United Kingdom-Ashford: Landscape architectural services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.ashford.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA28849
Section II: Object
Parks for People Design Team.
Ashford Borough Council are starting work on our second-round application to the Heritage Lottery Fund Parks for People programme for Victoria Park and Watercress Fields in Ashford, Kent.
To help us develop the project and support our second round bid we would like to appoint an experienced historic landscape design team to work with us to develop and prepare plans for the restoration and improvement of the site.
We expect the lead consultant to be a chartered landscape architect but the team should also be able to provide services across architecture, structural and services engineering, hydrology, quantity surveying and the principal designer role.
Victoria Park and Watercress Fields Parts for People Design Team, including Landscape Architect (lead consultant), Architect, Quantity Surveyor and associated services.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
The Public Contracts Regulations 2015
(1) Contracting authorities may exclude from participation in a procurement procedure any economic operator in any of the following situations:
(a) where the contracting authority can demonstrate by any appropriate means a violation of applicable obligations referred to in regulation (56(2);
(b) where the economic operator is bankrupt or is the subject of insolvency or winding-up proceedings, where it's assets are being administered by a liquidator or by the court, where it is in an arrangement with creditors, where its business activities are suspended or it is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under the laws and regulations of any State;
(c) where the contracting authority can demonstrate by appropriate means that the economic operator is guilty of grave professional misconduct, which renders it's integrity questionable;
(d) where the contracting authority has sufficiently plausible indications to conclude that the economic operator has entered into agreements with other economic operators aimed at distorting competition;
(e) where a conflict of interest within the meaning of regulation 24 cannot be effectively remedied by other, less intrusive, measures;
(f) where a distortion of competition from the prior involvement of the economic operator in the preparation of the procurement procedure, as referred to in regulation 41, cannot be remedied by other, less intrusive, measures;
(g) where the economic operator has shown significant or persistent deficiencies in the performance of a substantive requirement under a prior public contract, a prior contract with a contracting entity, or a prior concession contract, which led to early termination of that prior contract, damages or other comparable sanctions;
(h) where the economic operator –
(i) has been guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required for the verification of the absence of grounds for exclusion or the fulfilment of the selection criteria; or
(ii) has withheld such information or is not able to submit supporting documents required under regulation 59; or
(i) where the economic operator has –
(i) undertaken to -
(aa) unduly influence the decision-making process of the contracting authority, or
(bb) obtain confidential information that may confer upon it undue advantages in the procurement procedure; or
(ii) negligently provided misleading information that may have a material influence on decisions concerning exclusion, selection or award.
(a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) A statement of the undertakings' overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available;.
(d) The Local Authority may undertake a corporate creditworthiness search.
If supplier successful, these details maybe required.
Section IV: Procedure
Kent Business Portal.
Section VI: Complementary information
Procurement documents to be downloaded from the Kent Business Portal, and submitted through this portal.
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