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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-Newcastle-under-Lyme: Supply of Spring and Summer Bedding Plants and Hanging Baskets
400052-2019
Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council
26 August 2019
30 September 2019
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
No

Notice Abstract

Supply of spring and summer bedding plants and hanging baskets

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

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council

Castle House, Barracks Road

Newcastle-under-Lyme

ST5 1BL

UK

Contact person: Darren Green

Telephone: +44 1782717717

E-mail: darren.green@newcastle-staffs.gov.uk

Fax: +44 1782711032

NUTS: UKG23

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.newcastle-staffs.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0592

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:

www.mytenders.co.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

www.mytenders.co.uk


Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:

www.mytenders.co.uk


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

II.1.1) Title

Supply of Spring and Summer Bedding Plants and Hanging Baskets

II.1.2) Main CPV code

03451100

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

Supply of spring and summer bedding plants and hanging baskets

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 225 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

03451100

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKG23


Main site or place of performance:

The Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The contractor shall be required to supply all seasonal bedding plants that will produce excellent floral displays throughout the seasons, and which will further enhance the reputation of Newcastle-under-Lyme — Historic Floral Town.

The contractor shall supply, up to 100 000 bedding plants each year to specific locations within the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, delivered over an 8 day working period as specified within the documents, the seasonal bedding plants required to produce the floral displays.

The work shall also include for the collection from the Council of the hanging baskets which are currently about 100 in number of various sizes (this number changes from year to year due to sponsorship requirement), making up, growing on and the delivery of these, to specific locations within the Borough.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 225 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 53

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.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

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

As contained in the invitation to tender and supporting documents.

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.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2019/S 104-252076

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

Date: 30/09/2019

Local time: 17:00

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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 01/10/2019

Local time: 12:00

Place:

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council, Castle House, Barracks Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 1BL.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Business improvement manager.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

The contractor shall be required to supply all seasonal bedding plants that will produce excellent floral displays throughout the seasons, and which will further enhance the reputation of Newcastle-under-Lyme — Historic Floral Town. The Borough participates annually in the Britain in Bloom Competition, has 7 Green Flags and an award winning Crematorium grounds, plants must be to a quality and standard to further the Borough’s successes in these competitions.

The contractor shall supply, up to 100 000 bedding plants each year to specific locations within the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, delivered over an 8 day working period as specified within the documents, the seasonal bedding plants required to produce the floral displays.

The work shall also include for the collection from the Council of the hanging baskets which are currently about 100 in number of various sizes (this number changes from year to year due to sponsorship requirement), making up, growing on and the delivery of these, to specific locations within the Borough.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders website at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=217054

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

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.

(MT Ref:217054)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council

Castle House, Barracks Road

Newcastle-under-Lyme

ST5 1BL

UK

Telephone: +44 1782717717

Fax: +44 1782711032

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.newcastle-staffs.gov.uk/

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

21/08/2019