Planting and maintenance services of green areas
Section I: Contracting authority
NUTS code: UKD4
Section II: Object
Public Rights of Way and Countryside Services
Lancashire County Council is inviting suitably experienced and qualified providers to tender to be part of a Framework Agreement to deliver Countryside Services and Public Rights of Way Installation, Repair and Maintenance Services. The framework will include work such as the general service conditions relating to the installation of gates, stiles, fingerposts, ditch-crossings, bridges, among others and the execution of vegetation clearance and other works. The Framework Agreement will commence on 1.4.2019 and will end on 31.3.2023. Further information, instructions and guidance information, together with invitation to tender documentation, the relevant questions and pricing schedule for completion are available on the council's electronic tendering iSupplier Portal.
As detailed in Section II.1.5)
Lot 1 covers the geographical area of North Lancashire including Lancaster, Fylde and Wyre.
Contract to be renewed following the initial term and any option to extend that is invoked by the Council.
As detailed in Section II.1.5)
Lot 2 covers the geographical area of South Lancashire including Chorley, Preston, South Ribble and West Lancs.
Renewal of Framework Agreement following the initial term and any option to extend invoked by the Council.
As detailed in Section II.1.5).
Lot 3 covers the geographical area of East Lancashire including Hyndburn, Ribble Valley, Rossendale, Pendle and Burnley
Renewal of Framework Agreement following the initial contract term and any option to extend invoked by the Council.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The tender documents are available on Lancashire County Council's electronic tendering site. Use of this system does not require high specification IT equipment or connections, nor high level personal IT skills/capabilities and is free of charge. The contract covers the administrative County of Lancashire; however, Lancashire County Council intends to promote and share good practice with other UK Public Sector Bodies including but not limited to the following:
— Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council,
— Blackpool Borough Council,
— Burnley Borough Council,
— Chorley Borough Council,
— Fylde Borough Council,
— Hyndburn Borough Council,
— Lancaster City Council,
— Pendle Borough Council,
— Preston City Council,
— Ribble Valley Borough Council,
— Rossendale Borough Council,
— South Ribble Borough Council,
— West Lancashire Borough Council,
— Wyre Borough Council,
— Lancashire schools, colleges and academies: http://www3.lancashire.gov.uk/corporate/atoz/a_to_z/service.asp?u_id=1811&tab=1
As well as:
— Central Government Departments and their Agencies: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/A-ZOfCentralGovernment/index.htm
— UK Local Authorities, colleges, academies, higher education establishments (including universities) and schools: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/index.htm
— Fire and rescue service: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Diol1/DoItOnline/DG_10027464
— Police: http://www.homeoffice.gov.uk/police/
— NHS: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx therefore where a successful bidder's capacity and capability permits, the agreement will be open to other Public sector bodies, who may wish to access the provision.
Please note: If you do not already have a supplier account on the new e-tendering system (Oracle), you will be required to obtain a DUNS number, this can take a number of days to be issued and is required as part of the system registration, therefore, tenderers are advised to allow plenty of time for registration and to do this as early as possible during the tender period. Registration is necessary in order to view the tender details and obtain tender documentation. A tenderer's capacity, capability or unwillingness to contract with other UK Public Sector Bodies as described above will not affect or be considered as part of the scoring of a tenderer's submission.
Telephone: +44 2079476000
|Award Criteria||Lowest price|
|Date Published||10th Jan 2019|
|Common Procurement Vocabulary||Planting and maintenance services of green areas|
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