Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive
Section I: Contracting Change
I.1) Name and addresses
I.2) Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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:
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity
Housing and community amenities
Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
Gardeen HA Environmental Maintenance 2020
Reference number: 6280
II.1.2) Main CPV code
II.1.3) Type of contract
II.1.4) Short description
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
Domestic bulk item clearance and uplift/disposal; clearing void properties; cleaning common closes; cleaning external bin stores; litter/leaf collection; sharps removal; sweeping and cleaning hard standings/parking bays; emptying dog waste bins; weed control; tree maintenance; shrub pruning; hedge cutting and grass cutting in communal areas, front and rear gardens, backcourts, access lanes and all external common areas within the red boundaries indicated to be the contract area at Schedule 1.
Duties include: reporting in/out at the employer’s offices at the start and end of each working day; initial clean up and maintenance plan; regular weekly inspection throughout year: report on condition of shrubs, trees, play areas etc, recommendations for maintenance and improvement; quarterly review of contractor performance.
II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots:
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3) Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
The tender evaluation will comprise the ESPD, your quality score for the TQQ; and the contract sum stated on the form of tender.
The submitted ESPD will assess the selection criteria as a pass or fail to identify contractors who pass by meeting the criteria. Only those contractors who achieve an ESPD pass will have their tender quality and cost considered/evaluated.
The criteria for scoring will be to reach a total percentage score as follows:
Price (tender) — deducting 1 % from 100 for every percentage point each tender is in excess of the lowest tender, prior to weighting.
Quality — out of 100 for your TQQ submission, ranked in relation to the other candidates.
The candidates will be scored relative to each other (best answer scoring highest), based on the employer’s individual aspirations/requirements and the information provided by the candidate(s).
II.2.5) Award criteria
Quality criterion: TQQ quality
/ Weighting: 70
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
This contract is subject to renewal: Yes
Description of renewals:
The initial contract period will be to 31.3.2021, with options to extend the contract solely at the employer’s discretion on an annual basis thereafter to 31.3.2025
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:
II.2.11) Information about options
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds:
II.2.14) Additional information
Refer 'Instructions to Contractors and Project Criteria' on pages 5-10 of the specification of works attached.
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:
Your company must be [or agree to do so] at least one of the following: construction line registered or UKAS accredited for compliance in accordance with ISO 9001&14001 or BS OHSAS 18001 or 45001 or have successfully met the assessment requirements of a construction-related scheme with registered membership of Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP);
Disclosure under the PVG system is recommended;
Agreement to additional financial credit checks including an assessment of your annual turnover and profit over the last 3 financial years, supplemented by enquiries through credit reference agencies [Dunn and Bradstreet];
An annual turnover more than 100 000,00 GBP, and annual profit greater than zero in each of the past 3 years;
The minimum insurance requirements, relevant to this contract, which the candidate holds [and/or confirms will be placed prior to date of contract where applicable] are 5 000 000 GBP cover for public liability; and 10 000 000 GBP cover for employer’s liability;
Environmental works must not be sub-contracted;
Contractors must include evidence of experience, directly or by in-house team(s), of completion of as many similar landscaping contracts as practicable in the past 5 years. The threshold for experience is similar scope, quantity and value of works for a minimum of 2 completed term contracts;
The employer must be permitted to obtain references from any of the candidate’s clients, whether listed under experience or not, to evidence the quality of service the Candidate states has been previously provided to the employer and/ or others;
Operation of a management database system which includes: electronic communication; electronic documentation and certification issue; financial/payment applications in an agreed format to facilitate component accounting; record photographs; reports on no-access, progress/completion; measurement/reporting of KPIs; and providing bespoke reports in .csv format as agreed with the employer.
Operation of a quality management system to ensure there is a single, clearly identified local point of contact/quality controller and that quality is managed effectively.
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
Refer Specification of Works attached
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1) Type of procedure
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement:
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders
Local time: 14:00
32 Garlieston Road, Glasgow G33 4UD.
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:
Gardeen HA staff and committee members in accordance with HA procedures.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement:
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
Refer specification of works attached
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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.
Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361
A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:
Refer Specification of Works attached, schedule 6
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice