Tender for Arboriculture Services – Bath

Tender for Arboriculture Services – Bath

University of Bath has a requirement for arboriculture services.

United Kingdom-Bath: Tree-maintenance services

2019/S 183-445834

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

University of Bath
Procurement, The Virgil Building
United Kingdom
Contact person: Emma Chamberlain
Telephone: +44 1225385470
E-mail: e.chamberlain@bath.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKK12
Internet address(es):Main address: www.bath.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.bath.ac.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bath:-Tree-maintenance-services./3727ZVA977
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Arboriculture Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Arboriculture services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK12
Main site or place of performance:

Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University of Bath has recently commissioned a ground level condition and safety inspection survey of all trees on the University’s Claverton Down Campus. 1 249 individual trees and 330 groups were surveyed. We have completed the emergency works that were identified under the survey. We now wish to tender the remaining tree maintenance programme over a 3 year period, with the option to extend for a further 2 x 1 years. The contractor will be responsible for prioritising the maintenance work identified in the tree survey over a 3 year period, carrying out the works and updating the existing tree survey and database. The contractor will also be responsible for re-surveying the trees at not more than 2 year intervals, in accordance with good arboriculture practice.

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:

The initial contract period will be 3 years with the option for 2 annual extensions up to a maximum contract period of 5 years. The University reserves the right to award the extension periods as 2 individual extensions of 1 year or 1 single extension of 2 years depending upon circumstances after 3 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure


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: 24/10/2019
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:

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 24/10/2019
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

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.

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GO Reference: GO-2019919-PRO-15381667

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

University of Bath
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225385470
E-mail: e.chamberlain@bath.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1225386166Internet address: www.bath.ac.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

University of Bath
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225385470
E-mail: e.chamberlain@bath.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1225386166Internet address: www.bath.ac.uk
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

University of Bath
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225385470
E-mail: e.chamberlain@bath.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1225386166Internet address: www.bath.ac.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: