Broughton Allotments: Hard and Soft Landscaping Works

Broughton Allotments: Hard and Soft Landscaping Works

[Value: £50000.0 – £100000.0 | Location: Milton Keynes | Deadline Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 00:00:00 GMT | Description: The Homes and Communities Agency is looking to appoint a contractor to who is able to layout and construct allotments, access and ancillary services in accordance with the approved plan at the site of Broughton Linear Park.

Reference number: HCAP12070

Deadline date: 31/01/2012

This deadline is for… Expressions of interest and completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaires (by 2pm)

Contract value: £50,000 – £100,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Milton Keynes

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Homes and Communities Agency

Description of the contract

The Homes and Communities Agency is looking to appoint a contractor to who is able to layout and construct allotments, access and ancillary services in accordance with the approved plan at the site of Broughton Linear Park. The works will comprise • Earthworks, including site clearance, cleaning out ditches, re profiling and top soiling, with all material reused and remaining on site. • Land drainage • Reinforced grass or alternative access road and parking areas in accordance with planning • Water supply, including connection to water mains, permanent road re- instatement, Anglian Water charges, provision and installation of troughs • Electricity supply • Soft landscaping, including grass seeding, orchard planting, native shrub planting Due to ongoing discussions regarding the boundary finishing, contractors will be required to either • supply and erect 1.8m high steel weldmesh fencing or • supply and plant quickthorn / native species hedge.


Classification of the contract

45112700 Landscaping work

Additional information

Contract type: Works – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria below:

Priority Description of criteria Percentage weighting
1 Price 70.00
2 Quality 30.00

Estimated length of contract: 182 Days


Who to contact

Contact name Ann Seipp

Address 4th Floor, One Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester , M1 1RG

Telephone 0161 200 6127

Extension number:

Fax 0161 212 5901


How to apply

To register your interest and receive a PQQ to complete, email The deadline date for the return of completed PQQs is 2pm 31st January 2012. Shortlisted parties will be invited by 21st February 2012. As part of the procurement process, the HCA needs to be satisfied that you have systems in place for managing health and safety within your business. Organisations wishing to tender for HCA contracts must be registered and assessed by a prequalification assessment scheme which is a member of SIPP (Safety Schemes in Procurement). This also applies to Non Construction companies. Registration and assessment must be in place prior to being invited to formally tender for the project or works. Further information on SIPP and details of assessment scheme members can be found on All discussions, meetings and communications will be conducted in English. The contract will be subject to English law. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in GBP and all payments under the contract will be made in GBP. This procurement and award is subject to the transparency arrangements being adopted by the UK Government. These arrangements include the publication of tender documentation issued by the HCA and the contract between the HCA and supplier. Bidders should highlight any areas they consider commercially sensitive in order for the HCA to be able to honour our transparency obligations without undermining the bidders commercial interests. Candidates are advised that the HCA is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“The Act”). If a candidate considers that any of the information supplied as part of this procurement procedure should not be disclosed because of its commercial sensitivity, confidential or otherwise, they must, when providing this information, clearly identify the specific information they do not wish to be disclosed and clearly specify the reasons for its sensitivity. The HCA shall take such statements into consideration in the event that it receives a request pursuant to the Act which relates to the information provided by the interested party. Please note, it is insufficient to include a statement of confidentiality encompassing all the information provided in the response. The HCA takes a zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption and sets high standards of impartiality, integrity and objectivity in relation to the stewardship of public funds and the management of its activities. The principles contained within this policy apply to both internal and external audiences, including anyone wishing to undertake business or engage with the HCA. Please refer to our Anti-bribery and Corruption Policy by visiting for further information.