Grounds Maintenance Services Across Scotland
Scottish Water Ad-Hoc Grounds Maintenance Framework Agreement.
United Kingdom-Stepps: Grounds maintenance services
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
I.1)Name and addresses
The Bridge, Buchanan Gate Business Park, Cumbernauld Road
Contact person: Mark Duignan
Telephone: +44 1414830266
NUTS code: UKM
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10303
Section II: Object
Scottish Water Ad-Hoc Grounds Maintenance Framework Agreement
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Framework Agreement for provision of ad-hoc grounds maintenance services on Scottish Water sites throughout Scottish mainland.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Scottish Water is seeking suppliers for provision of ad-hoc grounds maintenance services throughout mainland Scotland on a Framework Agreement.
The services required are:
— repair and replacement of fencing,
— reinstatement of private roads,
— reinstatement of agricultural land,
— reinstatement of of residential and public land,
— grounds clearance including hand-weeding at Scottish Water service reservoir sites,
— arboricultural/tree surgery services,
— land drainage,
— reactive winter grounds maintenance services.
Bids are sought for each of the services, combined with post code regions serviced by the supplier.
The procurement will encompass a Pre-Qualification (PQQ) and Invitation to Negotiate (ITN) stage.
Only bids that have passed the pre-qualification stage will be evaluated at the ITN Stage.
Total forecasted annual expenditure is estimated to be between 300 000 GBP and 500 000 GBP.
There is no guarantee or estimate given relating to expenditure with any individual supplier.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
3 options to extend the Framework Agreement term by up to 24-months. i.e. total potential term (including extensions) is 8 years.
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Up to 3 suppliers are sought for each of the Scottish Post Code regions, for each service.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Bidders will be required to demonstrate/evidence previous experience in providing the services listed as well as their capability and capacity to fulfil requirements specific to Scottish Water.
Bidders must meet 3 mandatory minimum requirements in order to be considered:
— experience at working for client(s) with multiple sites,
— experience at working without direct client supervision,
— capability to receive and transmit pictures of jobs from/to client.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Applicants will be expected to be of sufficient financial and economic standing to support the anticipated contract value. All applicants must complete the financial questions within the pre-qualification questionnaire and tender documents. Financial standing relevant to the anticipated contract value will be determined by Scottish Water based on the response to the pre-qualification questionnaire and any further financial checks deemed necessary.
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
Scottish Water reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds or other forms of appropriate security.
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
All prices quoted shall be in Sterling (UK) and all payments shall be made in Sterling (UK). Payment shall be made on the basis of completed services in accordance with the agreed contract rates, schedules and conditions of contract.
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
In the event of a group of companies submitting an accepted offer it will be necessary for each member of the group to sign an undertaking that each company in the group will be jointly and severally liable for the satisfactory performance of the contract.
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
Bidders must comply with modern slavery act and operate an ethical supply chain.
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
If the procurement strategy remains uncganged, the framework will be re-tendered in 2027.
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not registered, you must register via https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Scottish Water will not accept the ESPD. We will only accept a completed Scottish Water PQQ document.
This notice does not preclude Scottish Water from issuing other notices for specific requirements. Responses to the OJEU Notice will be evaluated and only successful applicants following PQQ evaluation will be invited to submit a tender. Scottish Water reserves the right to divide the scope of the contract into lots at tender and contract award stages as it deems appropriate. Applicants who fail to supply all of the information requested in response to this notice or any resulting tender exercise may risk elimination.
The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 13843. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343
The Bridge, Buchanan Gate Business Park
Telephone: +44 7875872513Internet address: www.scottishwater.co.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: