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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Term Contract for Arboreal Management and Tree Surgery Services
Document Ref:
446036-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Restricted Procedure
Published By:
NHS Lothian
Date Published:
23 September 2019
Deadline Date:
11 November 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

NHS Lothian Estates Department is responsible for the 24/7 planned and reactive maintenance of buildings, plant and equipment across approximately 150 properties including 6 main hospital sites. The department is also involved in minor construction projects, installation of new equipment, upgrading and refurbishment of wards. At times of high demand upon the service, there may be a need to supplement the existing NHSL workforce with tree surgery and arboreal management and associated service contractors.

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

NHS Lothian

The Cottage, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Morningside

Edinburgh

EH10 5HF

UK

Telephone: +44 1315376742

E-mail: maxwell.muir@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

NUTS: UKM

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00326

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:

https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Term Contract for Arboreal Management and Tree Surgery Services

Reference number: NHSLTCTREESURG2019

II.1.2) Main CPV code

77211500

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

NHS Lothian Estates Department is responsible for the 24/7 planned and reactive maintenance of buildings, plant and equipment across approximately 150 properties including 6 main hospital sites. The department is also involved in minor construction projects, installation of new equipment, upgrading and refurbishment of wards. At times of high demand upon the service, there may be a need to supplement the existing NHSL workforce with tree surgery and arboreal management and associated service contractors.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 152 500.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

77211300

77211400

77211500

03452000

77340000

77341000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM78

UKM75

UKM73

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

NHS Lothian Estates Department is responsible for the 24/7 planned and reactive maintenance of buildings, plant and equipment across approximately 150 properties including 6 main hospital sites. The department is also involved in minor construction projects, installation of new equipment, upgrading and refurbishment of wards. At times of high demand upon the service, there may be a need to supplement the existing NHSL workforce with arboreal management and tree surgery service contractors.

This is a single lot tender consisting arboreal management and tree surgery services. This tender is for term contract work for smaller single trade projects with a value less than 50 000 GBP (excluding VAT). The resulting contract will be a ranked framework contract covering an initial 2 year period (2020 to 2022) with an option to extend for a further 12 months to maximum of 4 years.

Examples of works that could be covered by this contract include:

— tree felling and pruning,

— remove hedges, trees and stumps,

— tree surveys,

— traffic management,

— waste removal,

— 24/7 365 standby service for emergency call outs and reactive works,

— replanting trees and hedges.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Technical / Weighting: 70

Price / Weighting:  30

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

Duration in months: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

An optional + 12 months, + 12 month extension may apply after the 2 year.

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 30

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.1.2) Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Tenders must confirm they posses employers liability insurance. The minimum cover level required by the law is 5 000 000 GBP.

Tenders must confirm they posses public liability insurance the minimum cover level required is 5 000 000 GBP.

Tenderers will be required to give details of their ‘General Yearly Turnover’ for the past 3 years, or if the tenderer has not been established for the duration specified please give details for the period since start up.

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

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with several operators.

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 4

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: 11/11/2019

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 21/11/2019

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

EN

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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this PQQ exercise. The project code is 14426

For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

(SC Ref:598310)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

NHS Lothian

Estates Contracts, The Cottage, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Morningside

Edinburgh

EH10 5HF

UK

Telephone: +44 1315376742

E-mail: maxwell.muir@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk/

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

20/09/2019

Current Notes