Grounds Maintenance Select List 2014-2016

Grounds Maintenance Select List 2014-2016

Rural Stirling HA wishes to select a list of suitable Grounds Maintenance Contractors, experienced in grass cutting and shrub maintenance contracts in the social rented and public sectors, to tender for the contract.

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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Rural Stirling Housing Association

Stirling Road,

Doune

FK16 6AA

UK

Robert McGregor

+44 1786841101

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Langmuir & Hay

60 Kelvingrove Street,

Glasgow

G3 7SA

UK

Paul Black

+44 1413326266

paul.black@langmuirandhay.com

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Langmuir & Hay

60 Kelvingrove Street,

Glasgow

G3 7Sa

UK

Paul Black

+44 1413326266

paul.black@langmuirandhay.com

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Grounds Maintenance 2014-2016

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Rural Stirling HA intends to let a contract for the forthcoming programme of Grounds Maintenance over a 3 year period (with the option to extend this for at least a further 2 years based on performance) commencing from Tuesday 1st April 2014. Rural Stirling HA wishes to select a list of suitable Grounds Maintenance Contractors, experienced in grass cutting and shrub maintenance contracts in the social rented and public sectors, to tender for the contract.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=277281.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=277281.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

391111 Open Spaces – Maintenance

140 Tayside, Central & Fife

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

The contract will be carried out within the geographical area covered by Rural Stirling HA in which they have a total housing stock of some 550 properties. The geographical area spreads from Tyndrum and Killin in the North to Balfron in the South and Stronachlachar in the West to Gargunnock in the East. There is no guarantee as to the number of properties or work content of the contract as this may increase or decrease throughout the course of the contract but it is envisaged that approximately £45,000 (ex VAT) per annum will be spent on grounds maintenance.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Contractors should already be aware of the nature of grounds maintenance and will require to have a clear understanding of both the regulatory regime relating to registered social landlords in Scotland and a working knowledge of the social housing sector in Scotland.

Provide adequate insurance cover as described elsewhere.

 

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Dual stage – Candidates must first pass a selection procedure before being invited to tender or negotiate.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

N/a

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation 18-09-2013

b) Deadline for requests to participate
20-09-2013  Time  12:00

c) Dispatch of invitations to tender 04-10-2013

d) Estimated award date 15-11-2013

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Tender Submission Postbox facility. Further details are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=277281

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(SC Ref:277281)

5.2

Additional Documentation

RSHA-grounds-2013-v1

5.3

Publication date of this notice

06-09-2013