United Kingdom-Inverness: Grounds maintenance services
Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.hie.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00313
Section II: Object
Landscaping Services — Lot 5 Lochaber.
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:
2 Inner Moray Firth
3 Argyll & the Islands
4 Caithness & Sutherland
6 Skye & Wester Ross
7 Innse Gall(Western Isles)
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.
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.
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.
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
Section V: Award of contract
Section VI: Complementary information
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.****
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.
Internet address: http://www.hie.co.uk