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Grounds Maintenance Services DPS - 881

Grounds maintenance

This DPS is for the supply, provision and/or installation of 'core' and 'non-core' grounds maintenance services. Services include but are not limited to all year round lawns care, landscaping and general garden tidy-ups, fencing, artificial grass and turf laying, winter lawn preparation, gritting and snow clearance, grave digging services, pest control and fly tipping removal and litter clearing.

 

If you're enquiring for a school, please contact the dedicated education team: [email protected]

Period: 09 December 2019 - 01 December 2022
Extension Opportunities: 4 x 12 months
OJEU Framework Notice: 2019/S 207-504817
OJEU Award Notice: Not applicable
Geographic Coverage: National

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  • YPO can fully manage the customers further competition (call-off) process if required.

     

  • Reduced timescales – customers do not need to run a full OJEU procurement if procuring via the framework agreement.

 

  • Assured supplier standards – suppliers/providers are ‘pre-qualified’ as to their general suitability.

 

  • Aggregation of spend - customers will receive the benefits of the aggregated spend volume and increased leverage in the market.

 

  • Pre-defined terms and conditions – when awarding contracts customers have the option to use YPO’s standard framework agreement terms and conditions as established or use their own terms and conditions. 


Free support available

The route to market for this solution is via a further competition and our experienced team are on hand to help you through every step of this process – offering practical advice and support when you need it.

Our free support includes:

Further competition support

    • Assistance with or management of the supplier pre-engagement
    • Assistance and guidance in the drafting of the documentation, including the provision of template documents
    • Advice on the specification, including the provision of anonymised specifications
    • Advice on the award criteria, including sustainability to ensure compliance
    • Advertising the further competition on YPO’s e-tendering portal – ProContract, and full administration of the process, including clarification log management
             There are three ways to run a further competition via ProContract
                  1. YPO can administer the full end-to-end further competition process
                  2. Request temporary access to ProContract and run the further competition yourself or with our support
                  3. If you're a current user of ProContract you can access and use our solutions directly without our involvement. View the 'How to access YPO’s frameworks directly' user guide.
    • Running or supporting the evaluation process
    • Moderation of the evaluation process
    • Drafting/checking award and rejection letters, including provision of template documents

Standard documents available

   • Further competition template
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Specification examples
   • Example award questions
   • Pricing matrix
   • Award and rejection letters
   • Call-off contract terms and conditions

 

  • Category 1
    General Grounds Maintenance and/or Core Services.

  • Category 2
    Winter Grounds Maintenance Services.

  • Category 3
    Specialist Grounds Maintenance and/or None Core Services.

  • Category 4
    Multiple Grounds Services and Associated Services (to include one or more of the above Categories).



To view the Grounds Maintenance and Associated Services supplier list, please click here.




I found YPO extremely helpful in appointing contractors to provide a town Ranger service for a large town council. They guided throughout the process, providing all necessary documentation and support to achieve what has been a very successful outcome. Staff (Sally Pemberton) were always at the end of the phone or email to respond to whatever queries were asked. I would recommend using YPO to any public sector organisation who wish to procure services within this framework.”  


Trevor Askew - Consultant, working for Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council


I have worked with YPO on numerous occasions and have always found my experience to be very positive. They have supported our authority to achieve compliance, realise cost efficiencies, they have helped us ensure we have maximised added value in our Procurements and also worked with us to extend supply chains to open up the market to more competition. ”  


Rob Debenham - Procurement Category Manager at Doncaster Council


I chose to run a further competition through YPO’s 881 Grounds Maintenance DPS, utilising this DPS enabled our Trust to onboard and involve our incumbent contractor. YPO’s Facilities Management Team and further competition co-ordinator provided valuable experience and support throughout the process. I would highly recommend YPO frameworks to other contracting authorities.”  


Kelly Furniss - Deputy Head of Procurement & Commercial Services at Barnsley Facilities Services on behalf of Barnsley NHS Foundation Trust

 


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