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1. Title: UK-Basildon: Roundabout Landscaping works - removal of existing vegetation, construction of a turf wall, planting, topsoiling, grass and wildflower seeding, bulb planting, and associated maintenance.
2. Awarding Authority: Official name: Basildon District Council, Postal Address: The Basildon Centre, St Martins Square, Town: Basildon, Telephone: 01268294492, E-mail:, Contact Point(s): , For the attention of: , Postal Code: SS14 1DL, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: 01268294451, General address of the contracting authority (URL): , Address of the Buyer Profile (URL):
3. Contract type: Works
4. Description: Expressions of Interest are invited from contractors with experience in the undertaking of landscaping works (especially in areas adjacent to high-speed roads), traffic management, and identifying buried services. Candidates must have the capacity to be able to complete the works prior to 31st March 2010 due to budgetary constraints.
5. CPV code:
Main Object: 45112730.
Additional Object: 45112700.
6. NUTS code: UKH3.
7. Main site or location of works, main place of delivery or main place of performance: UKH3.
8. Reference attributed by awarding authority: CP-2009-0088
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category K: 10K to 25K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for expression of interest: 22/01/2010
Time: 12:00
11. Address to which they must be sent: As in I.1.
12. Other information: Please quote reference number CP-2009-0088 in all correspondence. INSTRUCTIONS FOR EXPRESSING INTEREST: To register your Expression of Interest please email before the closing date listed in Item 10 above. Please do not express interest for multiple contract advertisements within a single email. Please include the following details OF THE PERSON WITHIN YOUR ORGANISATION TO WHOM YOU WANT BID DOCUMENTS SENT. Name Company Name Full Postal Address Email Address Telephone Number Please ensure that the email address specified has sufficient capacity to allow for the bid documents, which will include drawings, and which will be sent out to parties who have expressed interest as described above. It is your responsibility to ensure that the email is not rejected by your email system due to size/content. This will be a single stage procurement process. Companies expressing interest will be sent and required to complete and return a bid document for a return deadline of 12 noon on 5th February 2010. The contract is anticipated to be awarded week commencing 15th February 2010. The Council will not be obliged to accept any bids. You will not be entitled to claim from the Authority any costs or expenses which you may incur in preparing your bid whether or not it should be successful. Works will include removal of some existing vegetation, construction of a turf wall, planting, topsoiling, grass and wildflower seeding, bulb planting, and maintenance of the newly planted landscape works for one year. All works (excluding the maintenance component) must be completed by 31st March 2010. There is an extensive network of UNDERGROUND SERVICES and access covers present on site and the contractor will be responsible for locating all services and carrying out a full risk assessment. The contractor will also be required to produce and have approved a TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT plan. For any technical questions please contact Sarah Love, Programme Officer, Basildon District Council, phone 01268 294845.
13. Submitted date: 15/01/2010


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