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Notice Summary

UK-Edinburgh: Phase 2 Peat Depth Survey at Tardoes Farm, East Ayrshire
Document Ref:
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
RSPB Scotland
Date Published:
26 July 2019
Deadline Date:
09 August 2019
Document Source:
Alert Profile:

Notice Abstract

Phase 2 Peat Depth Survey at Tardoes Farm, East Ayrshire

Notice Details

Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold)

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

RSPB Scotland

2 Lochside View, Edinburgh Park


EH12 9DH


Telephone: +44 1313174100



Internet address(es)

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Other: Charity

I.5) Main activity

Other: Nature conservation

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Phase 2 Peat Depth Survey at Tardoes Farm, East Ayrshire

II.1.2) Main CPV code



II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

Phase 2 Peat Depth Survey at Tardoes Farm, East Ayrshire

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 750.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:


Main site or place of performance:

Tardoes Farm, Muirkirk, East Ayrshire

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Provide a peat depth survey using peat probes on a 400ha peatland restoration site. Report survey results to comply with Peatland Action Fund mandatory specifications and as an interpolated coloured map and GIS shapefiles, as per the main tender document requirements.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Understanding the brief and approach / Weighting: 40

Quality criterion: Relevant experience / Weighting: 40

Quality criterion: price / Weighting: 20

Price / Weighting:  20

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 4 750.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 16/08/2019

End: 06/09/2019

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 09/08/2019

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted


IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 07/08/2020

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/08/2019

Local time: 12:00


RSPB SHQ, Edinburgh

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

Tenders should be received by the deadline given. Processing tenders received and the contract start date may have to be put back depending on the grant administration demands. If this is the case all parties involved will be informed of the changes.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at

(SC Ref:592424)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

RSPB Scotland

2 Lochside View, Edinburgh Park


EH12 9DH


Telephone: +44 1313174100


Internet address(es)


VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice


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