GB-Sea: Tender for Arboriculture Services

Competitive Contract Notice

1. Title: GB-Sea: Tender for Arboriculture Services
2. Awarding Authority:
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
Civic Centre, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6ER, United Kingdom
Tel. 01702 215000, Email:
Attn: Darryl Mitchell
3. Contract Type: Services
Sub Type: Other services.

4. Description: Tree-maintenance services. Tree pruning. Trees. The tree maintenance service is an important contributor to the Council’s aim to ensure well-maintained and attractive parks, open spaces and street scene. A term contractor is required to carry out the routine tree maintenance which includes an out of hour’s response, on behalf of the Council. In addition, the tender will also be used to put in place an approved list of suppliers for further related work, for use by the Council on an ad-hoc basis. This tender therefore has been split into 2 Lots, the details of which are as follows: Lot 1; The Term Contractor for routine Highways and Parks tree maintenance The winning Contractor will be responsible for the maintenance of approximately 28,000 trees. This includes but is not limited to duties such as:•Crown reductions•Pollarding•Crown raising•Tree felling/stump removal•Tree planting•Tree watering•Tree Pruning•Emergency Call Out After Hours Service Lot 2; Council’s approved list for ad hoc tree maintenance and specialist tree work. Those companies included on the Approved list will be called upon on an ad-hoc basis depending on the need of the Council. Acceptance onto the Approved List is no guarantee of work for any provider. The Council will invite a minimum of 4 providers onto the Approved List. The type of work typically carried out under the approved list includes but is not limited to;•Woodland maintenance work •Specialist investigation and survey work•Decay Detection•Some of the duties highlighted above on an ad hoc basis. The estimated contract value provided in the advert is per annum. To make a request for a PQQ in relation to this project, please email; Please ensure that your email references the title of the project. Closing date to request a PQQ is 28th of August 2014. Completed PQQ submissions must be returned before, 2pm on 4th of September 2014.
5. CPV Codes:
77211500 - Tree-maintenance services.
77341000 - Tree pruning.
03452000 - Trees.

6. NUTS Codes :
UKH31 - Southend-on-Sea

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: Southend-on-Sea,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority:
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category H: 100K to 500K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for Expression of Interest: 28/08/2014 17:00:00
11. Address to which they must be sent:
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
Civic Centre, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6ER, United Kingdom
Tel. 01702 215000, Email:
Attn: Darryl Mitchell

12. Other Information:
Other Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
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Period of Work Start date: 01/01/2015
Period of Work End date: 31/12/2019

Award Criteria: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the tender documents

Funding: N/A