United Kingdom - Maidstone: Tree-clearing services

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Threshold: 
OJEU
Organisation: 
Main activities: 
General public services
Type: 
Contract award notice
Type of contract: 
SERVICES
Award criteria: 
Lowest price
Published: 
Friday, December 16, 2016
Tender ID: 
2016/S 243-444577

Contract award notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)

Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Kent County Council
County Hall
For the attention of: Mr Jamie Brooks
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000419430
E-mail: jamie.brooks@kent.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.kent.gov.uk

I.2)

Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority

I.3)

Main activity
General public services

I.4)

Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)

Description

II.1.1)

Title attributed to the contract
SS16022 Emergency Tree Works.

II.1.2)

Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: County of Kent.
NUTS code

II.1.3)

Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

II.1.4)

Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The provision of emergency response specialist tree surgery teams to attend at short notice on a 24/7 basis. Emergency type response times will include both 2 hour and 24 hour requirements. Suppliers will be required to provide suitably qualified staff and have access to the necessary specialised equipment to be able to remove fallen trees and branches from causing obstruction to the highway. Moreover, the ability to work at height in a safe manner, using appropriate working methods to remove broken or hanging branches or partially fallen trees presenting a danger to the highway. It is anticipated that the service will be provided across all 12 Districts in Kent. Work volumes will be dictated by the weather and where emergency situations occur, which varies from year to year. The annual spend for the general emergency response service will be in the region of 65 000 GBP per annum. This does not include provision for extreme weather events The work will be funded from the existing Soft Landscape budget for tree emergency work. Where trees are determined as privately owned these will be raised against the highways Operations budget code and actioned as a rechargeable service. The service will primarily serve HT&W however, it will be important that the contract has the flexibility to be able to provide an alternative response for other tree owning departments within Kent county Council, should the need arise. There may be future interest from district providers within Kent to gain access to this contract. The level of interest is unquantified at this point in time. Any future approaches should be considered as and when they arise.

II.1.5)

Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77211300, 03452000, 45112730, 77211400

II.1.6)

Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.2)

Total final value of contract(s)

II.2.1)

Total final value of contract(s)
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)

Type of procedure

IV.1.1)

Type of procedure
Open

IV.2)

Award criteria

IV.2.1)

Award criteria
Lowest price

IV.2.2)

Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no

IV.3)

Administrative information

IV.3.1)

File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
SS16022

IV.3.2)

Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 142-257605 of 25.7.2016

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: SS16022 Lot No: 1 - Lot title: West Kent Lot

V.1)

Date of contract award decision:
8.11.2016

V.2)

Information about offers
Number of offers received: 5
Number of offers received by electronic means: 5

V.3)

Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

G Bridgland Ltd
Heathwood Timber Yard, Marden Road
TN17 2LP Cranbrook
United Kingdom

V.4)

Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 0 GBP
Excluding VAT
Total final value of the contract:
Excluding VAT
If annual or monthly value:
Number of years: 0

V.5)

Information about subcontracting
Contract No: SS16022 Lot No: 2 - Lot title: Mid Kent Lot

V.1)

Date of contract award decision:
6.12.2016

V.2)

Information about offers
Number of offers received: 5
Number of offers received by electronic means: 5

V.3)

Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Cleartrack (Evl) Ltd
Ploughmans Barn, Station Farm, Horton
NN7 2BG Northampton
United Kingdom

V.4)

Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 0 GBP
Excluding VAT
Total final value of the contract:
Excluding VAT
If annual or monthly value:
Number of years: 0

V.5)

Information about subcontracting
Contract No: SS16022 Lot No: 3 - Lot title: East Kent Lot

V.1)

Date of contract award decision:
31.10.2016

V.2)

Information about offers
Number of offers received: 5
Number of offers received by electronic means: 5

V.3)

Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Direct Enviro Services Ltd
Catt Farm, Catt Hill, Stone in Oxney
TN30 7JR Tenterden
United Kingdom

V.4)

Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 0 GBP
Excluding VAT
Total final value of the contract:
Excluding VAT
If annual or monthly value:
Number of years: 0

V.5)

Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)

Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.2)

Additional information:

VI.3)

Procedures for appeal

VI.3.1)

Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.3.2)

Lodging of appeals

VI.3.3)

Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.4)

Date of dispatch of this notice:
14.12.2016