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UK-Telford: Grounds maintenance services.

Preliminary Questions
This notice is for prior information only: Yes
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: No
This notice is a call for competition: No

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
Telford & Wrekin Council
Addenbrooke House, Ironmasters Way, Telford, Telford, TF3 4NT, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1952384065, Email:
Contact: Debbie Germany
Main Address:, Address of the buyer profile:
NUTS Code: UKG21
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No .

I.3) Communication
Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned address

I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5) Main activity:
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement - 1
II.1.1) Title: Ground Maintenance and Street Cleansing Services Procurement
Reference number:
II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:
77314000 - Grounds maintenance services.
II.1.3) Type of contract: WORKS
II.1.4) Short description:
Telford & Wrekin Council is seeking to potentially enter into a procurement for a contract for Grounds Maintenance and Street Cleansing. This Prior Information Notice is to notify the market that the Council will be holding a market testing event on 9 and 16 June 2017. The Council would like to hold one to one meetings with suitably experienced and interested organisations about how these services might be best provided. Organisations that would like to participate are requested to complete and submit a questionnaire by 12:00 GMT, 16 May 2017 , available at
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 50,000,000 - GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No
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) Lot Description
II.2.3) Place of performance:
Region Codes:
UKG21 - Telford and Wrekin
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
Telford & Wrekin Council are seeking to commence procurement for Grounds Maintenance and Street Cleansing services. The current contract will expire on 31st March 2019. The Council is therefore currently considering the full range of available options regarding the delivery of the Services. The scope will likely consist of (but not limited to) Street Cleansing services including: General Cleansing, Street Furniture, Road Sweeping, Fly Tip Removal, Litter Picking, Litter Bin/Dog Bins, Public Toilets, Pavilions, Graffiti Removal. Grounds Maintenance including: Grass Cutting, Verge Cutting, Shrub Beds, Hedges, Grass & Artificial Sports Facilities and administration, Parks, Golf Course, Play Areas, Cemeteries & Burials Service, Trees & Woodland and Public Rights of Way.
Early engagement, through market testing with potential suppliers will allow the Council to shape the future contract that is mutually beneficial for both the supplier and council.
II.2.14) Additional information
Please note that this PIN is not the 'Call for Competition' and a separate Contract Notice will be published in due course in order to begin the procurement process, and as such, this PIN does not formally signify the beginning of a procurement process and does not constitute commitment to undertake a procurement exercise.

II.3) Estimated Date of publication

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - YES

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.3) Additional Information:
Documents are available on Suppliers must register to respond or log in with your existing username & password, go to Response Manager and add the Tender Access Code SDD3K4T7T3 following any instructions provided.
Communication will only be accepted via `email the buyer¿ in the tenderbox. Written replies will be provided to all enquiries and any points of clarification or information will be circulated to prospective suppliers via Delta.
If you experience any difficulties with the system at any please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call 0845 270 7050 or email
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
GO-2017420-PRO-10045268 TKR-2017420-PRO-10045227

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 20/04/2017

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