Tree Maintenance Tender – Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

Tree Maintenance Tender – Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council

These works are primarily on highways, parks and open spaces, although they do carry out work on all other Council land where trees are located.

United Kingdom-Oldbury: Tree pruning

2020/S 234-579009

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Postal address: Sandwell Council House, Freeth Street
Town: Oldbury
NUTS code: UKG37 Sandwell
Postal code: B69 3DB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Wendy Jones
E-mail: wendy_jones@sandwell.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1215696098
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.sandwell.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.sandwell.gov.uk

I.3)Communication

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

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:

Tree Maintenance 2021-2025

 

Reference number: SMBC 20035

II.1.2)Main CPV code

77341000 Tree pruning

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Council has identified its requirement to establish a framework agreement (‘Contract’) to appoint suitably qualified and experienced Contractor’s. Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council (‘the Council’), under the care of the Council’s Urban Forestry Unit deals with the inspection and maintenance of the Council’s tree stock. These works are primarily on highways, parks and open spaces, although they do carry out work on all other Council land where trees are located at the request of the land manager. Additional work is undertaken for the Neighbourhoods Directorate within the gardens of tenanted homes and sheltered accommodation, Sandwell Leisure Trust, Cultural Services, Sandwell Education Authority and Highways Maintenance. The Council does not assist with work on trees located on private land unless it is deemed to be dead, diseased or dangerous.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77341000 Tree pruning
77300000 Horticultural services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG37 Sandwell
Main site or place of performance:

 

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Please refer to the ITT documents.

 

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: 2 400 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2021
End: 01/03/2025
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Please refer to the ITT documents.

 

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Please refer to the ITT documents.

 

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Please refer to the ITT documents.

 

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Please refer to the ITT documents.

 

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Please refer to the ITT documents.

 

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
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

Not Applicable

 

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

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

Date: 08/01/2021
Local time: 15:00
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.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/01/2021
Local time: 15:00
Place:

 

 

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes

VI.3)Additional information:

The Council will be using the InTend eTendering System for this procurement exercise, please visit https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sandwellmbc to access the Sandwell MBC InTend Supplier Portal. From here you will be able to register your company, express an interest in the opportunity, and gain immediate access to the ITT and other related documents. In order to view the online questionnaire and submit a tender, you will be required to ‘Opt-In’. For a step by step user guide to the Sandwell MBC InTend Supplier Portal please click on the ‘Guidance for Suppliers’ section of the website. All procurement responses must be carried out via the Sandwell MBC InTend Supplier Portal. If you require further assistance in respect of the system, please contact the InTend support team on 0844 272 8810.

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The High Court of England
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice the Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

 

 

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

26/11/2020