Services - 89975-2018

28/02/2018    S41    - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Carlisle: Construction work

2018/S 041-089975

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Cumbria County Council
Cumbria House, 107-117 Botchergate
Carlisle
CA1 1RD
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Clare Redpath
Telephone: +44 1228221746
E-mail: clare.redpath@cumbria.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1228227723
NUTS code: UKD1

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.the-chest.org.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.the-chest.org.uk/
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
II.1.1)Title:

Verge Maintenance Framework (South Lots only)

Reference number: DN325222
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Cumbria County Council requires a Contractor(s) to provide an efficient and effective verge maintenance service to permit safe movement of traffic throughout the County and protect the integrity of the road network and ecology of the roadside environment. The work entails the routine cutting of a single swathe (machine width) along the majority of the roadside verges in addition to the periodic full-width cutting of roadside verges and visibility areas. Service delivery will be based on 2 Geographical Areas based on District Council boundaries and each Area forms a separate Lot within the framework. A single supplier will be appointed to each lot. The tender process allows the appointment of a Contractor to a single or both areas. Tender documents are available via the e-portal, the Chest https://www.the-chest.org.uk/

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 — Barrow Area 2018-2020

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45112730
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD1
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council operate a verge maintenance strategy designed to preserve / enhance the biodiversity of the roadside verges within the County. This entails routine cutting of a single swathe on most verges annually, and full width cutting on a 2 or 4 year cycle depending on the category of verge. This service shall be provided on all county roads, except those that are the responsibility of District Councils or any areas where the parish council enters an agreement to undertake this service in all or a part of their parish. There is also an option for tree felling and other arboriculture services to be provided by suitably qualified contractors as part of these contracts. Tenderers should clearly indicate whether or not they wish to be considered for these services.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 30
Price - Weighting: 70
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 40 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 — South Lakeland Area 2018-2020

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45112730
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD1
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council operate a verge maintenance strategy designed to preserve / enhance the biodiversity of the roadside verges within the County. This entails routine cutting of a single swathe on most verges annually, and full width cutting on a 2 or 4 year cycle depending on the category of verge. This service shall be provided on all county roads, except those that are the responsibility of District Councils or any areas where the parish council enters an agreement to undertake this service in all or a part of their parish. There is also an option for tree felling and other arboriculture services to be provided by suitably qualified contractors as part of these contracts. Tenderers should clearly indicate whether or not they wish to be considered for these services.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 30
Price - Weighting: 70
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 275 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
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: no
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)Description
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: 29/03/2018
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:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 29/03/2018
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
Her Majesties Court
London
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:
27/02/2018