Historic Scotland Grounds Maintenance at Edinburgh Castle

Historic Scotland Grounds Maintenance at Edinburgh Castle

Historic Scotland is looking to appoint suppliers to provide Grounds Maintenance services at Holyrood. 

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Historic Scotland

Procurement Unit, Longmore House, Salisbury Place,

Edinburgh

EH9 1SH

UK

Fiona Ferrie

+44 1316688632

hs.procurement@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

+44 1316688877
http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Historic Scotland

Procurement Unit, Longmore House, Salisbury Place,

Edinburgh

EH9 1SH

UK

Fiona Ferrie

+44 1316688632

hs.procurement@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

+44 1316688877
http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Historic Scotland

Procurement Unit, Longmore House, Salisbury Place,

Edinburgh

EH9 1SH

UK

Fiona Ferrie

+44 1316688632

hs.procurement@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

+44 1316688877
http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Historic Scotland Grounds Maintenance at Edinburgh Castle

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Historic Scotland is looking to appoint suppliers to provide Grounds Maintenance services at Holyrood. The general types of ground maintenance that Historic Scotland will requrie is likely to include: the mowing of all lawns, seim-coarse grasslands, slopes, ramparts; trimming of all lawn edges; strimming around the bases of walls, trees and signs; the application of approved herbicides as and when specified; weed control of all footpaths, car park, road gutters and gravel areas; gardening duties are to be carried out on landscaped areas and will include the weeding, forking, pruning and the application of fertilisers as specified in the tender documentation; leaf and branch clearing duties may also be required. The contract is anticipated to commence on the 1st April 2012 and will finish on the 31st March 2014. There will be an option to extend for up to a further 2 years until 31st March 2016. Scottish Natural Heritage may utilise the contracts.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please vist the Pubilc Contracts Scotland website at http//publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

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=212687.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=212687.

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. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

 

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=217349.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=217349.

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. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

241200 Services
241210 Services – Tree Trimming
241211 Services – Weed Control
391100 Open Spaces
391111 Open Spaces – Maintenance

160 … Edinburgh & Lothians

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

The estimated value of this contract is 9,500.00 per annum.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Minimum standards and qualification required.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

HS/C/3731

4.3

Time Limits


06-03-2012  Time  12:00

b) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

4.5

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

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Tender Submission Postbox facility. Further details are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=217349

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Collaborative arrangements:

Scottish Natural Heritage

(SC Ref:217349)

5.2

Additional Documentation

General Tender Documents
Maintenance Sheets for Edinburgh Castle
Specific Scheule for Edinburgh Castle
Edinburgh Castle Plan
Site Maps for Edinburgh Castle
Site Specific Hazards Edinburgh Castle

5.3

Publication date of this notice

09-01-2012