Grounds Maintenance Services London

Grounds Maintenance Services London

This is for Grounds Maintenance and concessionary gardening services in the greater Hertsmere area. This contract will be for an intial 4 year period, with an option to extend for a further 2 years.

United Kingdom-London: Grounds maintenance services

2014/S 051-085403

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Affinity Sutton Group
6 More London Place, Tooley Street
For the attention of: Annemarie Connors
SE1 2DA London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: asg.tenders@affinitysutton.com

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.affinitysutton.com

Electronic access to information: http://www.affinitysutton.com/about_us/tender_opportunities.aspx

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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 Hertsmere.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 14: Building-cleaning services and property management services
NUTS code UK,UKJ

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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

This is for Grounds Maintenance and concessionary gardening services in the greater Hertsmere area. This contract will be for an intial 4 year period, with an option to extend for a further 2 years.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 000 000 and 2 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Details of deposits, guarantees and other forms of appropriate security will be set out in the Invitiation to tender.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Details of deposits, guarantees and other forms of appropriate security will be set out in the Invitation to tender.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Details of legal form are set out in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the PQQ. In particular applicants will be asked to confirm that none of the conditions set out in Article 45 of the Directive 2004/18/EC apply to their organisation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants will be required to complete a PQQ consistent with the provisions of the Directive2004/18/EC. The questionnaire is available
electronically from http://affinitysutton.com/about_us_tender_opportunities.aspx and must be returned in electronic form by the date stipulated. Please refer section IV.3.4.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the PQQ.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Applicants will be required to complete a PQQ consistent with the provisions of the Directive 2004/18/EC. The questionnaire is available electronically from http://affinitysutton.com/

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the PQQ.

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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 7
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:

0227 – 14AC
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 6.4.2014
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

10.4.2014 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

Any EU official language
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
WC2 2LL London

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point infromation on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The Public Contract Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) (as amended) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the 2006 Regulations to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be started within 30 days beginning with the date when the aggrieved party first knew or ought to have know that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10.3.2014