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Title: Contract for Grounds Maintenance and Vegetation Management
Reference No: JAN341695
OCID: ocds-r6ebe6-0000545148
Published by: Forestry Commission
Publication Date: 11/01/2019
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: 03 Contract Award Notice - Successful Supplier(s)
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: FC have a requirement to put in place a medium term contract for grounds maintenance work including grass cutting and vegetation management services across 7 of our districts visitor centres and public car parks. The opportunity has been structured in such a manner as to offer an attractive proposition to companies of all sizes with lots of varying sizes being tabled.
CPV: 77314000, 77314100, 77314000, 77314100, 77314000, 77314100, 77314000, 77314100, 77314000, 77314100, 77314000, 77314100, 77314000, 77314100, 77314000, 77314100, 77314000, 77314100, 77314000, 77314100, 77314000.

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Forestry Commission

Silvan House, 231 Corstorphine Road

Edinburgh

EH12 7AT

UK

Telephone: +44 3000675000

E-mail: procurement.scotland@forestry.gov.uk

NUTS: UKM

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.forestry.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA11322

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Environment

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Contract for Grounds Maintenance and Vegetation Management

Reference number: C0120

II.1.2) Main CPV code

77314000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

FC have a requirement to put in place a medium term contract for grounds maintenance work including grass cutting and vegetation management services across 7 of our districts visitor centres and public car parks. The opportunity has been structured in such a manner as to offer an attractive proposition to companies of all sizes with lots of varying sizes being tabled.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement

Value excluding VAT: 653 044.00 GBP

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

North Highland

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

77314100

77314000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM6


Main site or place of performance:

North Highland Forest District. Maps detailed in Lot 1 Appendices of ITT documentation.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Seasonal Grounds Maintenance and Vegetation Management services for the visitor centres, pathways, picnic areas and public car parks. To include grass cutting, strimming and hedge trimming as detailed in the specification within the ITT documentation in Public Contrast Scotland Tender.

To commence in Spring of 2019 for two years with an option to extend for a further two years at annual intervals.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion: Quality, as detailed in the evaluation criteria of the ITT documentation within PCS-T / Weighting: 40

Price / Weighting:  60

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Site visits are recommended, details in ITT cover letter.

All pricing must be exclusive of VAT.

Any costs not included will be presumed to be waived.

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Inverness, Ross & Skye

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

77314100

77314000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM61

UKM62

UKM63


Main site or place of performance:

Forest District Inverness, Ross and Skye. As detailed in Lot 2 appendices within ITT documentation in Public Contracts Scotland Tender.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Grounds Maintenance and Vegetation Management services for the visitor centres, pathways, picnic areas and public car parks. To include grass cutting, strimming and hedge trimming as detailed in the specification within the ITT documentation in Public Contrast Scotland Tender.

To commence in Spring of 2019 for two years with an option to extend for a further two years at annual intervals.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion: Quality, as detailed in the evaluation criteria of the ITT documentation in PCS-T / Weighting: 40

Price / Weighting:  60

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Site visits are recommended, details in ITT cover letter.

All pricing must be exclusive of VAT.

Any costs not included will be presumed to be waived.

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Lot No: 3

II.2.1) Title

Tay South Disctrict

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

77314100

77314000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM71

UKM7


Main site or place of performance:

The south of Forest District Tay. As detailed in maps in Lot 3 appendices of the ITT documentation in PCS-T.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Grounds Maintenance and Vegetation Management services for the visitor centres, pathways, picnic areas and public car parks. To include grass cutting, strimming and hedge trimming as detailed in the specification within the ITT documentation in Public Contrast Scotland Tender.

To commence in Spring of 2019 for two years with an option to extend for a further two years at annual intervals.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion: Quality, as detailed in the evaluation criteria within the ITT documentaiton in PCS-T / Weighting: 40

Price / Weighting:  60

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Site visits are recommended, details in ITT cover letter.

All pricing must be exclusive of VAT.

Any costs not included will be presumed to be waived.

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Lot No: 4

II.2.1) Title

Lochaber

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

77314100

77314000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM63


Main site or place of performance:

Lochaber Forest District. As detailed in maps in Lot 4 appendices of the ITT documentation in PCS Tender.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Grounds Maintenance and Vegetation Management services for the visitor centres, pathways, picnic areas and public car parks. To include grass cutting, strimming and hedge trimming as detailed in the specification within the ITT documentation in Public Contrast Scotland Tender.

To commence in Spring of 2019 for two years with an option to extend for a further two years at annual intervals.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion: Quality, as detailed in the evaluation criteria within the ITT documentation in PCS-T / Weighting: 40

Price / Weighting:  60

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Site visits are recommended, details in ITT cover letter.

All pricing must be exclusive of VAT.

Any costs not included will be presumed to be waived.

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Lot No: 5

II.2.1) Title

West Argyll, North

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

77314100

77314000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM8

UKM81


Main site or place of performance:

North of West Argyll Forest District as detailed in the maps of Lot 5 appendices in the ITT documentation in PCS-T.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Grounds Maintenance and Vegetation Management services for the visitor centres, pathways, picnic areas and public car parks. To include grass cutting, strimming and hedge trimming as detailed in the specification within the ITT documentation in Public Contrast Scotland Tender.

To commence in Spring of 2019 for two years with an option to extend for a further two years at annual intervals.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion: Quality, as detailed in the evaluation criteria within the ITT documentation in PCS-T / Weighting: 40

Price / Weighting:  60

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Site visits are recommended, details in ITT cover letter. All pricing must be exclusive of VAT.

Any costs not included will be presumed to be waived.

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Lot No: 6

II.2.1) Title

West Argyll, South

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

77314100

77314000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM81

UKM8


Main site or place of performance:

South of West Argyll Forest District. As detailed in Lot 6 map appendices with the ITT documentation in PCS-T.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Grounds Maintenance and Vegetation Management services for the visitor centres, pathways, picnic areas and public car parks. To include grass cutting, strimming and hedge trimming as detailed in the specification within the ITT documentation in Public Contrast Scotland Tender.

To commence in Spring of 2019 for two years with an option to extend for a further two years at annual intervals.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion: Quality, as detailed in the evaluation criteria within the ITT documentation in PCS-T / Weighting: 40

Price / Weighting:  60

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Site visits are recommended, details in ITT cover letter.

All pricing must be exclusive of VAT.

Any costs not included will be presumed to be waived.

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Lot No: 7

II.2.1) Title

West Argyll, Mull

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

77314100

77314000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM8


Main site or place of performance:

The Island of Mull, in West Argyll Forest District. As detailed on maps in Lot 7 appendices within the ITT documentation in PCS-T.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Grounds Maintenance and Vegetation Management services for the visitor centres, pathways, picnic areas and public car parks. To include grass cutting, strimming and hedge trimming as detailed in the specification within the ITT documentation in Public Contrast Scotland Tender.

To commence in Spring of 2019 for two years with an option to extend for a further two years at annual intervals.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion: Quality as detailed in the evaluation criteria within the ITT documentation in PCS-T / Weighting: 40

Price / Weighting:  60

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Site visits are recommended, details in ITT cover letter.

All pricing must be exclusive of VAT.

Any costs not included will be presumed to be waived.

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Lot No: 8

II.2.1) Title

Cowal

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

77314100

77314000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM81

UKM83


Main site or place of performance:

Cowal Forest District, as detailed in Lot 7 map appendices within the ITT documentation in PCS-T.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Grounds Maintenance and Vegetation Management services for the visitor centres, pathways, picnic areas and public car parks. To include grass cutting, strimming and hedge trimming as detailed in the specification within the ITT documentation in Public Contrast Scotland Tender.

To commence in Spring of 2019 for two years with an option to extend for a further two years at annual intervals.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion: Quality, as detailed in the evaluation criteria within the ITT documentation in PCS-T / Weighting: 40

Price / Weighting:  60

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Site visits are recommended, details in ITT cover letter.

All pricing must be exclusive of VAT.

Any costs not included will be presumed to be waived.

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Lot No: 9

II.2.1) Title

Trossachs

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

77314100

77314000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM81

UKM8

UKM83


Main site or place of performance:

Forest District of the Trossachs. As detailed in Lot 9 map appendices with the ITT documentation in PCS-T.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Grounds Maintenance and Vegetation Management services for the visitor centres, pathways, picnic areas and public car parks. To include grass cutting, strimming and hedge trimming as detailed in the specification within the ITT documentation in Public Contrast Scotland Tender.

To commence in Spring of 2019 for two years with an option to extend for a further two years at annual intervals.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion: Quality, as detailed in the evaluation criteria within the ITT documentaiton in PCS-T / Weighting: 40

Price / Weighting:  60

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Site visits are recommended, details in ITT cover letter.

All pricing must be exclusive of VAT.

Any costs not included will be presumed to be waived.

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Lot No: 10

II.2.1) Title

Lowlands

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

77314100

77314000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM78

UKM72

UKM7

UKM73

UKM75


Main site or place of performance:

Forest District of Scottish Lowlands. As detailed in Lot 10 map appendices within the ITT documentation in PCS-T.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Grounds Maintenance and Vegetation Management services for the visitor centres, pathways, picnic areas and public car parks. To include grass cutting, strimming and hedge trimming as detailed in the specification within the ITT documentation in Public Contrast Scotland Tender.

To commence in Spring of 2019 for two years with an option to extend for a further two years at annual intervals.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion: Quality, as detailed in the evaluation criteria within the ITT documentation in PCS-T / Weighting: 40

Price / Weighting:  60

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Site visits are recommended, details in ITT cover letter.

All pricing must be exclusive of VAT.

Any costs not included will be presumed to be waived.

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

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: No

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2018/S 147-336634

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 1

Title: North Highland

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2 Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

12/12/2018

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 2

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 2

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

David Alford, Forestry & Grass Contractor

Culag, Balblair, Dingwall, Ross-Shire.

Dingwall

IV78LJ

UK

Telephone: +44 7703485806

NUTS: UK

The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: 135 300.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 2

Title: Inverness, Ross & Skye

A contract/lot is awarded: No

V.1 Information on non-award

The contract/lot is not awarded

Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 3

Title: Tay South Disctrict

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2 Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

12/12/2018

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 6

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 5

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 6

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Countrywide Grounds Maintenance Ltd

Countrywide House, Oak Green, Earl Road, Cheadle Hulme

Cheadle Hulme

SK8 6QL

UK

Telephone: +44 1614856666

Fax: +44 1614858686

NUTS: UKM

The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: 23 524.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 4

Title: Lochaber

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2 Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

12/12/2018

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 5

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 5

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 5

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

David Alford, Forestry & Grass Contractor

Culag, Balblair, Dingwall, Ross-Shire.

Dingwall

IV78LJ

UK

Telephone: +44 7703485806

NUTS: UK

The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: 93 512.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 5

Title: West Argyll, North

A contract/lot is awarded: No

V.1 Information on non-award

The contract/lot is not awarded

Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 6

Title: West Argyll, South

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2 Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

12/12/2018

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 2

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 0

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Artscape Gardens

23 Glenvilla Cirle

Paisley

PA2 8TS

UK

Telephone: +44 1418841624

NUTS: UKM8

The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: 41 268.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 7

Title: West Argyll, Mull

A contract/lot is awarded: No

V.1 Information on non-award

The contract/lot is not awarded

Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 8

Title: Cowal

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2 Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

12/12/2018

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 2

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 0

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Artscape Gardens

23 Glenvilla Cirle

Paisley

PA2 8TS

UK

Telephone: +44 1418841624

NUTS: UKM83

The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: 54 824.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 9

Title: Trossachs

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2 Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

12/12/2018

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 2

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 2

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 0

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Artscape Gardens

23 Glenvilla Cirle

Paisley

PA2 8TS

UK

Telephone: +44 1418841624

NUTS: UKM83

The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: 80 340.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 10

Title: Lowlands

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2 Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

12/12/2018

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 7

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 6

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 0

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Artscape Gardens

23 Glenvilla Cirle

Paisley

PA2 8TS

UK

Telephone: +44 1418841624

NUTS: UKM83

The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: 224 276.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information

No Community Benefits were sought due to the varied value within these lots.

FC may modify the contract within the scope of Reg 72 (1) of the Public Contract Scotland Regulations 2015, should operational reasons require it, for example through the creation or closure of more visitors sites.

(SC Ref:567451)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Forestry Commission

Silvan House, 231 Corstorphine Road

Edinburgh

EH12 7AT

UK

Telephone: +44 3000675000

E-mail: procurement.scotland@forestry.gov.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: http://https://www.forestry.gov.uk/

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

09/01/2019


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Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
249999other HorticulturalHorticultural
241200Services - HorticulturalHorticultural

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
130Aberdeen & North-East
100All Scotland
160Edinburgh & Lothians
150Glasgow & Strathclyde
120Highlands and Islands
170Scotland South
140Tayside, Central & Fife

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