Grounds Maintenance Contract – Northern Ireland

Grounds Maintenance Contract – Northern Ireland

This contract is for the provision of grounds maintenance (including weed control) within NI Water sites across Northern Ireland.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Grounds maintenance services

2020/S 239-592287

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: NI Water and its subsidiaries
Postal address: Westland House
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT14 6TE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: sourcingniwater.com
E-mail: sourcing@niwater.com
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.6)Main activity

Water

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

C1085 — Provision of Grounds Maintenance

 

II.1.2)Main CPV code

77314000 Grounds maintenance services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

This contract is for the provision of grounds maintenance (including weed control) within NI Water sites across Northern Ireland. Services required under this contract will include grass cutting, removal and disposal of grass cuttings (where appropriate e.g. first cut), edge maintenance, hedge trimming, shrub pruning, tree surgery and weed control. The majority of the work will be carried out, in and around waste water treatment works, water supply sites, impounding reservoirs, services reservoirs, pumping stations, local offices, etc., however, any site(s) can be incorporated into this contract at any time during the contract period and the area rate will apply. These sites will be both manned and unmanned. This CfT is spilt into two lots operational areas). These being:

Lot 1: North West Operational Area;

Lot 2: South East Operational Area.

Economic operators may bid for both lots but can only be awarded one lot.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 2
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 1
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

North-West Area

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77211400 Tree-cutting services
71421000 Landscape gardening services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN0 Northern Ireland

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

This contract is for the provision of grounds maintenance (including weed control) within NI Water sites across Northern Ireland. Services required under this contract will include grass cutting, removal and disposal of grass cuttings (where appropriate e.g. first cut), edge maintenance, hedge trimming, shrub pruning, tree surgery and weed control. The majority of the work will be carried out, in and around waste water treatment works, water supply sites, impounding reservoirs, services reservoirs, pumping stations, local offices, etc., however, any site(s) can be incorporated into this contract at any time during the contract period and the area rate will apply. These sites will be both manned and unmanned. This CfT is spilt into two lots operational areas). These being:

Lot 1: North West Operational Area;

Lot 2: South East Operational Area.

Economic operators may bid for both lots but can only be awarded one lot.

 

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: 2 250 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 21
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Contract period is 21 months with the option to extend for 2 further years (1 + 1 years).

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Contract period is 21 months with the option to extend for 2 further years (1 + 1 years).

 

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

Contract period is 21 months with the option to extend for 2 further years (1 + 1 years).

 

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

South-East Area

 

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77211400 Tree-cutting services
71421000 Landscape gardening services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN0 Northern Ireland

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

This contract is for the provision of grounds maintenance (including weed control) within NI Water sites across Northern Ireland. Services required under this contract will include grass cutting, removal and disposal of grass cuttings (where appropriate e.g. first cut), edge maintenance, hedge trimming, shrub pruning, tree surgery and weed control. The majority of the work will be carried out, in and around waste water treatment works, water supply sites, impounding reservoirs, services reservoirs, pumping stations, local offices, etc., however, any site(s) can be incorporated into this contract at any time during the contract period and the area rate will apply. These sites will be both manned and unmanned. This CfT is spilt into two lots operational areas). These being:

Lot 1: North West Operational Area;

Lot 2: South East Operational Area.

Economic operators may bid for both lots but can only be awarded one lot.

 

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: 2 250 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 21
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Contract period is 21 months with the option to extend for 2 further years (1 + 1 years).

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Contract period is 21 months with the option to extend for 2 further years (1 + 1 years).

 

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

Contract period is 21 months with the option to extend for 2 further years (1 + 1 years).

 

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

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

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

Date: 05/01/2021
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:

English

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

Tender must be valid until: 05/04/2021

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 05/01/2021
Local time: 12:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes

VI.3)Additional information:

Contract period is 21 months with the option to extend for 2 further years (1 + 1 years).

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: NI Water
Town: Belfast
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

03/12/2020