Services - 189490-2017

19/05/2017    S96    - - Services - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Inverness: Grounds maintenance services

2017/S 096-189490

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Highlands and Islands Enterprise
313
An Lòchran, 10 Inverness Campus
Inverness
IV2 5NA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1463245245
E-mail: hieprocurement@hient.co.uk
NUTS code: UKM6

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.hie.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00313

I.2)Joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local agency/office
I.5)Main activity
Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Landscaping Services — Lot 5 Lochaber.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
77314000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

HIE requires a suitable qualified and experienced supplier to provide the following services: repair, maintenance and general upkeep of hard and soft landscaped areas incl. grass cutting and a preventative winter schedule for HIE's commercial and HIE occupied property portfolio.

HIE's current requirements are divided into 8 Lots:

1 Moray

2 Inner Moray Firth

3 Argyll & the Islands

4 Caithness & Sutherland

5 Lochaber

6 Skye & Wester Ross

7 Innse Gall(Western Isles)

8 Orkney

This particular contract relates to Lot 5 Lochaber.

Tenderers who are interested in bidding for any of the other contracts can do so by locating the respective PCS/OJEU notices, which were all all published on the same date with ‘Landscaping Services’ in the contract description.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45112700
50000000
77314100
71421000
90620000
77300000
77340000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM6
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The services will mainly relate, but are not limited to, the following areas: repair, maintenance and general upkeep of hard and soft landscaped areas incl. grass cutting and a preventative winter schedule for HIE's commercial and HIE occupied property portfolio.

Further details are provided in the Scope of Requirements & Tender Guidance Notes.

It is estimated that the total value of these services for all of the lots over the maximum duration of 4 years will be between 1 112 700 and 1 592 000 GBP excluding VAT.

Bidders can submit a response for each of the lots, however the maximum number of 2 lots can be awarded to the same bidder.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Management and Delivery Methodology / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Management and Delivery Team / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Contract Specific Challenges and Risks / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 20
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

HIE may require the supplier to provide additional services or the volume of services required may be reduced. Any such modification shall be in terms of section 72 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

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

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

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
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 180-322772
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: N/a
A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

This particular contract relates to Lot 5 Lochaber.

Tenderers who are interested in bidding for any of the other contracts can do so by locating the respective PCS/OJEU notices, which were all published on the same date with ‘Landscaping Services' in the contract description.

****Bidders are invited to participate in the Bidders’ Webinar from 10 to 11 am on Tuesday 27.9.2016. Bidders will need to register using the link in the tender document in order to join the webinar. Attendance at this webinar is not mandatory and the link to the recorded webinar will be made available on PCS.****

Bidders can submit a response for each of the lots, however the maximum number of 2 lots can be awarded to the same bidder.

In order to participate, bidders should register, for free, on the Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) website (www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk), and record their interest in this contract and download and complete all relevant documentation.

This free process also gives suppliers access to an on-line Question & Answer facility which allows queries to be submitted (anonymously), and answers published and shared with all potential bidders.

Tenders must be submitted via the PCS postbox and be received by the date and time indicated with all questions answered. Hard copy responses will not be accepted.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:496018).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Highlands and Islands Enterprise
An Lòchran, 10 Inverness Campus
Inverness
IV2 5NA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1463245245
E-mail: hieprocurement@hient.co.uk

Internet address:http://www.hie.co.uk

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:
17/05/2017