Environmental Works Contractors – United Utilities Framework

Environmental Works Contractors – United Utilities Framework

United Utilities is seeking to award framework agreements for the provision of environmental works across its full region. Lot 1: Landscaping (a) North, (b) South.

United Kingdom-Warrington: Environmental improvement works

2020/S 041-098130

Contract notice – utilities

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: United Utilities Water Ltd
National registration number: 02366678
Postal address: Lingley Mere Business Park
Town: Warrington
NUTS code: UKD
Postal code: WA5 3LP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Linda Robinson
E-mail: regulatoryprocurementteam@uuplc.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1925678328
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.unitedutilities.com

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/43984

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=31953&B=UNITEDUTILITIES
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=31953&B=UNITEDUTILITIES
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Water

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Works-Framework-Environmental Works Contractors

Reference number: PRO004150

II.1.2)Main CPV code

45262640

II.1.3)Type of contract

Works

II.1.4)Short description:

United Utilities is seeking to award framework agreements for the provision of environmental works across its full region. The requirement has been split into 8 lots as follows:

Lot 1: Landscaping (a) North, (b) South;

Lot 2: Treeworks (a) North, (b) South;

Lot 3: Silviculture (a) North, (b) South;

Lot 4: River Restoration (a) North, (b) South.

North lots are located from Lancaster up to Carlisle, and South lots are located from Preston down to Crewe. A Map can be found within the procurement documents for further detail.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 18 520 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 8
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Works-Framework-Environmental Works Contractors

Lot No: 1a – Landscaping (North)

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

03450000
45112700
77314000
77340000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Landscaping and reinstatement

The main implementation operations involved are site clearance, hedgerow pruning and netting, earthworks, top soiling, tree protection, cultivation, watering, tree pruning, coppicing, landscape maintenance operations, seeding and hydro seeding, turfing, planting, hedging, fencing including amphibian fencing, walling, limited drainage, and hard surfacing.

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: 4 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 7

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial term of 3 years with optional extension periods up to a max of 8 years based on mutual agreement.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Works-Framework-Environmental Works Contractors

Lot No: 1b – Landscaping (South)

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45112700
77314000
77340000
03450000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Landscaping and reinstatement.

The main implementation operations involved are site clearance, hedgerow pruning and netting, earthworks, top soiling, tree protection, cultivation, watering, tree pruning, coppicing, landscape maintenance operations, seeding and hydro seeding, turfing, planting, hedging, fencing including amphibian fencing, walling, limited drainage, and hard surfacing.

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: 4 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 7

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial term of 3 years with optional extension periods up to a max of 8 years based on mutual agreement.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Works-Framework-Environmental Works Contractors

Lot No: 2a – Treeworks (North)

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77211500
77211300
77211400
77211600
77340000
77341000
03452000
77314000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Treeworks.

Pruning, felling, clearance of trees, scrub and hedgerows. The major forestry and large scale planting schemes are not in the scope of this requirement.

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: 1 200 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 7

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial term of 3 years with optional extension periods up to a max of 8 years based on mutual agreement.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Works-Framework-Environmental Works Contractors

Lot No: 2b – Treeworks (South)

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77211500
77211300
77211400
77211600
77340000
77341000
03452000
77314000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Treeworks

Pruning, felling, clearance of trees, scrub and hedgerows. The major forestry and large scale planting schemes are not in the scope of this requirement.

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: 1 200 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 7

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial term of 3 years with optional extension periods up to a max of 8 years based on mutual agreement

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Works-Framework-Environmental Works Contractors

Lot No: 3a – Silviculture (North)

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77230000
77211300
77211400
77211500
77211600
03452000
03450000
77000000
77200000
77231000
77231700
77314000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Silviculture

Planting, felling, harvesting and general tree and vegetation management.

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: 2 800 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 7

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial term of 3 years with optional extension periods up to a max of 8 years based on mutual agreement.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Works-Framework-Environmental Works Contractors

Lot No: 3b – Silviculture (South)

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77230000
77211300
77211400
77211500
77211600
03452000
03450000
77000000
77200000
77231000
77231700
77314000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Silviculture

Planting, felling, harvesting and general tree and vegetation management.

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: 1 200 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 7

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial term of 3 years with optional extension periods up to a max of 8 years based on mutual agreement.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Works-Framework-Environmental Works Contractors

Lot No: 4a – River Restoration (North)

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45246000
45246100
45246200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

River restoration:

Provision of river engineering design and/or construction services to include riverbank stabilisation and protection (using conventional and bioengineering techniques) and sediment and tree clearance and redistribution works.

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: 2 120 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial term of 3 years with optional extension periods up to a max of 8 years based on mutual agreement.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Works-Framework-Environmental Works Contractors

Lot No: 4b – River Restoration (South)

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45246000
45246100
45246200

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

River restoration:

Provision of river engineering design and/or construction services to include riverbank stabilisation and protection (using conventional and bioengineering techniques) and sediment and tree clearance and redistribution works.

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: 2 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial term of 3 years with optional extension periods up to a max of 8 years based on mutual agreement.

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:

Please refer to procurement documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Please refer to procurement documents.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Please refer to procurement documents.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Please refer to procurement documents.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Please refer to procurement documents.

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition

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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 36
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: no
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: 26/03/2020
Local time: 10:00
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:

English

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

Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court of England and Wales
Postal address: City of Westminster
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

24/02/2020