Tender for Tree Health Pest and Disease Surveys

Tender for Tree Health Pest and Disease Surveys

We will be awarding a Framework Agreement for the provision of woodland and tree surveys.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services

2019/S 240-588153

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Forestry Commission
Postal address: Building 620, Bristol Business Park
Town: Bristol
NUTS code: UKK11
Postal code: BS16 1EJ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Matthew Dobie
E-mail: matthew.dobie@forestryengland.uk
Telephone: +44 789654203
Internet address(es):Main address: www.forestryengland.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://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bristol:-Agricultural%2C-forestry%2C-horticultural%2C-aquacultural-and-apicultural-services./Q459D5PY4A
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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Forestry

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Tree Health Pest and Disease Surveys

Reference number: FEE-0663

II.1.2)Main CPV code

77000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Works

II.1.4)Short description:

We will be awarding a framework agreement for the provision of woodland and tree surveys, potentially including urban trees, to detect, assess and sample for the presence of specific tree pests and diseases in England. Our intention is to award this framework agreement for a period of 4 years starting from 1.4.2020 to replace the existing framework agreement (SF003/2016). Due to the unpredictable nature of tree pests and diseases there may be an overlap in service delivery where continuation of works must continue under the previous framework to allow a sufficient hand period over to a new supplier.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 14
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Greater London Area

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We will be awarding a framework agreement for the provision of woodland and tree surveys, potentially including urban trees, to detect, assess and sample for the presence of specific tree pests and diseases in England. Our intention is to award this framework agreement for a period of 4 years starting from 1.4.2020 to replace the existing framework agreement (SF003/2016). Due to the unpredictable nature of tree pests and diseases there may be an overlap in service delivery where continuation of works must continue under the previous framework to allow a sufficient hand period over to a new supplier.

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

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to renewal in 4 years.

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

To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/Q459D5PY4A

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Kent and East Sussex (and Parts of Surrey and West Sussex)

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ4
Main site or place of performance:

Kent.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We will be awarding a framework agreement for the provision of woodland and tree surveys, potentially including urban trees, to detect, assess and sample for the presence of specific tree pests and diseases in England. Our intention is to award this framework agreement for a period of 4 years starting from 1.4.2020 to replace the existing framework agreement (SF003/2016). Due to the unpredictable nature of tree pests and diseases there may be an overlap in service delivery where continuation of works must continue under the previous framework to allow a sufficient hand period over to a new supplier.

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

Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to renewal after 4 years.

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:

Berkshire, South Oxfordshire, Majority of Hampshire, Surrey, west Sussex

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ11
Main site or place of performance:

Berkshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We will be awarding a framework agreement for the provision of woodland and tree surveys, potentially including urban trees, to detect, assess and sample for the presence of specific tree pests and diseases in England. Our intention is to award this framework agreement for a period of 4 years starting from 1.4.2020 to replace the existing framework agreement (SF003/2016). Due to the unpredictable nature of tree pests and diseases there may be an overlap in service delivery where continuation of works must continue under the previous framework to allow a sufficient hand period over to a new supplier.

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

Value excluding VAT: 80 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to renewal after 4 years.

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:

Dorset, Wiltshire, New Forest, Isle of Wight and south west Hampshire

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK22
Main site or place of performance:

Dorset CC.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We will be awarding a framework agreement for the provision of woodland and tree surveys, potentially including urban trees, to detect, assess and sample for the presence of specific tree pests and diseases in England. Our intention is to award this framework agreement for a period of 4 years starting from 1.4.2020 to replace the existing framework agreement (SF003/2016). Due to the unpredictable nature of tree pests and diseases there may be an overlap in service delivery where continuation of works must continue under the previous framework to allow a sufficient hand period over to a new supplier.

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

Value excluding VAT: 40 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to renewal after 4 years.

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:

Somerset and Majority of Devon

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK23
Main site or place of performance:

Somerset.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We will be awarding a framework agreement for the provision of woodland and tree surveys, potentially including urban trees, to detect, assess and sample for the presence of specific tree pests and diseases in England. Our intention is to award this framework agreement for a period of 4 years starting from 1.4.2020 to replace the existing framework agreement (SF003/2016). Due to the unpredictable nature of tree pests and diseases there may be an overlap in service delivery where continuation of works must continue under the previous framework to allow a sufficient hand period over to a new supplier.

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

Value excluding VAT: 40 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to renewal after 4 years.

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:

Cornwall and West Devon

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK3
Main site or place of performance:

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We will be awarding a framework agreement for the provision of woodland and tree surveys, potentially including urban trees, to detect, assess and sample for the presence of specific tree pests and diseases in England. Our intention is to award this framework agreement for a period of 4 years starting from 1.4.2020 to replace the existing framework agreement (SF003/2016). Due to the unpredictable nature of tree pests and diseases there may be an overlap in service delivery where continuation of works must continue under the previous framework to allow a sufficient hand period over to a new supplier.

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

Value excluding VAT: 40 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to renewal after 4 years.

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:

Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Gloucestershire, South Gloucestershire, North and North East Somerset, North West Oxfordshire and South West Warwickshire

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG1
Main site or place of performance:

Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We will be awarding a framework agreement for the provision of woodland and tree surveys, potentially including urban trees, to detect, assess and sample for the presence of specific tree pests and diseases in England. Our intention is to award this framework agreement for a period of 4 years starting from 1.4.2020 to replace the existing framework agreement (SF003/2016). Due to the unpredictable nature of tree pests and diseases there may be an overlap in service delivery where continuation of works must continue under the previous framework to allow a sufficient hand period over to a new supplier.

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

Value excluding VAT: 80 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to renewal after 4 years.

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:

Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, South West Cambridgeshire and South Northamptonshire

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH2
Main site or place of performance:

Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We will be awarding a framework agreement for the provision of woodland and tree surveys, potentially including urban trees, to detect, assess and sample for the presence of specific tree pests and diseases in England. Our intention is to award this framework agreement for a period of 4 years starting from 1.4.2020 to replace the existing framework agreement (SF003/2016). Due to the unpredictable nature of tree pests and diseases there may be an overlap in service delivery where continuation of works must continue under the previous framework to allow a sufficient hand period over to a new supplier.

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

Value excluding VAT: 40 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to renewal after 4 years.

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:

Essex, Suffolk, Norfolk, and Majority of Cambridgeshire

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:

Essex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We will be awarding a framework agreement for the provision of woodland and tree surveys, potentially including urban trees, to detect, assess and sample for the presence of specific tree pests and diseases in England. Our intention is to award this framework agreement for a period of 4 years starting from 1.4.2020 to replace the existing framework agreement (SF003/2016). Due to the unpredictable nature of tree pests and diseases there may be an overlap in service delivery where continuation of works must continue under the previous framework to allow a sufficient hand period over to a new supplier.

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

Value excluding VAT: 60 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to renewal after 4 years.

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:

Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire, Majority of Derbyshire, Central and Eastern Leicestershire and North Northamptonshire

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF3
Main site or place of performance:

Lincolnshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We will be awarding a framework agreement for the provision of woodland and tree surveys, potentially including urban trees, to detect, assess and sample for the presence of specific tree pests and diseases in England. Our intention is to award this framework agreement for a period of 4 years starting from 1.4.2020 to replace the existing framework agreement (SF003/2016). Due to the unpredictable nature of tree pests and diseases there may be an overlap in service delivery where continuation of works must continue under the previous framework to allow a sufficient hand period over to a new supplier.

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

Value excluding VAT: 60 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to renewal after 4 years.

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:

West Midlands, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Cheshire and west Leicestershire

Lot No: 11

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG3
Main site or place of performance:

West Midlands.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We will be awarding a framework agreement for the provision of woodland and tree surveys, potentially including urban trees, to detect, assess and sample for the presence of specific tree pests and diseases in England. Our intention is to award this framework agreement for a period of 4 years starting from 1.4.2020 to replace the existing framework agreement (SF003/2016). Due to the unpredictable nature of tree pests and diseases there may be an overlap in service delivery where continuation of works must continue under the previous framework to allow a sufficient hand period over to a new supplier.

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

Value excluding VAT: 40 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to renewal after 4 years.

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:

North Yorkshire and Areas East of the Pennies, East Ridings of Yorkshire, North and North East Lincolnshire

Lot No: 12

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE2
Main site or place of performance:

North Yorkshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We will be awarding a framework agreement for the provision of woodland and tree surveys, potentially including urban trees, to detect, assess and sample for the presence of specific tree pests and diseases in England. Our intention is to award this framework agreement for a period of 4 years starting from 1.4.2020 to replace the existing framework agreement (SF003/2016). Due to the unpredictable nature of tree pests and diseases there may be an overlap in service delivery where continuation of works must continue under the previous framework to allow a sufficient hand period over to a new supplier.

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

Value excluding VAT: 40 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to renewal after 4 years.

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:

Lancashire and Areas West of the Pennines

Lot No: 13

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD4
Main site or place of performance:

Lancashire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We will be awarding a framework agreement for the provision of woodland and tree surveys, potentially including urban trees, to detect, assess and sample for the presence of specific tree pests and diseases in England. Our intention is to award this framework agreement for a period of 4 years starting from 1.4.2020 to replace the existing framework agreement (SF003/2016). Due to the unpredictable nature of tree pests and diseases there may be an overlap in service delivery where continuation of works must continue under the previous framework to allow a sufficient hand period over to a new supplier.

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

Value excluding VAT: 40 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to renewal after 4 years.

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:

Cumbria, Durham and Northumberland

Lot No: 14

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD1
Main site or place of performance:

Cumbria.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We will be awarding a framework agreement for the provision of woodland and tree surveys, potentially including urban trees, to detect, assess and sample for the presence of specific tree pests and diseases in England. Our intention is to award this framework agreement for a period of 4 years starting from 1.4.2020 to replace the existing framework agreement (SF003/2016). Due to the unpredictable nature of tree pests and diseases there may be an overlap in service delivery where continuation of works must continue under the previous framework to allow a sufficient hand period over to a new supplier.

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

Value excluding VAT: 40 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to renewal after 4 years.

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

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.2.2)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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used
Additional information about electronic auction:

Delta.

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: 03/02/2020
Local time: 17:00
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 04/02/2020
Local time: 09:00
Place:

Bristol.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

4 years.

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.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bristol:-Agricultural%2C-forestry%2C-horticultural%2C-aquacultural-and-apicultural-services./Q459D5PY4A

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/Q459D5PY4A

Go Reference: GO-2019129-PRO-15668717

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Forestry Commission
Postal address: Building 620
Town: Bristol
Postal code: BS16 1EJ
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:

09/12/2019