Tree Surgery Tender
The works are considered as 3 different elements: Hazardous Tree Cutting, Invasive Species Treatment, Reporting and Recording Works undertaken.
United Kingdom-Belfast: Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
3 Milewater Road
For the attention of: Paul McCollough
BT3 9BG Belfast
Telephone: +44 2890354029
General address of the contracting entity: www.translink.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.translink.co.uk/Corporate/Procurement/
Electronic access to information: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northern Ireland.
NUTS code UKN01
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
The works are considered as 3 different elements:
— Hazardous Tree Cutting,
— Invasive Species Treatment,
— Reporting and Recording Works undertaken.
The Works will require liaison with NIR staff, Ecologists and Geotechnical consultants where structural or ecological restraints are identified to the Works.
The locations of the works are along the entirety of the NIR rail network.
— 0MP at Central Station to 95MP at Derry~Londonderry Station
— 0MP at York Rd to 23MP at Larne
— 59MP at the Northern Ireland/ Republic of Ireland border to 126MP at Bangor
— Third Party Land Adjacent to the Rail Line
Accurate records and reporting of all works undertaken are required as is compliance with NIR’s Environmental and Sustainability requirements.
Contractors will be required provide suitable road rail plant and protection staff for access to the rail line and to undertake the works.
This project aims to reduce health and safety risks to rail passengers, manage the rail side vegetation in an environmentally responsible manner and subsequently minimise disruption to use of the rail line.
The Contract is; NEC3 Short Form Construction Contract
The Contract Period is 4 years, commencing December 2014 with an estimated expenditure of 1 400 000 GBP.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Information about lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: These will be listed in PQQ and ITT documentation on www.e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
Bravo project reference 18368
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
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Check out our website at www.translink.co.uk/Corporate/Procurement/
Participate in tenders at www.e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk
1. Browse to the eSourcing portal: www.e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk
2. Click the ‘Click here to register’ link;
3. Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’;
4. Enter your correct business and user details;
5. Note the user-name you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete;
6. You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure);
7. Login to the portal with the user-name/password;
8. Click the ‘PQQs Open to All Suppliers’ link (these are PQQs open to any registered supplier);
9. Click on the relevant PQQ to access the content;
10. Click the ‘Express Interest’ button in the ‘Actions’ box on the left-hand side of the page. This will move the PQQ over to the ‘My PQQs’ page (this is a secure area reserved for your projects only);
11. Click on the PQQ code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the ‘Settings and Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘Actions’ box on the left-hand side of the page;
12. You can now Reply or Reject (please give a reason if rejecting);
13. Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ.
If you require any further assistance the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon — Fri (08:00 — 18:00) on:
— E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org,
— Phone: UK +44 8003684850 Phone (outside UK): +44 2033496601.
Note: Do not leave completing your PQQ/ITT response until the last minute, late responses shall be rejected. The contracting authority reserves the right not to award any contract as a result of this competition.
About the Translink Group:
Throughout the documentation, both ‘Translink’ and “Group” refer to the same corporate entities. Both shall be taken to comprise the Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company (NITHC) in addition to its main operating subsidiaries Citybus Ltd, Northern Ireland Railways Company Ltd and Ulsterbus Ltd.
The Translink Group provide integrated public transport across Northern Ireland. The organisation is one of Northern Ireland’s largest employers with approximately 4 000 employees and a turnover in excess of 168 000 000 GBP. Over 81 000 000 passenger journeys are made on Translink Group services each year.
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
Please see section VI.4.2
Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
Please see section VI.4.2
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: