Wirral Borough Council Arboriculture Services Contract

Wirral Borough Council Arboriculture Services Contract

The Wirral has a Streetscene tree population of approximately 23,500 Highway and former Social Housing Area trees.

United Kingdom-Birkenhead: Agricultural and horticultural products

2016/S 091-163624

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Wirral Borough Council
Old Market House, 4th Floor, West Wing, Hamilton Street
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement
CH41 5AL Birkenhead
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tenders@wirral.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.wirral.gov.uk/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.the-chest.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Wirral Borough Council
Old Market House, 4th Floor, West Wing, Hamilton Street
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement
CH41 5AL Birkenhead
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tenders@wirral.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Wirral Borough Council
Old Market House, 4th Floor, West Wing, Hamilton Street
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement
CH41 5AL Birkenhead
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tenders@wirral.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Wirral Borough Council
Old Market House, 4th Floor, West Wing, Hamilton Street
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement
CH41 5AL Birkenhead
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tenders@wirral.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Arboriculture Services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Wirral has a Streetscene tree population of approximately 23 500 Highway and former Social Housing Area trees and an unidentified number of trees of various nature and density across the majority of the 120 areas of Public Open Space for which it is responsible. This contract will also include for the maintenance of trees within other Council owned parks and cemeteries where the trees are adjacent to roads, pavements, footpaths and other facilities and buildings used by the public.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03100000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The Wirral has a Streetscene tree population of approximately 23 500 Highway and former Social Housing Area trees and an unidentified number of trees of various nature and density across the majority of the 120 areas of Public Open Space for which it is responsible. This contract will also include for the maintenance of trees within other Council owned parks and cemeteries where the trees are adjacent to roads, pavements, footpaths and other facilities and buildings used by the public.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 540 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

See tender documents for more information.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

See tender documents for more information.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Employer Liability Insurance 10 000 000 GBP Public Liability Insurance 5 000 000 GBP Professional Indemnity 2 000 000 GBP.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

DN127173
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 13.6.2016 – 12:00
Payable documents: yes
Price: 0 GBP
Terms and method of payment: All details stated within tender document.

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

13.6.2016 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

10.5.2016

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 14.6.2016 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Information within tender document.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

The contract is initially for 2 years, with the option to extend for up to a further 1 year. To take part in any exercise and to express an interest in a contract opportunity, you must register on The Chest. On the Opportunities portal home page there is an option to ‘Register Free’ in the top right hand corner of the screen. If your organisation is already a registered user, you should read the supplier guides available on The Chest. To express your interest in this contract, log on to The Chest and go to ‘Search Latest Opportunities’. All questions relating to this tender must be raised via the Chest. If you experience any technical problems using The Chest, please email nwsupport@due-north.com or telephone: +44 8452930459. Tenderers are advised to read the ”Instructions to Tenderers’ document before completing their submission.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Courts Of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Royal Courts Of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10.5.2016

 

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