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The River Lugg Internal Drainage Board Watercourse Maintenance Contract.

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

The County of Herefordshire District Council
Plough Lane
Contact point(s): Hoople Procurement
For the attention of: John Francis
HR4 0LE Hereford
Telephone: +44 1432260000
E-mail: [email protected]

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
The River Lugg Internal Drainage Board Watercourse Maintenance Contract.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Herefordshire.

NUTS code UKG11

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The River Lugg Internal Drainage Board is seeking a single provider to deliver the River Lugg Internal Drainage Board Watercourse Maintenance Contract. The successful provider would be responsible for water level management and watercourse management in defined geographical areas within Herefordshire which encompasses low-lying land within the catchment areas of the Rivers Lugg, Arrow and Frome. The rateable area comprises 11 130 ha with 210 km of scheduled smaller tributary watercourses, most of which are subject to regular maintenance with others receiving attention on a less regular basis.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 1 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Quality. Weighting 70
2. Price. Weighting 30
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 172-305073 of 9.9.2014

Section V: Award of contract

Lot title: The River Lugg Internal Drainage Board Watercourse Maintenance Contract
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 1
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

John Meredith Plant Hire
Hill Rise, Woolhope
HR1 4QR Hereford

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 1 000 000 GBP
V.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
(MT Ref.: 151752).
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Herefordshire Council
Plough Lane
HR4 0LE Hereford
E-mail: [email protected]
Telephone: +44 1432260000
Internet address:

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Contacting Authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: