Woodland Management Contract – Solihull

Woodland Management Contract – Solihull

The contract comprises landscape and maintenance operations which includes selective felling, thinning, coppicing and woodland management operations.

United Kingdom-Solihull: Forestry services

2020/S 173-419284

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council
Town: Solihull
NUTS code: UKG32 Solihull
Postal code: B91 3QB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Corporate Procurement Service
E-mail: procteam@solihull.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1217046089
Internet address(es):Main address: www.solihull.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.csw-jets.co.uk
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

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


SOL — X463 Wildlife Ways Woodland Management 2020/21 (ERDF)


II.1.2)Main CPV code

77200000 Forestry services

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The contract comprises landscape and maintenance operations which includes selective felling, thinning, coppicing and woodland management operations. Collection/transportation of felled materials to be processed on site (chipped/mulched and spread or stacking of cord wood, etc.) and collection/transportation of felled materials (retained by the contractor) to be removed from site (as applicable). Consideration should be given to protecting the environment during the works as advised in Forestry Commission Technical Note 011.


II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77211300 Tree-clearing services
77211400 Tree-cutting services
77211500 Tree-maintenance services
77000000 Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services
77200000 Forestry services
77211000 Services incidental to logging
77230000 Services incidental to forestry
77231000 Forestry management services
45233253 Surface work for footpaths

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG32 Solihull

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:


• Forestry works to woodlands across the borough, including thinning of canopy and tree removal, at the following nine locations: Babbs Mill LNR Woodland, Fordbridge Rd, Kingshurst; Chelmsley Wood LNR Pocket Woodlands, Chelmsley Rd, Chelmsley Wood; Cole Bank Park LNR Pocket Woodlands, Forth Drive, Fordbridge; Elmdon Park Woodland, Elmdon Park Rd, Elmdon; Kingshurst Brook Woodland, Chapelhouse Road, Fordbridge; Knightsbridge Road Woodland, Lyndon; Malvern Park Woodland, Malvern/Brueton Park, Warwick Rd, Silhill; Marston Green Park LNR Woodland,Brooklands Way, Marston Green; Olton Wet Woodland, Olton Jubilee Park, Brackleys Way, Lyndon and at the three provisional locations: Coleshill Heath Road Woodland, Marston Green; Damson Parkway compartment 1, Bickenhill; and Damson Parkway compartment 2, Bickenhill.

• Funded by Wildlife Ways (part European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), part DfT NPIF funding).

• Plans approved by Forestry Commission licence.

• Forms part of Wildlife Ways.


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: 250 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 16
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.2.12)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: yes
Identification of the project:

Funded by Wildlife Ways (part European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), part DfT NPIF funding).


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

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: yes
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: 05/10/2020
Local time: 12:00
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: 05/10/2020
Local time: 12:00

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court, Royal Court
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
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: