Services - 9811-2019

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United Kingdom-Durham: Construction work

2019/S 006-009811

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Durham County Council
Corporate Procurement, County Hall, Durham
United Kingdom
Contact person: Kelly Stewart
NUTS code: UKC14

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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

Contract for Countryside Services Framework

Reference number: DN355930
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Provide/undertake countryside services requirements to Durham County Council and its associated bodies including working with clients such as English Heritage to Wear Rivers Trust; AONB; Limestone Landscapes Improvement; Parish Councils; Durham County Schools; Environment Agency and Community Groups. Some Works involved in this Framework Agreement may be subject to grant conditions of which Bidders and the Council must comply with for example Heritage Lottery Funding (HLF).

Any required works are intended to be separate into 2 areas, “Day Works” and Projects. It is to be noted by Bidders that the majority of works under this Framework Agreement will be “Day Works”.

The Council believes that the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) applies to this contract.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC1
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Framework will cover the following Countryside Service requirements within mainly rural locations:

— construction of public right of ways and cycle ways

— river and coastal erosion,

— gabion baskets,

— drainage,

— duck boards,

— willow spilling,

— drystone walling,

— natural habitat creation,

— fencing,

— removal of vegetation,

— invasive weed control,

— herbicide application,

— earthworks.

As part of the Framework the successful Contractor shall have suitably experienced qualified labour and plant resources immediately available (within 24 hours) to provide the following dedicated teams (“Day Works”) when required with competent supervision, suitable mobile mess facilities and telephone. In addition to labouring skills, it is expected that upon request operatives who are familiar with dry stone walling, willow spilling and pesticide application.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

Please download the documents from and insert reference DN355930

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 145-330915
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 for Countryside Services Framework

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 3
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Seymour Civil Engineering Contractors Ltd
Harbour Walk
TS24 0UX
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKC1
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 1 500 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The High Court of England and Wales
7 Rolls Buildings, Fetter Lane, London
United Kingdom

Internet address:

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: