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Tender description

The Forestry Commission intend to award a framework principally for the provision of a Plant Health Inspection Service for controlled wood, wood products and bark entering Great Britain from abroad in order to protect Britain’s woodlands and trees from harmful pests and diseases. Some survey work is also included in the framework.

Legal, economic, financial and technical information

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
YES
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
YES
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract
YES

Procedure

Languages in which projects or requests to participate may be drawn up
EN
Date
2018-11-07
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement
Yes
Local time
12:00
Notice number in the OJ S
2018/S 037-080640
Conditions for opening of tenders

2018-11-07

13:00

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
YES
Type of contest
Open

Complementary information

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.

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GO Reference: GO-2018914-PRO-13195909

Review body

Forestry Commission

Bristol Business Park, Coldharbour Lane

Bristol

BS16 1EJ

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Chartered Institute of Arbitrators

Bloomsbury Square

London

WC1A 2LP

Date of dispatch of this notice
2018-09-14
This is a recurrent procurement
No Main CPV code 71631000

Bidding information

Bidding deadline

7 Nov 2018

0 days remaining

Total estimated value

GBP 3.5 million

Locations

United Kingdom, Bristol

LOTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS TENDER

Highland and Grampian (Port inspection work)

Value

GBP 12,000

Highland and Grampian (Port inspection work)

This lot is for the plant health inspection service of controlled wood products into the principle ports of Inverness, Aberdeen and Montrose.

The contract area includes the following local government districts- Highland, Moray, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen City, Angus.

Main site or place of performance

Highlands and Islands

Central Scotland (port inspection work)

Value

GBP 88,000

Central Scotland (port inspection work)

This lot is for the plant health inspection service of controlled wood products into the principle ports Grangemouth and Greenock.

The contract area includes the following local government districts- Perth and Kinross, Fife, Stirling, Dundee City, Clackmannanshire, West Dunbartonshire, East Dunbartonshire, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire, Glasgow City, Falkirk, South Lanarkshire, West Lothian, City of Edinburgh, Midlothian, East Lothian, Scottish Borders and Dumfries and Galloway, East Ayrshire and South Ayrshire, North Ayrshire and Inverclyde.

Main site or place of performance

Scotland

Scotland except for West of Scootland (Protected Zone survey work)

Value

GBP 67,000

Scotland except for West of Scootland (Protected Zone survey work)

This lot does not include any port inspection work. The lot is principally for placing, preparing and maintaining Protected Zone plot traps.

The contract area includes the following local government districts- Highland (and excludes any work associated with Phytophthora ramorum Licensing and Audit inspections in the Highland area), Moray, Aberdeenshire, Aberdeen City, Angus, Perth and Kinross, Stirling, Fife, Dundee City, Clackmannanshire, East Dunbartonshire, West Dunbartonshire, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire, Glasgow City, Falkirk, West Lothian, City of Edinburgh, Midlothian, East Lothian, East Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, South Ayrshire, Scottish Borders, Dumfries and Galloway, Inverclyde and North Ayrshire.

Main site or place of performance

Scotland

West of Scotland

Value

GBP 94,000

West of Scotland The lot area includes the following local government districts — Argyll and Bute, North and South Ayrshire, Inverclyde, West Dunbartonshire, Stirling, Perth and Kinross, Highland. The only areas where Phytophthora ramorum Licensing and Audit inspections will be carried out are Argyll and Bute and Highland.

Main site or place of performance

Scotland

North West England and North Wales

Value

GBP 306,000

North West England and North Wales

This lot is for the plant health inspection service of controlled wood products into the principle ports around the Dee river estuary and Liverpool.

The contract area includes the following unitary authority areas — Carlisle, Allerdale, Copeland, Eden, South Lakeland, Lancaster, Craven, Wyre, Ribble Valley, Blackpool, Fylde, Preston, South Ribble, Blackburn with Darwen, Hyndburn, Rossendale, Burnley, Pendle, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, West Lancashire, Liverpool, Knowsley, St. Helens, Halton, Warrington, Trafford, Salford, Manchester, Tameside, Stockport, Chorley, Sefton, Wirral, Wigan, Oldham, Bradford, Leeds, Wakefield, Kirklees, Cheshire East, Chester West and Chester, Flintshire, Denbighshire, Conwy, Isle of Anglesey, Gwynedd, Calderdale and Wrexham.

Main site or place of performance

Wales, North West (England)

North East England

Value

GBP 134,000

North East England

This lot includes the plant health inspection service of controlled wood products into the principle ports of Teesport, Seaham, Hartlepool, Port of Sunderland and the Port of Tyne.

The contract area includes the following unitary authority areas — Northumberland, Newcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside, Stockton on Tees, Middlesbrough, South Tyneside, Gateshead, Sunderland, County Durham, Hartlepool, Redcar and Cleveland, Darlington, Scarborough, Ryedale, Hambleton, Harrogate, Richmondshire.

Main site or place of performance

North East (England)

Humber

Value

GBP 168,000

Humber

This lot includes the plant health inspection service of controlled wood products into the principle ports of Hull, Barrowhaven, Flixsborough, Grove, Keadby, Grimsby, New Holland, Goole, and Immingham.

The lot area includes the local government districts of North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, City of Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, York, Selby, Doncaster, West Lindsey, East Lindsey, North Kesteven South Kesteven, Lincoln.

Main site or place of performance

Yorkshire and the Humber

North and South Thames

Value

GBP 112,000

North and South Thames This lot includes the plant health inspection service of controlled wood products into the principle ports of Tilbury, London Gateway and Thamesport.

Main site or place of performance

Outer London – South, Outer London – East and North East, Outer London – West and North West

Anglia

Value

GBP 324,000

Anglia This lot involves the plant health inspection service of controlled wood products into the principle ports of Felixstowe and Harwich.

Main site or place of performance

East of England

Solent

Value

GBP 303,000

Solent

This lot involves plant health inspection service of controlled wood products into the principle ports of Poole, Southampton and Shoreham. The lot area includes the following counties of:

West Sussex, Hampshire, West Berkshire, Oxfordshire (part only), Dorset (part only, Wiltshire (part only), Greater London (part only).

Main site or place of performance

Bournemouth and Poole, Southampton

Avonmouth (Severn) and South Wales

Value

GBP 107,000

Avonmouth (Severn) and South Wales This lots includes the plant health inspection service of controlled wood products into the principle ports of Portbury, Cardiff, Newport, Swansea, Barry and Avonmouth.

Main site or place of performance

Herefordshire, County of, Shropshire CC, Worcestershire, Somerset, Gloucestershire

South West England

Value

GBP 36,000

South West England This lot includes the plant health inspection service of controlled wood products into the principle ports of Plymouth, Par, and Fowey.

Main site or place of performance

South West (England)

South Central England

Value

GBP 50,000

South Central England

There are no principle ports in this contract as the lot is land locked. This area has not previously been the subject of a Forestry Commission contract for plant health inspection work and is a new geographical lot for this framework.

Anticipated work includes:

— Phytophthora ramorum processor authorisation visits and audits,

— Inspection of imports of firewood at the first point of destination under the statutory notification scheme for firewood,

— Inspections of export goods in relation to issuing export phytosanitary certificates,

— Visits to logistic premises to check compliance of imported wood packaging materia.

Main site or place of performance

Staffordshire CC, Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire, South Yorkshire, West Midlands, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire

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