Pest Control Services Framework

Pest Control Services Framework

The South East Consortium is looking to appoint contractors to a framework agreement for the provision of Pest Control Services.

United Kingdom-Sittingbourne: Pest-control services

2013/S 146-254140

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

South East Consortium
Building 190, Kent Science Park
For the attention of: M. Harrison
ME9 8NP Sittingbourne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1795434451

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.southeastconsortium.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA18401

Further information can be obtained from: South East Consortium
Building 190, Kent Science Park
For the attention of: M. Harrison
ME9 8NP Sittingbourne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1795434451
Internet address: www.southeastconsortium.org.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: South East Consortium
Building 190, Kent Science Park
For the attention of: M. Harrison
ME9 8NP Sittingbourne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1795434451
Internet address: www.southeastconsortium.org.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: South East Consortium
Building 190, Kent Science Park
For the attention of: M. Harrison
ME9 8NP Sittingbourne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1795434451
Internet address: www.southeastconsortium.org.uk

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: yes

Current and future members of the South East Consortium

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Pest Control Services.
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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UK.
NUTS code UK

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

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 10
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 5 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The South East Consortium is looking to appoint contractors to a framework agreement for the provision of Pest Control Services.
The scope will include planned / responsive call outs and cover species such as mice, rats, wasps, insects, bugs, squirrels, moles and birds.
All services are to be carried out in accordance with the BPCA, NPTA, CIEH and CRRU guidelines.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=105541

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.myTenders.org/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=105541

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.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90922000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
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
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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:

SEC 5896
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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: 10.9.2013
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

10.9.2013 – 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

Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Under the Public Services Act 2012, at mini competition stage as part of the tender process the SEC member may request that the Service Provider help support the economic and social well being of the community. To actively participate in the economic and social regeneration of the locality. Delivering both Targeted Recruitment & Training and supply chain requirements.
(MT Ref:105541)
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

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

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:25.7.2013