Provision of Services for the Planting of Trees throughout the City of Edinburgh

Provision of Services for the Planting of Trees throughout the City of Edinburgh

The City of Edinburgh Council (Council) is required to provide a tree planting service throughout the City of Edinburgh. The Council have purchased the trees and successful contractor will be responsible for planting them.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


City of Edinburgh Council

Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street,

Edinburgh

EH8 8BG

UK

Tracey-Ann Don

+44 1312002323
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


City of Edinburgh Council

Commercial & Procurement Unit, 1.5 Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street,

Edinburgh

EH8 8BG

UK

Tracey-Ann Don

+44 1312002323
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


City of Edinburgh Council

Commercial & Procurement Unit, 1.5 Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street,

Edinburgh

EH8 8BG

UK

Tracey-Ann Don

+44 1312002323
http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Provision of Services for the Planting of Trees throughout the City of Edinburgh

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The City of Edinburgh Council (Council) is required to provide a tree planting service throughout the City of Edinburgh. The Council have purchased the trees and successful contractor will be responsible for planting them.

The trees will be held at the Inverleith depot (north area) and the successful contract will be required to collect them from this location.

It is essential the trees are planted and the programme is completed by February 2013.

There will be a total of 373 tree to be planted in various locations across Edinburgh – a full list in included in the tender documentation.

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=242528.

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=242528.

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
249999 other Horticultural
241600 Trees and Shrubs

160 … Edinburgh & Lothians

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

The contract period if for one year with the option to extend for a further 12 months.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

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

CT3120

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
02-11-2012  Time  15:00

c) Estimated award date  12-11-2012

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=242528

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(SC Ref:242528)

5.2

Additional Documentation

CT3120-Schedule B Terms and Conditions
CT3120-Schedule C – Pricing Schedule
Appendix 1 Planting lists – Parks – Areas – Totals – Final
CT3120-Schedule A – Specification Final
CT3120-Schedule 1 – OPEN – Instructions to Tenderers Final
CT3120-Schedule 2 – OPEN – Tenderer’s Submission Final

5.3

Publication date of this notice

19-10-2012