Grounds Maintenance Services Argyll

Grounds Maintenance Services Argyll

This contract is for the provision of Grounds Maintenance Services around residential properties managed by the Association across Argyll and Bute, a rural area which includes several islands such as Mull and Islay.
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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

 


Argyll Community Housing Association Limited

Investment & Regeneration, 63-65 Chalmers Street, Ardrishaig,

Lochgilphead

PA30 8DX

UK

Glenn Butcher

+44 1546605833
http://www.acha.co.uk
http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Argyll Community Housing Association Limited

Investment & Regeneration, Dalriada House, Lochnell Street,

Lochgilphead

PA31 8JL

UK

Glenn Butcher

+44 1546605833

glenn.butcher@acha.co.uk
http://www.acha.co.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Grounds Maintenance Services

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

This contract is for the provision of Grounds Maintenance Services around residential properties managed by the Association across Argyll and Bute, a rural area which includes several islands such as Mull and Islay. The contract is to run from March 2015 to the end of 2018 with an option of an additional year. Works consist of the cutting of residential and estate grass land to be cut to 4 different specifications. Contract also includes for shrub, hedge and flowerbed maintenance, weed-killing and invasive weed control, and tree risk management.

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=324589.

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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.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

241200 Services – Hortiicultural
241211 Services – Weed Control
241600 Trees and Shrubs
249999 other Horticultural
391111 Open Spaces – Maintenance

120 Highlands and Islands
150 Glasgow & Strathclyde

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Grass lands extend to approx 318,000 m2. This may vary over the contract as houses are sold and new developments come into the housing stock.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Experienced Grounds Maintenance Contractor with demonstrable history of providing varied services in and around rural residential housing schemes.

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

GM3

4.3

Time Limits

 

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Deadline for requests to participate
24-11-2014  Time  12:00

c) Dispatch of invitations to tender 12-12-2014

d) Estimated award date 02-02-2015

4.5

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

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(SC Ref:324589)

5.2

Additional Documentation

PQQ Grounds Maintenance Works Oct14

5.3

Publication date of this notice

27-10-2014