Arboricultural Services for the East Midlands and East of England

Arboricultural Services for the East Midlands and East of England

Provision of tree maintenance service in for the for responisive and health and safety works at properties in the East and East Midlands.

United Kingdom-Swindon: Tree-maintenance services

2013/S 179-309322

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

English Heritage
Procurement Department (Not to be used for enquiries or submissions – please see addressee/contact below)
SN2 2Eh Swindon
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@english-heritage.org.uk

Further information can be obtained from: English Heritage
Brooklands House, 24 Brooklands Avenue
For the attention of: Dr Robin Bain
CB2 2BU Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: robin.bain@english-heritage.org.uk
Internet address: www.english-heritage.org.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: English Heritage
Brooklands House, Brooklands Avenue
For the attention of: Dr Robin Bain
CB2 2BU Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: robin.bain@english-heritage.org.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: English Heritage
Brooklands House, 24 Brooklands Avenue
For the attention of: Dr Robin Bain
CB2 2BU Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: robin.bain@english-heritage.org.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion
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:

Arboricultural Services for the East Midlands and East of England.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair 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)

Tree-maintenance services. Provision of tree maintenance service in for the for responisive and health and safety works at properties in the East and East Midlands.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77211500

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
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:

Provision of Arboricultural services for a contract period of 5+2 years at the following English Heritage properties/locations:
East Midlands:
Lincoln Bishops Palace, Rushton Triangular Lodge, Lyddington Bede House, Stanton Moor Stone Circle, Rufford Abbey, Peveril Castle, Hardwick Old Hall, Kirby Muxloe Castle, South Wingfield Manor, Gainsborough Hall, Ashby De La Zouch Castle, Bolingbroke Castle, Kirby Hall, Sutton Scarsdale Hall, Bolsover Castle.
Eastern Region:
Binham Priory, Bushmead Priory, Houghton House, Thetford Holy Sepulchre, Caister Roman Site, Longthorpe Tower, Thetford Warren Lodge, Landguard Fort, Waltham Abbey gatehouse, Widdington Barn, Norwich Cow Tower, Denny Abbey, Mistley Towers, St. Olaves Priory, Old Gorehambury, St. Botolphs Priory, Grimes Graves, Orford Castle, Tilbury Fort, Bury St. Edmunds Abbey, Hadleigh Castle, Baconsthorpe Castle, Castle Acre Castle, North Elmham Saxon Cathedral, Weeting Castle, Castle Acre Priory, Thetford Priory, Bluebottle Grove, Castle Rising Castle, Berkhamsted Castle, Lexden Straight Road, Framlingham Castle, Audley End House, St. Albans Roman Wall, Wrest Park, Leiston Abbey, Brooklands House.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 140 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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
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: As Per PQQ/tender documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As Per PQQ/tender documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

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

Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The top scoring 5 suppliers based on responses to the PQQ will be invited to tender. Interested tenderers should e-mail the contact as stipulated in the advert in order to receive a PQQ.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

ARB_EAST/EAST MID_2013
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

11.10.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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

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

Please contact Dr Robin Bain to be sent a copy of the PQQ.
To view this notice, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=72965834

GO Reference: GO-2013911-PRO-5109393

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:

11.9.2013