Landscape Maintenance Services Liverpool

Landscape Maintenance Services Liverpool

The maintenance of the Hope Park campus, with reference to the following: The Hope Park site is approximately 15 hectares, with 60 % of the land being sports pitches, gardens, open lawned areas, woodlands and car parks.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Horticultural services

2013/S 191-329642

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Liverpool Hope University
Estates, Hope Park, Taggart Avenue
Contact point(s): Procurement Manager
L16 9JD Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1512913157
E-mail: tenders@hope.ac.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)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Education
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:

Provision of Landscape Maintenance Services.
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: Hope Park Campus, Childwall.
NUTS code
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)

The maintenance of the Hope Park campus, with reference to the following:
The Hope Park site is approximately 15 hectares, with 60 % of the land being sports pitches, gardens, open lawned areas, woodlands and car parks. An extensive footpath system serves the whole site with additional internal site roads providing access to car parks and delivery points. Hope Park is divided into an east Campus and a west campus, which are located either side of Hope Park, a continuation of Taggart Avenue. The University grounds have been attractively landscaped over many years with a mixture of well-maintained lawned areas, shrub and flower beds and gardens. There are also individual trees, groups of trees and small woodlands of which approximately 2 thirds are preserved under a Tree Preservation Order. The landscape of the site is constantly evolving with new and replacement planting adding to the attraction of the many herbaceous borders and additional young trees being planted at appropriate locations.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77300000, 77311000, 77320000, 77312000, 77310000, 77314000, 77315000, 77340000, 77211500, 77211400

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:
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: 36 (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:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
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
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: Any supplier may be disqualified who is:
a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations.
b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsorily winding up the business by the administration of the court or of an arrnagement with creditors or of any other simialar proceedings under national laws and regulations.
c) has been convicted by a judgement which has force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate
e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the countryin which he is established or with those of the contracting authority
f) has not fulfilled obligations to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority
g) is gulty of serious misrepresentation in supplying such information required under this section or has not supplied such information
h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation
i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption
j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the convention relating to the protection of the financialinterests of the European Communities
EN Standard form 02 – Contract notice 6 / 16
k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
b) the presentation of balance sheets or extracts from balance sheets, where publication of the balance sheet is required under law of the country in which the economic operator is established
c) a statement of the undertaking of providers overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator
started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available. Minimum level;(s) of standards possible required, the organisation should have a minimum long term credit rating of A as measured by Fitch
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
a) a list of principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past 3 years , with the sums dates and recipients , whether public or private sector, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given;
b) where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority
c)n where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchasers certification or failing this, simply by a declartion by the economic operator;
d) for public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases and indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Detailed within the tender document
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

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

LHU – 00000006
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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

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

4.10.2013
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 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
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:30.9.2013