Woodland and Countryside Management Services for Yorkshire Water

Woodland and Countryside Management Services for Yorkshire Water

Yorkshire Water Services is looking to create frameworks for Woodland and Countryside Management, including but not limited to all aspects of forestry management, hard and soft landscaping, footpath, tracks, bridleway, carpark and boundary maintenance.

United Kingdom-Bradford: Forestry management services

2014/S 249-443672

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Yorkshire Water Services Limited
PO Box 500
For the attention of: Neil Shackleton
BD6 2LZ Bradford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1274632375
E-mail: neil.shackleton@yorkshirewater.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Main activity

Water

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Woodland and Countryside Management Services.

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

Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Bradford.

NUTS code UKE41

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

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 8

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 5

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 8 000 000 GBP

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

Yorkshire Water Services (YWS) is looking to create frameworks for Woodland and Countryside Management, including but not limited to all aspects of forestry management, hard and soft landscaping, footpath, tracks, bridleway, carpark and boundary maintenance.
Competent contractors are required to scope, design, tender, appoint sub-contractors and managed schemes of works across a range of sites within the Yorkshire region. All work must be carried out in accordance with current legislation and comply with YW health and safety policies.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77231000, 77231000, 71420000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more 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:

Lot One
Forestry management
Scope, design, tender and managed schemes of works.
Assess and appoint sub-contractors.
Provide expertise in planning, legislation and funding opportunities.
Management of Timber sales.
Provide expertise in operating polices & procedures.
Compliance to legislation and H&S Policy.
Customer/visitor management.
Financial Transparency and clear reporting.
Lot 2
Countryside Management
Scope, design, tender and managed schemes of works.
Assess and appoint sub-contractors.
Provide expertise in planning, legislation and funding opportunities.
Provide expertise in operating policies & procedures.
Compliance to Legislation and H&S Policy.
Customer/visitor management.
Financial Transparency and clear reporting.

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

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Forestry Management

1)Short description:

Forestry management
Scope, design, tender and managed schemes of works.
Assess and appoint sub-contractors.
Provide expertise in planning, legislation and funding opportunities.
Management of Timber sales.
Provide expertise in operating polices & procedures.
Compliance to legislation and H&S Policy.
Customer/visitor management.
Financial Transparency and clear reporting.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77231000

Lot No: 2Lot title: Countryside Management

1)Short description:

Scope, design, tender and managed schemes of works.
Assess and appoint sub-contractors.
Provide expertise in planning, legislation and funding opportunities.
Provide expertise in operating policies & procedures.
Compliance to Legislation and H&S Policy.
Customer/visitor management.
Financial Transparency and clear reporting.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71420000

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
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
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

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

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

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 entity:

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

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Payable documents: no

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

30.1.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:

23.12.2014

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