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THE PROVISION OF GROUND PREPARATION ON SITES THROUGHOUT GALLOWAY FOREST DISTRICT

The Forestry Commission seek to award up to a medium term contract with two lots to contractors who can demonstrate the experience, technical ability (all machine operators must have FMOCS), quality and reliability coupled with cost effective pricing and operational capacity to provide ground preparation through out Galloway.  Locations will be provided within the tender documentation.

The estimated contract value is in the region of £300,000 over 3 years per lot, giving a total value of £600,000 over 3 years for the total contract.

The estimated contract volume of each lot is 150ha per year (450ha over 3 years) throughout Galloway Forest District. The total contract volume is 300ha per year (900ha over 3 years).

Lot information is available within the ITT document

We anticipate work will commence in November 2014

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Chris Ross (chris.ross@forestry.gsi.gov.uk) no later than the 17th October 2014

To express your interest in this tender please contact Chris Ross no later than the 17th October 2014 @1700.

Chris Ross
Galloway Forest District
22 King Street
Castle Douglas
DG7 1Aa

01556 502973

chris.ross@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

5 YEAR MEDIUM CONTRACT GROUND PREPARATION, DRAINAGE & ATV CONSTRUCTION IN COWAL & TROSSACHS FOREST DISTRICT WEST BEAT
INVITATION TO TENDER

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for Ground Preparation, ATV Track Construction and Drain Installation in Cowal & Trossachs Forest District - West Beat.  The majority of work will be from April 1st- December 31st.
All yearly programmes are to be completed by 31st December of the proceeding year.
Average Ground Preparation per year – 104 ha

Programme detailed outlined. FCS may remove/change sites from programme due to financial/programme reasons.

Site visits for 2015-2016 programme will be on Wednesday 29th October 2014 09.00 – 16.00. Meeting place will be Glenbranter Forest Office, Strachur, Dunoon, Argyll, PA27 8DJ.
Bidders who fail to attend the site visit on Wednesday 29th October 2014 will not be eligible to tender any further.

The estimated total value of the contract is £500,000

The estimated contract volume is:
Average Ground Preparation per year – 104 ha over 5 year period.

The anticipated contract start date will be Wednesday 1st April 2015 to be completed by 31st December 2020.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Simon Hirst no later than Friday 21st November 2014

To apply:-
Express your interest and request tender documentation via email to simon.hirst@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than Friday 17th October 14.00hrs

INITIAL RHODODENDRON CONTROL IN THE
SCOTTISH LOWLANDS FOREST DISTRICT
INVITATION TO TENDER

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for the initial control of Rhododendron ponticum at four sites (Devilla, Lochshaw, Newbattle and Auchlochan).
Lot 1: Devilla (102 ha)
Lot 2: Devilla and Lochshaw (81 ha)
Lot 3: Newbattle and Auchlochan (16.2 ha)
Rhododendron is to be controlled using two methods. Both cut stump with spraying, and stem injection. Cut material will be burnt or chipped on site. Chemical will be provided by the Forestry Commission.
The estimated total value of the contract is £40,000

The estimated total net contract volume is

Lot 1: Devilla (102 ha)
Lot 2: Devilla and Lochshaw (81 ha)
Lot 3: Newbattle and Auchlochan (16.6 ha)

The anticipated contract start date will be 14th November 2014 to be completed by 31st March 2015

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Katie Barnsley no later than 12:00 on 16th October 2014

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact Katie Barnsley on 01387 860247or procurement.dumbor@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later than 12:00 on the 16th October 2014.
Note the closing date for submissions is 23rd October 2014, at noon.

ROADSIDE SCRUB/SMALL TREE CLEARANCE
LOCHABER FOREST DISTRICT
INVITATION TO TENDER

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for roadside chainsaw and chipping work along the Aonach Mor Access Road in Leanachan Forest near Fort William.

There is an opportunity to attend an optional bidders day on 7th October 2014.

The estimated total value of the contract is £40,000.00

The anticipated contract start date will be mid October 2014 or by mutual agreement and to be completed by 31st March 2015

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Kirsty Mann no later than 6th October 2014.

To request tender documents please contact the District Office via email lochaber@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 12noon on 6th October 2014.

DEMOLITION OF 36 BUILDINGS

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for the demolition of 36 buildings in rural locations.

The work comprises the safe demolition of various buildings to the underside of the foundations with the removal of demolished materials from site and the capping of all services.

The estimated total value of the contract is between £200,000 and £260,000 over two years

The anticipated contract start date will be 27th October 2014 to be completed by 31st March 2016

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Jason Inman at jason.inman@forestry.gsi.gov.uk Forestry Commission Scotland no later than 3rd October 2014

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact Jason Inman at jason.inman@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 3rd October 2014

The tender is to be returned return no later than 5pm on Wednesday 8th October 2014 

INVITATION TO TENDER FOR DRAIN BLOCKING AT NETHER BRACCO FOREST AND CARNWATH MOSS SCOTTISH LOWLANDS FOREST DISTRICT

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for drain blocking with felled conifer material, waste peat, constructed peat dams and composite dams at Nether Bracco Forest (25Ha) near Caldercruix and Carnwath Moss (56 Ha) near Carnwath.  This is part of a project to restore lowland raised bogs on the National Forest Estate during 2014/15 and both sites are bogs with peat in excess of 6m depth.

The estimated total value of the contract is £53,000

The anticipated contract start date will be 20th October 2014 to be completed by 13th March 2015.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Katie Barnsley, katie.barnsley@forestry.gsi.gov.uk   by 12 noon on Friday 3rd October 2014

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact Katie Barnsley, katie.barnsley@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later than 12 noon on Friday 3rd October 2014, with Tender returns by 12 noon on Thursday 9th October 2014

MECHANICAL MULCHING CARNWATH MOSS SCOTTISH LOWLANDS FOREST DISTRICT INVITATION TO TENDER

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for mechanical mulching of conifer plantation at Carnwath Moss, South Lanarkshire.   There are 22Ha proposed for mulching but pending a current harvesting operation this area may be extended into part of an additional 20Ha area adjacent. 

This is a lowland raised bog which is being restored from forestry to bog and it contains peat in excess of 6m depth

The estimated total value of the contract is £62,000

The anticipated contract start date will be Monday 13th October 2014

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Katie Barnsley, katie.barnsley@forestry.gsi.gov.uk   by 12 noon on Wednesday 1st October

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Katie Barnsley, katie.barnsley@forestry.gsi.gov.uk   by 12 noon on Wednesday 1st October

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact Katie Barnsley, katie.barnsley@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later than 12 noon on Wednesday 1st October 2014, with Tender returns by 12 noon on Thursday 2nd October 2014

CHAINSAW FELLING FOR BOG RESTORATION TAPPETHILL, NORTH KYLE FOREST, EAST AYRSHIRE, GALLOWAY FOREST DISTRICT - INVITATION TO TENDER

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for hand-felling, snedding and packing into plough furrows a poorly grown crop for peatland restoration.

The site is located at Tappethill, North Kyle Forest, Cumnock, East Ayrshire

There will be a mandatory site visit day for all contractors interested in the work to ensure all site factors are considered in the tender.  Date, time and location will be confirmed in the tender documents.  Any potential bidder must attend this event or we will not consider your tender response.

The estimated total value of the contract is £40,000

The estimated contract volume is 23.56ha

The anticipated contract start date will be 27/10/2014 to be completed by 27/02/2015

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact gareth.ventress@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later than 1500hrs on Wednesday 01st October 2014

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact gareth.ventress@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later than 1500hrs on Wednesday 01st October 2014

FRAMEWORK FOR PEATLAND RESTORATION OPERATIONAL SUPPORT IN NORTH HIGHLAND FOREST DISTRICT

North Highland FD is inviting tenders from suitably qualified and experienced contractors to provide support and conservation works for the ongoing programme of peatland restoration works across the Forest District. The potential sites are identified within the tender documentation but will include various locations throughout the district so could potentially require extensive travel across Sutherland, Caithness and Ross-shire.

The works on offer under the Framework will include, but not be limited to, removal of tree regeneration, manual drain blocking with pile dams, provision of 24 hour emergency pollution control response service, labour to support research experiment establishment on peatland sites, marking of sites and site features and involvement in sphagnum propogule projects.

The successful bidder will therefore be required to hold NPTC units relevant to small tree chainsaw operations, a suitable qualification in habitat management, forestry or terrestrial ecology and will be able to demonstrate experience of pile damming, pollution control relating to turbidity and habitat identification.

The scope of this framework will be wide ranging, requiring a flexible approach and all works must be completed by 10th March 2015 to allow grant claims to be processed.

The estimated total value of the framework is £30k, but may rise to £150k depending on need and external funding bids, with contract completion by 10th March 2015.

The peatland restoration programme covers 500 Ha of the National Forest Estate and sites are distributed between the village of Contin in the South to the town of Wick in the North.

The anticipated contract start date will be early October 2014 to be completed by 10th March 2015.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Neil McInnes no later than 17th September 2014.

neil.mcinnes @forestry.gsi.gov.uk

To apply:-

BOREHOLE SERVICING, MAINTENANCE AND CONSTRUCTION

The Works embraced in this contract comprise routine Borehole Servicing,Maintenance and Construction, together with urgent repair & minor works in a four-year period from the time of the awarded framework at properties in the schedules provided with this tender.

The estimated total value of the contract is £60,000 over four years.

The estimated contract volume is 7 Boreholes providing water to toilet blocks, deer larders, offices, visitor centers, domestic building, and stores and will consist of 2 x annual statutory visits per year unless stated by the Contract Administrator.

The anticipated contract start date will commence 13th October 2014 and will be awarded for four years.

No guarantees can be given as to the number of projects awarded throughout the contract period and indeed the FC reserve the right not to award any project under the contract.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Allan Hallyburton at estatesprocurementperth@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later that 13:00 (hours) on Friday 19th September 2014 quoting the tender reference Est/Perth/2014/03 at the head of any emails.

To apply please download and complete the attached documents and return to the address below no later than 13:00 (hours) on Friday 26th September 2014

If you download the Tender documents you must also Register Your Interest by email to the contact point below to ensure your made aware of any questions and answers which are raised during this tender process.

F.A.O. Allan Hallyburton, Building Compliance Officer, Forestry Commission, Perth Conservancy Office, Glenearn Road, Perth PH2 0NJ estatesprocurementperth@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

 

DRAIN BLOCKING FOR PEAT AND HABITAT RESTORATION.
GALLOWAY FOREST DISTRICT

INVITATION TO TENDER

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for blocking old hill drains at Eldrick and Finlas and forest drains at Ringmoss.  The purpose of this work is for bog restoration and habitat improvement with the work to be completed by the 15th March 2015.  It is hoped the contractor will commence work in October and continue until complete.  The order of the work will be Eldrick Hill first, Finlas second and Ringmoss last. 


The total value of this contract, will be in the region of £65,000.

The anticipated contract start date will be 20th October 2014 to be completed by 15th March 2015.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact andrew.jarrott@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact andrew.jarrott@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than Friday 19th September 2014.

The closing date for tenders is 1300 on Friday 26th September 2014.

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