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Gritting and Snow Clearance Services.

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
Sentinel House, 4-6 Nuffield Road
For the attention of: David Barratt
BH17 0RB Poole
Telephone: +44 1202277113

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Gritting and Snow Clearance Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services


II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Ice-clearing services. Snow-clearing services. Rock salt. Road salt. Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust requires a gritting and snow clearance service contract for car parks, roadways and walkways at its sites across Dorset and surrounding areas. The Trust requires the supplier to obtain reliable weather forecast data in order to implement consistent and defensible decision making arrangements for precautionary salting, providing surety of treatment and protection against litigation. The supplier will be required to provide additional treatments on an ad-hoc basis within 8 hours of instruction from DHC representatives. The supplier will be required to operate a fleet pf properly maintained appropriate vehicles and plane, with GPS tracking facilities, full back up and sufficient supplies of salt.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90630000, 90620000, 14410000, 34927100

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Lowest offer 187 470 and highest offer 502 448 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Compliance to specification. Weighting 35
2. Service and support. Weighting 15
3. Quality assessment. Weighting 10
4. Commercial evaluation. Weighting 40
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: DH155
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 4
Number of offers received by electronic means: 4
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Rushington Business Park, Chapel Lane
SO40 9AH Southampton
Internet address:

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Lowest offer 187 470 and highest offer 502 448 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
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GO Reference: GO-20151126-PRO-7375393.
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: