Public Sector Network Tender Alert


15494-2013: UK-Colwyn Bay: Grounds maintenance services

NWP.QTLE.8ZMNZ3 - contract for the provision of grounds maintenance services to both North Wales Police (NWP) and the North Wales Fire And Rescue Service (NWFRS). Contract period is for 12 months commencing april 2013 with the option to extend for a further 4 years in multiples not exceeding 12 months.
North Wales Police are seeking a suitable supplier to provide grounds maintenance services to properties belonging to both Services. The preferred option is a single supplier to provide the service across the whole geographic area but consideration may be given to awarding to more than one supplier by regional area if it is economically advantagous. If this were to be considered it would be in three areas Western, Central and Eastern.
The NWP property portfolio comprises of approximately 61 properties ranging from small localised stations to large multi occupancy buildings including specialist properties such as the air base and firing ranges.
The NWFRS property portfolio comprises of approximately 47 properties including small localised retained fire stations to office buildings. It is important to note that both services have properties within the whole of the North Wales geographic area.
The Force and Service will require the successful contractor to be able to evidence both experience and best practice in the areas of horticulture, arboriculture, landscaping and grounds maintenance and be able to undertake programmed work.
Please note this tender exercise is being undertaken via the Bluelight e tendering portal at and NO correspondence will be entered into outside of this. Potential suppliers should register free of charge at this site to enable the downloading of the relevant tender documents.
Expressions of Interest are open until - 15th February 2013
Last date for Questions - 20th February 2013
CLOSING DATE - 14.00 Monday 4th March 2013



Police and Crime Commissioner for North Wales
Procurement Department, Alexander House, Force Headquarters, Abergele Road
For the attention of: Chris Buckingham
LL29 8AW Colwyn Bay
Telephone: +44 1492804051
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Contract value: No guarantee of volume or value can be given in respect of this contract, any information provided in the tender documents provided is based on historical data.

Published: 17 Jan 2013, Receipt by: 4 Mar 2013