Forestry Commission: North England Forest District Ground Preparation Framework

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Notice Summary
Title: North England Forest District Ground Preparation Framework
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: Forestry Commission
Nature of contract: Services
Procedure: Open
Short Description: Forestry England will be awarding a framework agreement for Ground Preparation works of which the majority will be trench mound ditch dollop to a uniform pattern of 2750 mounds per hectare. In addition we require trench mound ditch and dollop to a number of lower densities, invert mounding, site drainage, brash raking, scarification, formation of access tracks and shooting mounds. The locations of the sites are within the main block of Kielder Forest (including Kershope & Spadeadam), Rothbury, Hamsterley, Bowland, Grizedale and North & West Cumbria beats.
Published: 11/02/2020 12:49

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UK-Bristol: Forestry services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             Forestry England, United Kingdom
             www.forestryengland.uk, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1EJ, United Kingdom
             Tel. +44 300067400, Email: procurement.england@forestryengland.uk
             Main Address: www.forestryengland.uk, Address of the buyer profile: www.forestryengland.uk
             NUTS Code: UK
      I.2) Joint procurement
      The contract involves joint procurement: No.
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided       
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
      I.3) Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bristol:-Forestry-services./FG7F38J26N
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically via https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/EA73278PE3 to the abovementioned address       
      Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: Not provided
      I.4) Type of the contracting authority
            Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
      I.5) Main activity
            Other activity:

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
      II.1.1) Title: North England Forest District Ground Preparation Framework       
      Reference Number: FEE0664
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      77200000 - Forestry services.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
      II.1.4) Short description: Forestry England will be awarding a framework agreement for Ground Preparation works of which the majority will be trench mound ditch dollop to a uniform pattern of 2750 mounds per hectare. In addition we require trench mound ditch and dollop to a number of lower densities, invert mounding, site drainage, brash raking, scarification, formation of access tracks and shooting mounds. The locations of the sites are within the main block of Kielder Forest (including Kershope & Spadeadam), Rothbury, Hamsterley, Bowland, Grizedale and North & West Cumbria beats.       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: 3,000,000       
      Currency: GBP
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: Yes       
      Tenders may be submitted for: All lots
      Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not provided
      The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not provided

II.2) Description
II.2) Description Lot No. 1
      
      II.2.1) Title: Kielder North, Kielder East, Kielder South, Kielder West Ground Preparation       
      Lot No: 1       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      77200000 - Forestry services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UK UNITED KINGDOM
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Kielder North
Kielder East
Kielder South
Kielder West
North England Forest District Ground Preparation Framework
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: 1,200,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 48       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 2
      
      II.2.1) Title: Kershope, Spadeadam & Kielder South Ground Preparation       
      Lot No: 2       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      77200000 - Forestry services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UK UNITED KINGDOM
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Kershope, Spadeadam
& Kielder South
North England Forest District Ground Preparation Framework
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: 640,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 48       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 3
      
      II.2.1) Title: Rothbury Ground Preparation       
      Lot No: 3       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      77200000 - Forestry services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UK UNITED KINGDOM
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Rothbury Ground Preparation
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: 400,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 48       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 4
      
      II.2.1) Title: Hamsterley Ground Preparation       
      Lot No: 4       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      77200000 - Forestry services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UK UNITED KINGDOM
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Hamsterley Ground Preparation
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: 42,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 48       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 5
      
      II.2.1) Title: Bowland, Grizedale North & West Cumbria Ground Preparation       
      Lot No: 5       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      77200000 - Forestry services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UK UNITED KINGDOM
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Bowland, Grizedale North & West Cumbria Ground Preparation
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: 176,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 48       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 6
      
      II.2.1) Title: Scarification District Wide       
      Lot No: 6       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      77200000 - Forestry services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UK UNITED KINGDOM
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Scarification District Wide
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: 32,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 48       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       
II.2) Description Lot No. 7
      
      II.2.1) Title: Contingency Lot       
      Lot No: 7       
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      77200000 - Forestry services.
      
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UK UNITED KINGDOM
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Contingency Lot
      II.2.5) Award criteria:
            Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents            
      II.2.6) Estimated value:
      Value excluding VAT: 500,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 48       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       


Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
   III.1) Conditions for participation
      III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
      List and brief description of conditions:          
      Not Provided       
      III.1.2) Economic and financial standing          
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents       
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :       
      Not Provided    
      III.1.3) Technical and professional ability    
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided      
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :          
      Not Provided   
      III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)   
      The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No       
      The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No    
      
   III.2) Conditions related to the contract
      III.2.1) Information about a particular profession    
      Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:          
      Not Provided    
      III.2.2) Contract performance conditions          
      Not Provided          
      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: No

Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1) Description OPEN
      IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open   
   
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system    
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement    
         Framework agreement with several operators       
         Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement:
Not Provided           
         In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided    
   
   
   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
      An electronic auction will be used: No
      Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
   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: Not provided       
      IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
       Date: 16/03/2020 Time: 12:00
            
      IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted: English,       
      IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender:
         Duration in month(s): 3
      
      IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
         Date: 16/03/2020
         Time: 12:00
      

Section VI: Complementary Information
   VI.1) Information about recurrence
   This is a recurrent procurement: No    
   Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
   VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
   Electronic ordering will be used No       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted No       
   Electronic payment will be used No       
   VI.3) Additional 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.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bristol:-Forestry-services./FG7F38J26N

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
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   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             Forestry England
       620 Bristol Business Park, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1EJ, United Kingdom
       Internet address: www.forestryengland.uk
   VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
   Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:    
    Not Provided    
   VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 11/02/2020

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UK-Bristol: Forestry services.

Section I: Contracting authority/entity (as stated in the original notice)

I.1) Name and addresses
       Forestry England, United Kingdom
       www.forestryengland.uk, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol, BS16 1EJ, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 300067400, Email: procurement.england@forestryengland.uk
       Main Address: www.forestryengland.uk, Address of the buyer profile: www.forestryengland.uk
       NUTS Code: UK

Section II: Object (as stated in the original notice)

II.1) Scope of the procurement
   
   II.1.1) Title: North England Forest District Ground Preparation Framework      Reference number: FEE0664      
   II.1.2) Main CPV code:
      77200000 - Forestry services.
   
   II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES   
   II.1.4) Short Description: Forestry England will be awarding a framework agreement for Ground Preparation works of which the majority will be trench mound ditch dollop to a uniform pattern of 2750 mounds per hectare. In addition we require trench mound ditch and dollop to a number of lower densities, invert mounding, site drainage, brash raking, scarification, formation of access tracks and shooting mounds. The locations of the sites are within the main block of Kielder Forest (including Kershope & Spadeadam), Rothbury, Hamsterley, Bowland, Grizedale and North & West Cumbria beats.

Section VI: Complementary information

V1.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 25/02/2020

VI.6) Original notice reference:

   Notice Reference:    2020 - 234378   
   Notice number in OJ S: Not Provided
   Date of dispatch of the original notice: 11/02/2020

Section VII: Changes

VII.1) Information to be changed or added

      VII.1.1) Reason for change: Modification of original information submitted by the contracting authority    
      
      VII.1.2) Text to be corrected in original notice No: 1
                                    
         Section Number: IV.2.2          
         Place of text to be modified: Tender Returns          
         Instead of:
         Date: 16/03/2020         
         Local Time: 12:00          
         Read:
         Date: 30/03/2020         
         Local Time: 12:00                   
   
VII.2) Other additional 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.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bristol:-Forestry-services./FG7F38J26N

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/FG7F38J26N


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