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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-Belfast: Montiagh's Moss Scrub Tender 2019
Document Ref:
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
RSPB Northern Ireland
Date Published:
09 July 2019
Deadline Date:
09 August 2019
Document Source:
Alert Profile:

Notice Abstract

Removal of 11.4 hectares of low level scrub.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

RSPB Northern Ireland

Charity No: 207076

Belvoir Park Forest




Contact person: Caroline Marshall

Telephone: +44 2890699090



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 electronically to:

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


Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Montiagh's Moss Scrub Tender 2019

II.1.2) Main CPV code



II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

Removal of 11.4 hectares of low level scrub.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 73 750.00 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:

Montiagh's Moss SAC.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Cut and remove 11,4 ha of low level bushes, i.e. willow, birch, alder gorse and paint the stumps with herbicide on the Montiaghs Moss SAC, Co.Antrim, Northern Ireland.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Experience working on designated sites / Weighting: 10 %

Quality criterion: Experience working on wetlands / Weighting: 20 %

Quality criterion: Suitability of equipment / Weighting: 20 %

Cost criterion: Cost / Weighting: 50 %

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 73 750.00 GBP

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

Start: 02/09/2019

End: 28/02/2020

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: Yes

II.2.14) Additional information

Interreg 5A.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Wet-Woodland low-level light scrub removal. Chainsaw certification and pesticide application training required. Training and certification required for using relevant equipment.

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2) Conditions related to 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: 15:00

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

Duration in months: 18 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 12/08/2019

Local time: 12:00


RSPB Northern Ireland, Belvoir Park Forest, Belfast BT8 7QT.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

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

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:590114)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

RSPB Northern Ireland

Belvoir Park Forest




Telephone: +44 2890491547


Internet address(es)


VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice


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