By browsing our site you agree to our use of cookies. You will only see this message once. Find out more
We regret to inform you that we have ceased publication of current announcements.
Unitedkingdom-tenders.co.uk domain is for sale. Please contact us.

The Garden Assistance Scheme is a service for a range of participants within North Lanarkshire who are unable to maintain their gardens due to age or infirmity. The service will include 10 grass cuts, 3 hedge cuts, 2 weedkills and edges being ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
North Lanarkshire Council
Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street
Motherwell
ML1 1AB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Brian Ferguson
Telephone: +44 1698403949
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKM36

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.northlanarkshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00010

I.2)Joint procurement
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:

Garden Assistance Scheme 2017-2020.

Reference number: CPT-ML-HS-16-028
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71421000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Garden Assistance Scheme is a service for a range of participants within North Lanarkshire who are unable to maintain their gardens due to age or infirmity.

The service will include 10 grass cuts, 3 hedge cuts, 2 weedkills and edges being reformed twice per year.

The Council have established a framework agreement with two (2) Lots; Lot 1 to cover the North Zone, and Lot 2 to cover South Zone.

Three (3) Service Providers appointed on each Lot.

Lot 1 North -

Estimated 4 366 participants, which require Service Provider capacity to undertake 43 660 grass cuts, 13 098 hedge cuts and 8 732 weed kills per year.

Lot 2 South -

Estimated 4 007 participants, which require Service Provider capacity to undertake 40 070 grass cuts, 12 021 hedge cuts and 8 014 weed kills per year.

These figures are being provided as a guide only and are not guaranteed for the service provision in this procurement.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 3 338 711.88 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

North Area

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71421000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM36
Main site or place of performance:

North Zone, North Lanarkshire, which includes: Airdrie; Coatbridge; Cumbernauld; Kilsyth; Moodiesburn; and, surrounding areas within the North Lanarkshire boundary - North of the M8 motorway.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Garden Assistance Scheme to service users located in the North Zone, North Lanarkshire.

The Service Provider shall carry out grass cutting of all grass areas and shall provide all labour, materials, tools, plant and equipment necessary to perform the contract and shall ensure that all tools, plant and equipment is kept in a safe condition and properly guarded and maintained in order to present no danger to either the Service Provider's employees or any member of the public. The Service Provider shall provide all its employees with all necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) safety clothing and equipment and shall insure that all its employees use such during those times they are engaged under the contract.

The Service provider will maintain the schedule between March and October (approximately) to provide participants 10 grass cuts, 3 hedge cuts (if applicable), 2 weedkills and edges being formed on 2 occasions. Note the capacity requirements for North Zone could be to undertake 43 660 grass cuts, 13 098 hedge cuts and 8 732 weed kills per year.

The number participating in the scheme was 4 366 in North Zone during *2016.

*These figures are being provided as a guide only and are not guaranteed for the service provision in this procurement.

Three (3) Service Providers appointed on this Lot.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Schedule for garden assistance / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Operations and service provider responsibilities / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Garden care and the environment / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Contract management / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Community benefits / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Fair work practices / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 70
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

Service Providers were required to meet the Council's minimum requirements stated in the Contract Notice and achieve a minimum score of 60 % against the Selection Criteria.

Checks were made for each appointed Service Provider against the Mandatory and Discretionary exclusion criteria per Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

South Area

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71421000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM36
Main site or place of performance:

South Zone, North Lanarkshire, which includes: Bellshill; Viewpark; Motherwell; Wishaw; Shotts; and, surrounding areas within the North Lanarkshire boundary - South of the M8 motorway.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Garden Assistance Scheme to service users located in the South Zone, North Lanarkshire.

The Service Provider shall carry out grass cutting of all grass areas and shall provide all labour, materials, tools, plant and equipment necessary to perform the contract and shall ensure that all tools, plant and equipment is kept in a safe condition and properly guarded and maintained in order to present no danger to either the Service Provider's employees or any member of the public. The Service Provider shall provide all its employees with all necessary personal protective equipment (PPE) safety clothing and equipment and shall insure that all its employees use such during those times they are engaged under the contract.

The Service provider will maintain the schedule between March and October (approximately) to provide participants 10 grass cuts, 3 hedge cuts (if applicable), 2 weedkills and edges being formed on 2 occasions. Note the capacity requirements for South Zone could be to undertake 40 070 grass cuts, 12 021 hedge cuts and 8 014 weed kills per year.

The number participating in the scheme was 4 007 in South Zone during *2016.

*These figures are being provided as a guide only and are not guaranteed for the service provision in this procurement.

Three (3) Service Providers were appointed on this Lot.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Schedule for garden assistance / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Operations and service provider responsibilities / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Garden care and the environment / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Contract management / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Community benefits / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Fair work practices / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 70
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

Service Providers were required to meet the Council's minimum requirements stated in the Contract Notice and achieve a minimum score of 60 % against the Selection Criteria.

Checks were made for each appointed Service Provider against the Mandatory and Discretionary exclusion criteria per Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the 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: 2016/S 221-402890
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 2
Title:

South Area

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
17/02/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 5
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
MITIE Landscapes
35 Dutchess Road, Rutherglen
Glasgow
G73 1AU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8458697919
NUTS code: UKM36
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
ISS Facility Services - Landscaping
10 Bellsland Drive, Glencairn Industrial Estate
Kilmarnock
KA1 4BB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1563548061
Fax: +44 1563551646
NUTS code: UKM36
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Land Engineering (Scotland) Limited
Suite 4A, Skypark 5, 45 Finnieston Street
Glasgow
G3 8EP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1560601324
Fax: +44 1560600974
NUTS code: UKM36
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 1 761 457.08 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Lot No: 1
Title:

North Area

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
17/02/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 6
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Greenerleaf Estate Maintenance
91 Alexander Street
Airdrie
ML6 0BD
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7852115921
NUTS code: UKM36
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
MITIE Landscapes
35 Dutchess Road, Rutherglen
Glasgow
G73 1AU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8458697919
NUTS code: UKM36
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
ISS Facility Services - Landscaping
10 Bellsland Drive, Glencairn Industrial Estate
Kilmarnock
KA1 4BB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1563548061
Fax: +44 1563551646
NUTS code: UKM36
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 1 577 254.80 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

(SC Ref: 484924).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
North Lanarkshire Council
Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street
Motherwell
ML1 1AB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1698403949
E-mail:

Internet address:http://www.northlanarkshire.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
24/02/2017