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Green Space Framework.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Dorset County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Mr Adam Langston
DT1 1XJ Dorchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1305221250
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1305228567

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.dorsetforyou.com/

Electronic access to information: https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk/

Further information can be obtained from: Dorset County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Mr Adam Langston
DT1 1XJ Dorchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1305221250
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1305228567

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Dorset County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Mr Adam Langston
DT1 1XJ Dorchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1305221250
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1305228567

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Dorset County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Mr Adam Langston
DT1 1XJ Dorchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1305221250
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1305228567

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Borough of Poole
BH15 2RU Poole
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Green Space Framework.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 89

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 6 500 000 and 15 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Council is seeking tenders to establish a Framework Agreement with suitable Contractors for the supply of ‘Green Space’ services and supplies at various delivery locations throughout the County of Dorset.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77000000, 45112700, 45112710, 45112711, 45112712, 45112720, 90721100, 03111000, 03117200, 03400000, 34928220, 39293300, 44231000, 45212210, 45212290, 45233229, 45236112, 45342000, 77112000, 77200000, 77311000, 77313000, 77315000, 77320000, 37535200, 37535210, 37535220, 37535230, 37535240, 37535250, 37535260, 37535270, 43325000, 44212120, 44220000, 45112723, 45232451, 45233161, 45233250, 45233251, 45236210, 45259000, 50870000, 77100000, 77111000, 77310000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The Council is seeking tenders to establish a Framework Agreement with suitable Contractors for the supply of ‘Green Space’ services and supplies at various delivery locations throughout the County of Dorset, divided into the following Lots:
1 - Hard and soft landscaping,
2 - Nursery supplies,
3 - Sports surfaces,
4 - Fencing,
5 - Grounds maintenance services,
6 - Arboriculture services,
7 - Weed control,
8 - Verge, hedge cutting and grip clearance,
9 - Non-construction grade timber products,
10 - Rights of way maintenance,
11 - Agricultural services,
12 - Machinery maintenance,
13 - Outdoor play equipment.
The requirement is for Dorset County Council, along with Borough of Poole Council.
Dorset County Council is also acting as a Central Purchasing Body and the Framework Agreement will be open for use by the following classifications of user throughout the County of Dorset: Local Authority Councils (including any trading arms); Educational Establishments (including Academies); Police, Fire and Rescue and Coastguard Emergency Services; NHS and HSC Bodies, including Ambulance Services.
Any estimated values given in this notice are given in guidance only and the Council cannot guarantee that this value of business will be generated during the period of the framework.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 6 500 000 and 15 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Hard and Soft Landscaping
1)Short description
For provision of Hard and Soft Landscaping Services in the County of Dorset.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45112700

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 450 000 and 960 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Nursery Supplies
1)Short description
For provision of Nursery Supplies in the County of Dorset, to include seeds, plants, trees, turf, etc.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03120000

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 120 000 and 250 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Sports Surfaces
1)Short description
For provision of Sports Surfaces in the County of Dorset to include sports field turf, 3G pitches, 5-aside pitches, tennis courts, etc.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45112720

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 120 000 and 450 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Fencing
1)Short description
For provision of fencing in the County of Dorset.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45342000

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 900 000 and 1 950 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Grounds Maintenance Services
1)Short description
For provision of Grounds Maintenance Services in the County of Dorset, to include generic maintenance of green areas, mowing grass, lining pitches, small scale weed control, etc.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77314000

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 850 000 and 1 800 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 6 Lot title: Arboriculture Services
1)Short description
For provision of Arboriculture Services in the County of Dorset, to include tree works, emergency tree works, etc.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77211300

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 450 000 and 3 600 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 7 Lot title: Weed Control
1)Short description
For provision of Weed Control Services in the County of Dorset.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77312000

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 380 000 and 800 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 8 Lot title: Verge, Hedge Cutting and Grip Clearance
1)Short description
For provision of Verge Cutting, Hedge Cutting and Grip Clearance services in the County of Dorset.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77342000

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 460 000 and 3 640 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 9 Lot title: Non-Construction Grade Timber Products
1)Short description
For provision of Non-Construction Grade Timber Products in the County of Dorset.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

03410000

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 300 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 10 Lot title: Rights of Way Maintenance
1)Short description
For provision of Rights of Way Maintenance Services in the County of Dorset to include surfacing works, and repairs to bridges, styles and gates, etc.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45233161

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 350 000 and 800 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 11 Lot title: Agricultural Services
1)Short description
For provision of Agricultural Services in the County of Dorset, to include mowing/baling hay, etc.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77100000

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 120 000 and 250 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 12 Lot title: Machinery Maintenance
1)Short description
For provision of Machinery Maintenance Services in the County of Dorset, to include reactive repairs, seasonal maintenance and PUWER checks.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45259000

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 200 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 13 Lot title: Outdoor Play Equipment
1)Short description
For provision of Outdoor Play Equipment in the County of Dorset, to include supply only, supply with installation, and repairs.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

43325000

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 200 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Where bids are submitted as part of a consortium or association, the ‘Group’ would be required to nominate a lead partner with whom the contracting authority can contract with or form themselves into a single legal entity.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) Is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the Court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) Is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the Court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) Has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(e) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) Is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) Has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) Has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) Has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) Has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.

Full specific details are available in the tender documents that can be obtained from the following website: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Full specific details are available in the tender documents that can be obtained from the following website: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Full specific details are available in the tender documents that can be obtained from the following website: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

Full specific details are available in the tender documents that can be obtained from the following website: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Full specific details are available in the tender documents that can be obtained from the following website: http://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
DN122063
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 10.6.2016 - 14:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
10.6.2016 - 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
9.5.2016
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 10.6.2016 - 14:30
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right not to award any framework as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice and in no circumstances will the Contracting Authority be liable for any costs incurred by the candidates. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to framework award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of potential suppliers.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
4.5.2016