Rights of Way and Countryside Maintenance – Wiltshire

Rights of Way and Countryside Maintenance – Wiltshire

The rights of way and countryside service manages a diverse range of statutory, regulatory and discretionary services. 3 Lots.

United Kingdom-Trowbridge: Horticultural services

2020/S 014-028360

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Wiltshire Council
Postal address: County Hall, Bythesea Road
Town: Trowbridge
NUTS code: UKK15
Postal code: BA14 8JN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Miss Helen Danford
E-mail: helen.danford@wiltshire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1225713267
Fax: +44 1225713083
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.wiltshire.gov.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

ES0216 Rights of Way and Countryside Maintenance

Reference number: DN458590

II.1.2)Main CPV code

77300000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Rights of Way and Countryside Service manages a diverse range of statutory, regulatory and discretionary services. These include:

— the management, maintenance and enforcement of more than 3 850 miles of public rights of way, including sections of The Ridgeway and Thames Path National Trails,

— keeping the legal records of public rights of way, town and village greens, common land and highways maintainable at public expense and available for public inspection and responding to over 6 000 local land charges searches annually and numerous other enquiries concerning these records,

— processing applications to modify the definitive map and statement of public rights of way, to create, divert or stop-up public rights of way, to register new town and village greens and to amend and deregister common land,

— management and maintenance of a range of countryside sites owned by Wiltshire Council,

— devising and operating an annual programme of community-based countryside events,

— establishment and management of The Wiltshire and Swindon Countryside Access Forum,

— management and maintenance of trees on land owned by Wiltshire Council,

— working with and providing leadership and guidance to volunteer groups working on public rights of way and the council’s countryside sites, Wiltshire Tree Wardens, etc.

— supporting the work of the Cotswolds, the Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs and the North Wessex Downs Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the New Forest National Park and the Cotswold Water Park,

— supporting the work of the Canals and Rivers Trust, Cotswolds Canal Partnership, the Kennet and Avon Canal Trust and the Wiltshire, Swindon and Oxfordshire Canal Partnership (including liaison with other local authorities and statutory bodies) and liaison and support for the Wilts and Berks Canal Trust.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: North

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK15

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The rights of way and countryside service manages a diverse range of statutory, regulatory and discretionary services. These include:

— the management, maintenance and enforcement of more than 3 850 miles of public rights of way, including sections of The Ridgeway and Thames Path National Trails,

— keeping the legal records of public rights of way, town and village greens, common land and highways maintainable at public expense and available for public inspection and responding to over 6 000 local land charges searches annually and numerous other enquiries concerning these records,

— processing applications to modify the definitive map and statement of public rights of way, to create, divert or stop-up public rights of way, to register new town and village greens and to amend and deregister common land,

— management and maintenance of a range of countryside sites owned by Wiltshire Council,

— devising and operating an annual programme of community-based countryside events,

— establishment and management of The Wiltshire and Swindon Countryside Access Forum,

— management and maintenance of trees on land owned by Wiltshire Council,

— working with and providing leadership and guidance to volunteer groups working on public rights of way and the council’s countryside sites, Wiltshire Tree Wardens, etc.

— supporting the work of the Cotswolds, the Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs and the North Wessex Downs Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the New Forest National Park and the Cotswold Water Park,

— supporting the work of the Canals and Rivers Trust, Cotswolds Canal Partnership, the Kennet and Avon Canal Trust and the Wiltshire, Swindon and Oxfordshire Canal Partnership (including liaison with other local authorities and statutory bodies) and liaison and support for the Wilts and Berks Canal Trust.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 x 1 year extensions.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Central

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK15

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The rights of way and countryside service manages a diverse range of statutory, regulatory and discretionary services. These include:

— the management, maintenance and enforcement of more than 3850 miles of public rights of way, including sections of The Ridgeway and Thames Path National Trails,

— keeping the legal records of public rights of way, town and village greens, common land and highways maintainable at public expense and available for public inspection and responding to over 6 000 local land charges searches annually and numerous other enquiries concerning these records,

— processing applications to modify the definitive map and statement of public rights of way, to create, divert or stop-up public rights of way, to register new town and village greens and to amend and deregister common land,

— management and maintenance of a range of countryside sites owned by Wiltshire Council,

— devising and operating an annual programme of community-based countryside events,

— establishment and management of The Wiltshire and Swindon Countryside Access Forum,

— management and maintenance of trees on land owned by Wiltshire Council,

— working with and providing leadership and guidance to volunteer groups working on public rights of way and the council’s countryside sites, Wiltshire Tree Wardens, etc.

— supporting the work of the Cotswolds, the Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs and the North Wessex Downs Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the New Forest National Park and the Cotswold Water Park,

— supporting the work of the Canals and Rivers Trust, Cotswolds Canal Partnership, the Kennet and Avon Canal Trust and the Wiltshire, Swindon and Oxfordshire Canal Partnership (including liaison with other local authorities and statutory bodies) and liaison and support for the Wilts and Berks Canal Trust.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 x 1 year extensions.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3: South

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK15

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The rights of way and countryside service manages a diverse range of statutory, regulatory and discretionary services. These include:

— the management, maintenance and enforcement of more than 3 850 miles of public rights of way, including sections of The Ridgeway and Thames Path National Trails,

— keeping the legal records of public rights of way, town and village greens, common land and highways maintainable at public expense and available for public inspection and responding to over 6 000 local land charges searches annually and numerous other enquiries concerning these records,

— processing applications to modify the definitive map and statement of public rights of way, to create, divert or stop-up public rights of way, to register new town and village greens and to amend and deregister common land,

— management and maintenance of a range of countryside sites owned by Wiltshire Council,

— devising and operating an annual programme of community-based countryside events,

— establishment and management of The Wiltshire and Swindon Countryside Access Forum,

— management and maintenance of trees on land owned by Wiltshire Council,

— working with and providing leadership and guidance to volunteer groups working on public rights of way and the council’s countryside sites, Wiltshire Tree Wardens, etc.

— supporting the work of the Cotswolds, the Cranborne Chase and West Wiltshire Downs and the North Wessex Downs Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the New Forest National Park and the Cotswold Water Park,

— supporting the work of the Canals and Rivers Trust, Cotswolds Canal Partnership, the Kennet and Avon Canal Trust and the Wiltshire, Swindon and Oxfordshire Canal Partnership (including liaison with other local authorities and statutory bodies) and liaison and support for the Wilts and Berks Canal Trust.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 x 1 year extensions.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 17/02/2020
Local time: 14:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17/02/2020
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Wiltshire Council
Postal address: County Hall, Bythesea Road
Town: Trowbridge
Postal code: BA14 8JN
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17/01/2020