Term Contract for Arboreal Management and Tree Surgery Services – Lothian
This tender is for term contract work for smaller single trade projects with a value less than 50 000 GBP.
United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Tree-maintenance services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
The Cottage, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Morningside
Telephone: +44 1315376742
NUTS code: UKM
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00326
I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Term Contract for Arboreal Management and Tree Surgery Services
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
NHS Lothian Estates Department is responsible for the 24/7 planned and reactive maintenance of buildings, plant and equipment across approximately 150 properties including 6 main hospital sites. The department is also involved in minor construction projects, installation of new equipment, upgrading and refurbishment of wards. At times of high demand upon the service, there may be a need to supplement the existing NHSL workforce with tree surgery and arboreal management and associated service contractors.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
NHS Lothian Estates Department is responsible for the 24/7 planned and reactive maintenance of buildings, plant and equipment across approximately 150 properties including 6 main hospital sites. The department is also involved in minor construction projects, installation of new equipment, upgrading and refurbishment of wards. At times of high demand upon the service, there may be a need to supplement the existing NHSL workforce with arboreal management and tree surgery service contractors.
This is a single lot tender consisting arboreal management and tree surgery services. This tender is for term contract work for smaller single trade projects with a value less than 50 000 GBP (excluding VAT). The resulting contract will be a ranked framework contract covering an initial 2 year period (2020 to 2022) with an option to extend for a further 12 months to maximum of 4 years.
Examples of works that could be covered by this contract include:
— tree felling and pruning,
— remove hedges, trees and stumps,
— tree surveys,
— traffic management,
— waste removal,
— 24/7 365 standby service for emergency call outs and reactive works,
— replanting trees and hedges.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
An optional + 12 months, + 12 month extension may apply after the 2 year.
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Tenders must confirm they posses employers liability insurance. The minimum cover level required by the law is 5 000 000 GBP.
Tenders must confirm they posses public liability insurance the minimum cover level required is 5 000 000 GBP.
Tenderers will be required to give details of their ‘General Yearly Turnover’ for the past 3 years, or if the tenderer has not been established for the duration specified please give details for the period since start up.
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this PQQ exercise. The project code is 14426
For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: