Basildon Borough Council Arboricultural Services Contract

Basildon Borough Council Arboricultural Services Contract

The services comprises of various tree works throughout the borough.

United Kingdom-Basildon: Services incidental to forestry

2019/S 172-420018

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Basildon Borough Council
The Basildon Centre, St Martins Square
SS14 1DL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Angela Vine
Telephone: +44 1268533333
NUTS code: UKH3
Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Arboricultural Services

Reference number: CP-2019-0068

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Basildon Borough Council is seeking to let a contract for arboricultural services. Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced organisations who wish to be considered for the work which is provided in the specification. The services comprises of various tree works throughout the borough to trees located within parks, highways, open spaces, community related assets and housing properties. There is no guarantee of volumes of work to the contractor.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 882 964.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Basildon Borough Council (the ‘Council’) wishes to select a contractor to provide arboricultural services throughout the Borough in respect of highways, housing, parks and community related assets.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 882 964.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

— HSE approved first aid certification,

— manual handling training,

— hand arm vibration awareness training and monitoring (HAVS),

— CS 30 chainsaw maintenance,

— CS 31 felling of small trees,

— CS 32 felling of medium trees,

— CS 38 tree climbing and aerial rescue,

— CS 39 chainsaw operation from rope and harness,

— CS41 aerial rigging/section felling,


III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 14/10/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 14/10/2019
Local time: 12:00


Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Delta e-tendering via Tenderbox.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-201994-PRO-15327935

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Basildon District Council
The Basildon Centre
SS14 1DL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1268533333
Fax: +44 1268206614Internet address:
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Basildon Borough Council
The Basildon Centre
SS14 1DL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1268533333
Fax: +44 1268206614Internet address:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: