Grounds Maintenance Services Contract Yorkshire 2020

Grounds Maintenance Services Contract Yorkshire 2020

For the avoidance of doubt we will only consider contractor(s) who either already have, or are willing to establish a base of operations no more than 20 miles from any of sites within the lot(s) being bid for.

United Kingdom-Shipley: Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services

2020/S 013-026280

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Accent Housing Ltd
National registration number: 30444R
Postal address: Charlestown House, Acorn Park Industrial Estate, Charlestown
Town: Shipley
NUTS code: UKE
Postal code: BD17 7SW
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement
Telephone: +44 3456780555
Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Grounds Maintenance Yorkshire

Reference number: DN458092

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:


This opportunity is published in full on the Proactis (formerly Due North) ProContract portal as project DN458092. Registration on ProContract is free of charge. Accent Housing Ltd will not respond to any contact or communication which is not made through the ProContract messaging platform. Any emails sent directly to Accent Housing Ltd will be deleted unread and telephone calls declined.

In order to support delivery of its corporate strategy in an efficient manner, Accent seeks 2 contractor(s) to deliver high-quality comprehensive grounds maintenance services across 2 lots of roughly equal size and value in Yorkshire.

The successful contractors will have demonstrable experience and a proven track record of providing high-quality grounds maintenance services.

For the avoidance of doubt we will only consider contractor(s) who either already have, or are willing to establish a base of operations no more than 20 miles from any of sites within the lot(s) being bid for. This geographic requirement is justified to respond effectively in the event of inclement weather, for example for snow clearing services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 1
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

There are 2 lots, no 1 supplier may be awarded both unless there are no credible alternate bids.



Lot 1 and Lot 2

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Grounds maintenance services against an output specification. For a detailed specification, ITT and all other supporting documentation including the geographical split of the 2 lots please go to and search for project DN458092.

‘Please note that neither telephone nor email contact are permitted. In order to comply with the requirements of PCR2015 all communication must be made via the Proactis messaging portal.’

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

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Two renewals, each of 12 months are permitted at the customer’s discretion.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 17/02/2020
Local time: 10:00
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:


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

Duration in months: 2 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17/02/2020
Local time: 10:30

Accent Housing Ltd registered office:

Charlestown House, Acorn Park Industrial Estate, Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD17 7SW.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: The Strand, Holborn
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: