Arboriculture Services (Non-PFI)
• Birmingham City Council
Publication reference: 2021/S 000-002826 
Publication date: 11 February 2021
F02: Contract notice
Section one: Contracting authoritySection I: Contracting authority
one.1) Name and addressesI.1) Name and addresses
Birmingham City Council
10 Woodcock Street
Birmingham
B4 7WB
Contact
Corporate Procurement Services
Email

Country
United Kingdom

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NUTS code
UKG31 – Birmingham
Internet address(es)
Main address
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one.3) CommunicationI.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at
www.in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc
Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via
www.in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the above-mentioned address
one.4) Type of the contracting authorityI.4) Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
one.5) Main activityI.5) Main activity
General public services

Section two: ObjectSection II: Object
two.1) Scope of the procurementII.1) Scope of the procurement
two.1.1) TitleII.1.1) Title
P0560_2021 – Arboriculture Services (Non-PFI)
Reference number
P0560_2021
two.1.2) Main CPV codeII.1.2) Main CPV code
• 77211300 – Tree-clearing services
two.1.3) Type of contractII.1.3) Type of contract
Services
two.1.4) Short descriptionII.1.4) Short description
The Council wishes to establish a Framework Agreement for the provision of non-PFI tree maintenance. The Council has approximately 736,000 trees within its tree stock on land which it is responsible for. All the trees require periodic surveys to determine the required level of maintenance and to ensure that any emergency works are carried out to ensure that the Council adheres to its legal obligations. The framework agreement will be for five (5) years and tendered by two Lots based on geographical areas, one for the north and the other for the south. The Framework will follow the restricted procedure. Bidder’s must be successful at the selection questionnaire stage (SQ) in order to be admitted to the tender stage (ITT).
two.1.5) Estimated total valueII.1.5) Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: £5,500,000
two.1.6) Information about lotsII.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: Yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots
1
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 1
two.2) DescriptionII.2) Description
two.2.1) TitleII.2.1) Title
North: Perry Barr, Hodge Hill, Ladywood, Sutton Coldfield and Erdington constituencies
Lot No
1
two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
• 77211300 – Tree-clearing services
• 77211400 – Tree-cutting services
• 77211500 – Tree-maintenance services
two.2.3) Place of performanceII.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
UKG31 – Birmingham
two.2.4) Description of the procurementII.2.4) Description of the procurement
North: Perry Barr, Hodge Hill, Ladywood, Sutton Coldfield and Erdington constituencies
two.2.5) Award criteriaII.2.5) Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
two.2.7) Duration of the contract, frame agreement or dynamic purchasing systemII.2.7) Duration of the contract, frame agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months
60
This contract is subject to renewal
No
two.2.10) Information about variantsII.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: No
two.2.11) Information about optionsII.2.11) Information about options
Options: No
two.2.13) Information about European Union FundsII.2.13) Information about European Union Funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No
two.2) DescriptionII.2) Description
two.2.1) TitleII.2.1) Title
South: Edgbaston, Yardley, Northfield, Hall Green and Selly Oak constituencies.
Lot No
2
two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
• 77211300 – Tree-clearing services
• 77211400 – Tree-cutting services
• 77211500 – Tree-maintenance services
two.2.3) Place of performanceII.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
UKG31 – Birmingham
two.2.4) Description of the procurementII.2.4) Description of the procurement
South: Edgbaston, Yardley, Northfield, Hall Green and Selly Oak constituencies.
two.2.5) Award criteriaII.2.5) Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
two.2.7) Duration of the contract, frame agreement or dynamic purchasing systemII.2.7) Duration of the contract, frame agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months
60
This contract is subject to renewal
No
two.2.10) Information about variantsII.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: No
two.2.11) Information about optionsII.2.11) Information about options
Options: No
two.2.13) Information about European Union FundsII.2.13) Information about European Union Funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section three. Legal, economic, financial and technical informationSection III. Legal, economic, financial and technical information
three.1) Conditions for participationIII.1) Conditions for participation
three.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registersIII.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions
Details are provided in the tender documentation.
three.1.2) Economic and financial standingIII.1.2) Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
three.1.3) Technical and professional abilityIII.1.3) Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

Section four. ProcedureSection IV. Procedure
four.1) DescriptionIV.1) Description
four.1.1) Type of procedureIV.1.1) Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
four.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing systemIV.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: 2
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:
Lifespan of equipment to deliver this service is 5 years
four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes
four.2) Administrative informationIV.2) Administrative information
four.2.2) Time limit for receipt of projects or requests to participateIV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of projects or requests to participate
Date
16 March 2021
Local time
12:00pm
four.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submittedIV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted
English

Section six. Complementary informationSection VI. Complementary information
six.1) Information about recurrenceVI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: No
six.3) Additional informationVI.3) Additional information
The Council’s requirement for arboriculture services is wide ranging. The list below has been provided as an indicative list of some or all of the services that will be required under the framework agreements. Actual work will be dependent on tree inspections carried out by the Council’s tree officers and the subsequent issue of a work order.§ Young Tree Maintenance§ Formative Pruning§ Maintenance of Guarding, Support & Irrigation Systems§ Epicormic Growth Removal§ Crown Lifting§ Crown Thinning§ Crown Reduction§ Crown Reduction – Obstacles§ Conservation Deadwood§ Deadwood§ Crown Clean§ Pollard§ Aerial Inspection§ Ivy -sever at base§ Bracing § Tree Felling§ Silvacultural Felling§ Trees in Close Proximity to Watercourses§ Extraction§ Coppicing§ Re-coppicing § Stumps Removal§ Habitat Sticks§ Stump Treatment§ Root Pruning§ Lamp Column/Sign Clearance§ Hedge Reduction§ Tree Surveys§ Tree PlantingThe Council will be using its free to use e-tendering system (in-tend) for the administration of this procurement process and potential suppliers must register with the system to be able to express an interest. If you wish to express an interest in this opportunity please click on the following link to access https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc/ and submit your details to register which will enable you to download all relevant Selection Questionnaire (SQ) documentation. If you are unable to register with In-tend or have any questions or problems on how to use this web site please either email us at: or call CPS Helpdesk on 0121 464 8000.Your completed SQ submission should be returned by 12:00 noon on 16 March 2021 via the ‘In-tend’ system https://in-tendhost.co.uk/birminghamcc
six.4) Procedures for reviewVI.4) Procedures for review
six.4.1) Review bodyVI.4.1) Review body
High Court of Engalnd and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
Telephone
+44 2079477882
Country
United Kingdom

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• one. Contracting authorityI. Contracting authority
• two. ObjectII. Object
• three. Legal, economic, financial and technical informationIII. Legal, economic, financial and technical information
• four. ProcedureIV. Procedure
• six. Complementary informationVI. Complementary information

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