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Title: Framework Agreement for Trunk Road Arboricultural Works
Published by: Wrexham County Borough Council
Publication Date: 26/09/2017
Deadline Date: 25/10/2017
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Wrexham County Borough Council is seeking to appoint no more than 2 Arboricultural contractors to this Arboricultural Works Framework Agreement. The framework will include the provision of all aspects of tree surgery work on the Trunk Road Network on behalf of the North and Mid Wales Trunk Road Agency.
CPV: 03452000, 45233139.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Wrexham County Borough Council

Lampbit Street

Wrexham

LL11 1AR

UK

Telephone: +44 1978292791

E-mail: procurement@wrexham.gov.uk

NUTS: UKL23

Internet address(es)

Main address: www.wrexham.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0264

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.etenderwales.co.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

www.etenderwales.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

Framework Agreement for Trunk Road Arboricultural Works

Reference number: Proc-17-84

II.1.2) Main CPV code

03452000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Wrexham County Borough Council is seeking to appoint no more than 2 Arboricultural contractors to this Arboricultural Works Framework Agreement. The framework will include the provision of all aspects of tree surgery work on the Trunk Road Network on behalf of the North and Mid Wales Trunk Road Agency.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

45233139

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL23

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Wrexham County Borough Council is seeking to appoint no more than 2 Arboricultural contractors to this Arboricultural Works Framework Agreement. The framework will include the provision of all aspects of tree surgery work on the Trunk Road Network on behalf of the North and Mid Wales Trunk Road Agency.

Typically works will be undertaken at night to reduce disruption to the public, with a 4 man gang to carry out general thinning and removal of front line trees. Works are typically part of a large works programme but can range from 1 night to a couple of months with MEWP’s to access embankments and taller trees. Traffic management will be provided by WCBC, usually a high speed lane closure of full shutdown depending on the location. Occasionally works programs do include weekend working but normal hours will be 19:30 to 03:30 Monday to Friday. Day time works may be required to run simultaneously with a separate gang.

A standalone 4 man gang may also be required to clear vegetation around structures such as bridges and retaining walls.

Emergency call outs will be made during adverse weather events or whenever a fallen tree presents a risk to the public.

II.2.5) Award criteria

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

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:

The option to extend for a further two periods of 12 months.

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 detailed within the tender 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.1.3) 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: 2

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: 25/10/2017

Local time: 12:00

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

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 25/10/2017

Local time: 13:00

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

1. Register your company on the eTenderwales portal (this is only required once).

Browse to the eSourcing Portal: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Click the “Click here to register” link.

Accept the terms and conditions and click “continue”.

Enter your correct business and user details.

Note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete.

You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).

2. Express an Interest in the tender.

Login to the portal with the username/password.

Click the “Open Access PQQs/ITTs” link (These are Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier).

Click on the relevant ITT to access the content.

Click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” box on the left-hand side of the page.

This will move the PQQ/ITT into your “My PQQ/ITTs” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only).

Click on the PQQ/ITT code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the “Settings and Buyer Attachments” in the “Actions” box.

3. Responding to the tender.

You can now choose to “Reply” or “Reject” (please give a reason if rejecting);

You can now use the ‘Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification;

Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT;

There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).

If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon – Fri (8:00 – 18:00) on:

email: E-mail: help@bravosolution.co.uk

phone: +44 8003684850 / Fax: +44 2070800480

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=71376

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

In line with its vision, values and corporate objectives Wrexham County Borough Council aims to contribute to the development of the local economy and maximise community regeneration through its procurement activity

(WA Ref:71376)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia bidding.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Wrexham County Borough Council

Lampbit Street

Wrexham

LL11 1AR

UK

Telephone: +44 1978292791

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar day standstill period at the point that an award decision notice is communicated to tenderers. The award decision notice will specify the criteria for the award of the contract, the reasons for the decision, including when the standstill period is expected to end or the date before which the Contracting Authority will not conclude the contract. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). The Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or may order the Contracting Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the Contract has been entered into the Court may make a declaration of ineffectiveness or may order that the duration of any relevant specific contract be shortened and additionally may award damages. The time limit for seeking such a declaration is generally 6 months (and 30 days in certain circumstances).

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

25/09/2017


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Main Contact: procurement@wrexham.gov.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
45233139Highway maintenance workConstruction, foundation and surface works for highways, roads
03452000TreesTree-nursery products

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1023Flintshire and Wrexham

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