Grounds Maintenance Services Norwich
Grounds maintenance, street cleansing and arboriculture services.
UK-Norwich: grounds maintenance services
Section I: Contracting authority
Norwich City Council
City Hall, St Peter Street
Contact point(s): Procurement Team
For the attention of: Robin Hare
NR2 1NH Norwich
Telephone: +44 1603212412
General address of the contracting authority: www.norwich.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.norwich.gov.uk
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)
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Housing and community amenities
Recreation, culture and religion
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UKH13
77314000, 90611000, 77211500, 98371110, 90922000, 77312000, 45112700, 77320000, 50870000, 90690000
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 40 000 000 and 50 000 000 GBP
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 120 (from the award of the contract)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr.
Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
(a) A list of the works carried out over the past five years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct;
(b) A list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given:
— Where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority,
— Where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator.
(c) An indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work;
(d) A description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities;
(e) Where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capacities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate;
(f) The educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work;
(g) For public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, an indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract;
(h) A statement of the average annual manpower of the service provider or contractor and the number of managerial staff for the last 3 years;
(i) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract;
(j) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract;
(k) With regard to the products to be supplied:
(i) Samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so requests;
(ii) Certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards.
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: 1. Economic operators who meet the councils minimum mandatory criteria. 2. The highest scoring economic operators against the scoring criteria as detailed in the pre qualification questionnaire.
Section VI: Complementary information
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 26.3.2017 or 26/03/2022
See paragraph VI 4.2
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Norwich City Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such additional information should be requested in writing from: Procurement Team, Norwich City Council, City Hall, Norwich NR2 1NH, UNITED KINGDOM (e-mail: email@example.com). If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended by the Public Contracts Regulations 2010) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.
See paragraph VI 4.2
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:3.4.2012