Grounds Maintenance Services Lancashire

Grounds Maintenance Services Lancashire

Progress Housing Group will be awarding a framework to several suppliers for all the groups’ requirements for the provisions of Grounds Maintenance Services and associated services. UK-Leyland: grounds maintenance services

2012/S 77-126877

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Progress Housing Group
Sumner House, 21 King Street
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Rebecca Davenport
PR25 2LW Leyland
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1772450600
E-mail: tenders@progressgroup.org.uk
Fax: +44 1772450602

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.progressgroup.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0637

Further information can be obtained from: Progress Housing Group
Sumner House, 21 King Street
For the attention of: Rebecca Davenport
PR25 2LW Leyland
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1772450600
E-mail: tenders@progressgroup.org.uk
Fax: +44 1772450602
Internet address: www.progressgroup.org.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Progress Housing Group
Sumner House, 21 King Street
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Rebecca Davenport
PR25 2LW Leyland
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1772450600
E-mail: tenders@progressgroup.org.uk
Fax: +44 1772450602
Internet address: www.progressgroup.org.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Progress Housing Group
Sumner House, 21 King Street
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Rebecca Davenport
PR25 2LW Leyland
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1772450600
E-mail: gmresponses@progressgroup.org.uk
Fax: +44 1772450602
Internet address: www.progressgroup.org.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Grounds Maintenance Contract.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: North West England.
NUTS code UKD4

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 15
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 5
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: Procurment Part B Service.
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 500 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Progress Housing Group will be awarding a framework to several suppliers for all the groups’ requirements for the provisions of Grounds Maintenance Services and associated services. The Group is looking to work with contractors who are able to provide a solution that is appropriate to the current and future requirements of the Group. The tender consists of 6 lots based on the geographical location of Progress Housing Group stock. Bidders can bid for one or more lots.
Progress Housing Group provides a diverse range of housing solutions and related services throughout the UK including affordable rent, market rent, sheltered housing and housing for people with specialist needs. The subsidiaries of the Group are New Progress Housing Association, New Fylde Housing Limited and Progress Care Housing Association. This tender is for Progress Housing Group on behalf of its present and future subsidiaries.
Progress Housing Group has offices in the North West of England (mainly South Ribble & Fylde Coast) and also in Leeds, Lincoln & Boston. The contractors are to provide the appropriate equipment and associated support across the lifetime of this framework.
Contractors are to note that the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) may apply to this tender and only those suppliers who are invited to tender will receive the appropriate TUPE information.
The framework will be available to all members of the Progress Housing Group. The framework will be initially utilised by New Progress and New Fylde, however will be available to Progress Care Housing Association should they wish to call off from the framework at a later date within the agreed framework lifetime. New Progress and New Fylde are both based around the North West of England area. Progress Care is a supported living organisation which is based through out England. The previous expenditure is approximately 225 000 GBP per year in total. There is no current information on price per lot as historically the works have never been spilt into geographical lots. Please take the cost as a guide it is not indicative to approximate spend. This combined total is based on an approximate value of New Progress and New Fylde’s total expenditure on grounds maintenance work for the previous 12 months. The potential for Progress Cares expenditure contract value is an additional 300 000 GBP. No guarantees are given, nor are implied as to the value of works that will be placed with successful bidders participating in the resulting framework agreement.
The scope of the work will be divided into 6 Lots.
— New Fylde area,
— South Ribble/Chorley/Preston,
— West Lancashire/Skemersdale/Ormskirk,
— Burneside (Cumbria),
— Accrington,
— Fylde Parish Councils.
Anticipated start date for the framework is April 2013.
Contact details for any queries related to the PQQ please send via email to tenders@progressgroup.org.uk .Please return all completed PQQs to gmresponses@progressgroup.org.uk.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=87234.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 77312000, 77314100, 77341000, 77342000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.4.2013. Completion 31.3.2018

Information about lots

Lot No: 6 Lot title: Fylde Parish Councils – Lot 6

1)Short description

Grounds Maintenance.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 77312000, 77314100, 77341000, 77342000

3)Quantity or scope

.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 1 Lot title: New Fylde Area – Lot 1

1)Short description

Ground Maintenance.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 77312000, 77314100, 77341000, 77342000

3)Quantity or scope

.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: South Ribble/Chorley/Preston – Lot 2

1)Short description

Grounds Maintenance.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 77312000, 77314100, 77341000, 77342000

3)Quantity or scope

.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: West Lancashire/Skemersdale/Ormskirk – Lot 3

1)Short description

Grounds Maintenance.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 77312000, 77314100, 77341000, 77342000

3)Quantity or scope

.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Burneside (Cumbria) – Lot 4

1)Short description

Grounds Maintenance.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 77312000, 77314100, 77341000, 77342000

3)Quantity or scope

.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Accrington – Lot 5

1)Short description

Grounds Maintenance.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000, 77312000, 77314100, 77341000, 77342000

3)Quantity or scope

.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Monthly Invoice per lot.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See PQQ for details.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See PQQ for details.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 15
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

11.5.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

29.6.2012
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 5 years
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

The Framework will be a subsidised housing scheme works contract since the size and complexity if the scheme and the estimated duration of works involved will require planning of the scheme is based from the outset on close collaboration of a team from Progress Housing Group and Contractors.
(MT Ref:87234).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:17.4.2012