Horticultural Services London

Horticultural Services London

CLC4204 Grounds Maintenance Services Parks and Other Spaces Contract.

UK-London: horticultural services

2012/S 82-134788

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent
E14 2BG London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2073644795
E-mail: procurement@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/data/business/data/council-business/index.cfm

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: https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm
Northumberland
UNITED KINGDOM

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm
Northumberland
UNITED KINGDOM

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

CLC4204 Grounds Maintenance Services Parks and Other Spaces Contract.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UKI12

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)

Horticultural services. Planting and maintenance services of green areas. Grounds maintenance services. Sports fields maintenance services. Cleaning services. Planting and maintenance services of green areas. Grounds maintenance services. Sports fields maintenance services. Cleaning services. The provision of grounds maintenance, horticultural services and other associated activities for Tower Hamlets parks, other spaces and its schools as and when required from time to time.
The anticipated contract start date is 1.2.2013 for an initial period of 5 years with an option to extend for a further 2 year period.
The estimated value of the contract is between 900 000 GBP and 1 300 000 GBP per annum.
The Pre Qualification Questionnaire will be available to download on expression of interest.
Organisations wishing to express their interest in providing this service and downloading a copy of the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) must use the link below to register on the London Borough of Tower Hamlets e-tendering system, the London Tenders Portal which is free of charge. Please allow sufficient time to register (at least 1 working day). The London Borough of Tower Hamlets accepts no liability whatsoever for expressions of interest and PQQs that are not received due to internet connectivity issues, transmission delays or errors. https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?openForm

Completed Pre Qualification Questionnaires must be uploaded onto the London Borough of Tower Hamlets e-tendering system by 12:00 noon on 28.5.2012.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77300000, 77310000, 77314000, 77320000, 90910000

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
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

5 years with an option to extend for a further 2 year period.
The estimated value of the contract is.
Between 900 000 GBP and 1 300 000 GBP per annum.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 900 000 and 1 300 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (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:

A bankers bond guaranteeing performance of the bidder and any ultimate holding company where applicable may be required. Further details will be provided in the Invitation to Tender.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

The bidder will need to have a company turnover of at least 3 250 000 GBP.
Payment terms within 30 days.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Company, Partnership, LLP, PLC.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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 stated in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The bidder will need to have a company turnover of at least 3 250 000,00 GBP.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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 3: and maximum number 8
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:

CLC4204
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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

28.5.2012 – 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

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: 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

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. Please note all expressions of interest must be received via London Tenders Portal (see link in Annex A II) where the Pre Qualification Questionnaire document is also available to download. Please ensure the completed PQQs are returned via the same portal by 12:00 Noon on 28.5.2012. GO Reference: GO-2012424-PRO-3877019.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Mulberry Place
E14 2BG London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2073644795

Body responsible for mediation procedures

London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Mulberry Place
E14 2BG London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2073644795

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Mulberry Place
E14 2BG London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2073644795

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:24.4.2012