Framework for Provision and Delivery of Horticultural Supplies

Framework for Provision and Delivery of Horticultural Supplies

A framework for the provision and direct delivery of a number of horticultural, garden and grounds products. These are grouped under the following product ranges: Fertilisers, Weed Killers and Pesticides, Composts, Grass Seeds, Line Marking, Summer Bedding Plants, Winter Bedding Plants, Trees (including conifers), Shrubs, Vegetable Seeds,

REFERENCE 60_14

60_14 Horticultural, Garden and Grounds Supplies
Awarding body ESPO

EST. VALUE

£800,000

EST. START DATE: 01/12/2014
EST. END DATE: 30/11/2016

Description

A framework for the provision and direct delivery of a number of horticultural, garden and grounds products. These are grouped under the following product ranges: Fertilisers, Weed Killers and Pesticides, Composts, Grass Seeds, Line Marking, Summer Bedding Plants, Winter Bedding Plants, Trees (including conifers), Shrubs, Vegetable Seeds, Gardening Sundries (Plant pots, labels etc), Gardening Tools, Miscellaneous. Supply will be either to the ESPO warehouse, or directly to end users.

The requirements are divided into the following lots:
• Lot 1 – Fertilisers
• Lot 2 – Weed Killers and Pesticides
• Lot 3 – Composts
• Lot 4 – Grass Seeds
• Lot 5 – Line Marking
• Lot 6 – Summer Bedding Plants
• Lot 7 – Winter Bedding Plants
• Lot 8 – Trees (including conifers)
• Lot 9 – Shrubs
• Lot 10 – Vegetable Seeds
• Lot 11 – Gardening Sundries (Plant pots, labels etc)
• Lot 12 – Gardening Tools
• Lot 13 – Miscellaneous
Full details on Lots are provided in the Invitation to Tender.

Whilst initially for use by local authorities served by ESPO (see www.espo.org for further details), being a Central Purchasing Body as defined by the EU Combined Procurement Directive 2004/18/EC, the Framework Agreement may also be open for use by the following classifications of user throughout all administrative regions of the UK: Local Authority Councils; Educational Establishments (including Academies); Central Government Departments and their Agencies; Police, Fire & Rescue and Coastguard Emergency Services; NHS and HSC Bodies, including Ambulance Services; Registered Charities; Registered Social Landlords; Full details of the classification of end user establishments and geographical areas is available on: http://www.espo.org/About-us-%281%29/FAQs/Legal

An eAuction process may be used to award subsequent call off contracts following the reopening of competition among the parties to the Framework Agreement.

In order to express an interest in tendering for this opportunity, please see details below and please ensure you refer to instructions and guidance available:
– Go to www.eastmidstenders.org
– (If you are not already registered) Register your company by selecting the ‘Register’ box on the top of the home page.
– Once registered visit the home page and search for the tender ‘60_14 Horticultural, Garden and Grounds Supplies’ by selecting ‘View Opportunities’
– Express an interest by selecting the ‘Register Interest’ box at the bottom of the screen
You should receive a notification email confirming your expression of interest.
If you experience any problems with registration or expression of interest, please refer any queries on Portal operation to support@due-north.com or telephone +44 1670597136.

Additional information

Contract Type One off
Procurement Process Open Tender
Option to extend The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated values stated include the option period.
Estimated ValueTEXT DESCRIPTION The value for participation by the wider public sector cannot be calculated accurately or guaranteed – but a range of £600k (the estimated potential value based on known participating establishments) to £800k is incorporated which includes the extension o
Category Horticultural,
CPV codes 03000000, 16000000, 24000000,
Suitable for SME YES

DOCUMENT AVAILABLE UNTIL

6 November 2014

about 1 month

SUBMISSION RETURN BY

6 November 2014

about 1 month

EXTEND CONTRACT OPTIONS:

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated values stated include the option period.

CONTACT DETAILS

ESPO
tenders@espo.org
01162657926