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Provision of weed spraying services.

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Leicester City Council
City Hall (4th Floor), 115 Charles Street
United Kingdom
Contact person: Miss Pam Grainger
Telephone: +44 1164544038
NUTS code: UKF21

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)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

PAN1464 - Weed Spraying Services.

Reference number: DN219182
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of weed spraying services.

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: 115 560.00 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF21
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Leicester City Council's Cleansing Services is a street cleaning service which is provided throughout the year in Leicester. It was initially set up in 1993 and over the years has developed into its present format, providing high quality customer/client satisfaction in the following services.

Cleansing Services will continue to develop and implement change in all areas to provide a quality and cost effective service, which will meet the needs of all groups in a diverse community, working within the framework of the Authority's Policies and Procedures.

The Public Cleansing Service aims to provide a litter and detritus free environment, in accordance with the Environmental Protection Act 1990 and to meet national indicator 195 standards (NI195) for the citizens and visitors of Leicester.

Responsibilities include abandoned vehicles, dead animals (road kill), fly-tipping/illegal dumping, street washing (city centre) and weed control within the city boundary etc.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality (overall) / Weighting: 65 %
Cost criterion - Name: Total contract price / Weighting: 35 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend, past the initial 3 year term, for up to 24 months.

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 IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: 2017/S 046-084446
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 No: PAN1464
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: 4
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 4
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: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Environmental Husbandry Limited
Shuckburgh Farm, Welford Road
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604740126
NUTS code: UKF23
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 212 625.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 115 560.00 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
City Barrister and Head of Standards
Leicester City Council, City Hall, 115 Charles St
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1164541000

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: