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Tender opportunity – Grounds maintenance – East Midlands

 

The HCA is seeking to appoint a competent Supplier for the provision of landscape management and cleansing services at 12 Sites located within its Northampton portfolio. Typical planned works under this Contract comprise, but are not exclusively limited to the following; Site inspections, whereby the Contractor shall indicate; all matters relating to the maintenance specification, recommendations for necessary works, incidences of vandalism, flytipping, trespass and adjustments to the scheduled works; Grass cutting; Shrub maintenance; Weed Control and Cleansing.

Industry

Agriculture and Food

Location of contract

East Midlands

Value of contract (£)

£114,034 – £139,374

Published date

20 July 2015

Closing date

19 August 2015

Contract start date

07 September 2015

Contract end date

06 September 2018

 

Description 

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) is the single, national housing and regeneration delivery agency for England. Our vision is to create opportunity for people to live in homes they can afford in places they want to live, by enabling local authorities and communities to deliver the ambition they have for their own areas. For more information visit www.gov.uk/hca In the achievement of this vision, the HCA ‘holds’ large expanses of land and built estate. The HCA will work with local partners to develop, invest in and dispose of the assets in pursuit of the economic development and regeneration objectives agreed by local partners and in support of local strategies. Whilst these sites help facilitate the delivery of the vision for the organisation, they also bring duties of care, health and safety, trespass and other liabilities and responsibilities. As part of the solution to manage such liabilities the HCA procure Services to undertake routine and emergency activities on its estate. The HCA’s procurement is led by its duty of care in relation to health & safety and building conservation as well as their responsibilities surrounding the economy, environment and society. The HCA is seeking to appoint a competent Supplier for the provision of landscape management and cleansing services at 12 Sites located within its Northampton portfolio. Typical planned works under this Contract comprise, but are not exclusively limited to the following; Site inspections, whereby the Contractor shall indicate; all matters relating to the maintenance specification, recommendations for necessary works, incidences of vandalism, flytipping, trespass and adjustments to the scheduled works; Grass cutting; Shrub maintenance; Weed Control and Cleansing. Suppliers should be aware that Unplanned works may arise over the term of the Contract which will be instructed by the HCA as and when required in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of the Contract. Suppliers should note that this is a performance based Contract, the performance of which will be monitored through Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s). The minimum level of Public & Employers Liability insurance cover needed for this Contract is £5 million and £10 million respectively. The Homes and Communities Agency wish to appoint a single Supplier to undertake the above Service for an initial 24 month term with provision for a further 12 month extension on written instruction of the Employer. Services are expected to be have commenced on site by 07th September 2015. All Suppliers must be confident that they have the capacity to start the Contract within the required timescale. The Northampton Town Sites will be available for viewing during this Tender. Suppliers will be required to visit the site prior to Pricing and will be required to confirm this within the Tender return.

 

About the buyer

Contact name

Lindsey Cunniff

Address

TEP, Genesis Centre

Birchwood Science Park, Birchwood

Warrington

WA3 7BH

England

Telephone

01925 844004

Email

[email protected]

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