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OXEN CRAIG PATH REPAIR, BENNACHIE, ABERDEENSHIRE
INVITATION TO TENDER

Forestry Commission Scotland is inviting tenders for a project to repair and reconstruct 500m of upland hill path on the Bennachie hill range.

The contract will be to rebuild the path to the specification provided to us by the Cairngorms Outdoor Access Trust. The successful bidder must also source and supply the materials; some of which may need to be imported by helicopter.

Successful bidders must be able to demonstrate that they have recent experience of upland path repair work

The estimated total value of the contract is £25,000

Volume is 500m of path repair / reconstruction

The anticipated contract start date will be October 2014 to be completed by 31st March 2015

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Dan Cadle no later than 29th August 2014

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact Dan Cadle no later than 14:00 on 29th August 2014

RESTOCK PLANTING – GALLOWAY FOREST DISTRICT -INVITATION TO TENDER

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for restock planting.  

This represents an increase in our restock programme following an increased felling programme in response to the phytophthora ramorum disease in our larch plantations. 

We will offer this work as 3 Lots of 100 Ha within Galloway Forest District. 

The estimated total value of all three contracts combined is £270,000 

The estimated contract volume is 100 Ha of restock planting per contract 

The anticipated contract start date will be 1st October 2014  to be completed by 30th September 2017 

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact procurement.galloway@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 15th August 2014. 

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact procurement.galloway@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 15th August 2014.  The closing date for tender submissions is 22 August 2014 at midday (12 noon)

MANAGEMENT OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS PORTFOLIO THROUGHOUT SCOTLAND

Forestry Commission Scotland is inviting tenders for the management of its telecommunications portfolio, which extends across Scotland.  The contract will include managing in excess of 100 existing agreements and any new matters that may arise.

The estimated total value of the contract is £60,000 over 5 years

The contract will run for 5 years with an anticipated start date of 1st September 2014

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Ronnie Lee no later than 1230 hours, 7th August 2014.

Contact details:

ronnie.lee@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  Tel: 01738 771428

To apply:-

  • Express your interest via email to Ronnie Lee no later than 0900, 11th August 2014 so we can contact you should there be any relevant questions and answers which arise regarding the tenders; and
  • Download the attached Invitation to Tender by the same date.

Contact details:

ronnie.lee@forestry.gsi.gov.uk   Tel: 01738 771428

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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 £55,000

The anticipated contract start date will be 1st September 2014 to be completed by 31 October 2014.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Katie Barnsley, katie.barnsley@forestry.gsi.gov.ukno later than Friday 1st August 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 1st August 2014

INVITATION TO TENDER, 720m NEW ROAD CONSTRUCTION AND 2500m OF NEW FOREST ROAD CONSTRUCTION AT TWO SEPARATE LOCATIONS IN STRATHRUSDALE FOREST, ARDROSS, NORTH HIGHLAND FOREST DISTRICT

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for the construction of 720m New Forest Road and 2500m of new forest road construction at two separate locations in Strathrusdale Forest, Ardross, North Highland Forest District.

This work is to happen in a minimum of 4 construction stages.

  1. Create 720 m of road at Strathrusdale Roadline to allow for harvesting operations
  2. Create 1,000m of formation at Garbhan Rock to allow for felling of remaining 1,500m of roadline.
  3. Final 1,500m of Formation at Garbhan Rock after roadline has been felled.
  4. Surface 2,500m of new road at Garbhan Rock

(It is envisaged that the roadline felling can take place in a timescale which would not require any demobilisation from site)

There will be a mandatory site visit day for all contractors interested in the works. 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 £200,000

The anticipated contract start date will be 29th September 2014 to be completed by 13th March 2015

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Stuart Waugh (stuart.waugh@forestry.gsi.gov.uk ) or Scott Mannion (scott.mannion@forestry.gsi.gov.uk ) no later than 16.00hrs on Wednesday 6th August 2014

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact procurement.nhigh@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later than 12.00hrs on Friday 8th August 2014

NEW STRONTIAN STORE DESIGN & BUILD LOCHABER FOREST DISTRICT INVITATION TO TENDER

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for the Design & Build for a new steel framed store at Strontian Outstation, PH36 4BB.

Works to include:

  • Supply and install new 80m2 steel frame store on a design and build basis, inclusive of groundworks.

The estimated total value of the contract is £35,000

The anticipated contract start date will be Monday 8th September 2014 to be completed by the end of September 2014

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Zac Manning no later than 5pm on Monday 4th August 2014

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact Zac Manning no later than 5pm on Monday 4th August 2014 Zac.manning@forestry.gsi.gov.uk Mobile 07795 060665

CATTLE STOCKPERSON INVITATION TO TENDER

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for a cattle stocperson for managing the Forestry Commission herd in the Loch Katrine, Loch Ard, Callander and Aberfoyle areas of the Cowal & Trossachs FD.

The estimated total value of the contract up the 31st March 2015 is £9,000. There is an optional extension period which could potentially be worth a further £45,000.

The anticipated contract start date will be 2/9/2014 and the initial phase of the work to be completed by 31/3/2015. There is an optional extension period to 31/3/2017.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Simon Hirst, 01877-382383, simon.hirst@forestry.gsi.gov.uk   no later than 5th August 2014

To request tender documents please contact Simon Hirst simon.hirst@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later than 5th August 2014

Please note the Tender closing date is 8th August @1100am.

DP HARVESTING TENDER HARVESTING & EXTRACTION TO ROADSIDE IN GALLOWAY FOREST DISTRICT

The Forestry Commission is inviting expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced Harvesting and Extraction contractors for 2 x Medium Term Contracts (3 years).

The estimated total value of each contract is £1,300,000

The estimated contract volume for each is 115,000 m3 obs (approx. 38,000 m3 obs per year).

The anticipated contract start date will be September 2014 to be completed by September 2017.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact:

Graeme Cannon Tele: 01671402420, graeme.cannon@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 11th August 2014

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact:

Graeme Cannon, Galloway Forest District, Creebridge, Newton Stewart, DG8 6AJ  Tele: 01671 402420   graeme.cannon@forestry.gsi.gov.uk   No later than 11th August 2014

DURRIS OFFICE AND WORKSHOP MORAY AND ABERDEENSHIRE FOREST DISTRICT NO773958 INVITATION TO TENDER TEMPORARY ACCOMMODATION TO ENABLE FACILITIES RECONFIGURATION AND REFURBISHMENT

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for the temporary provision of accommodation to enable the existing facilities reconfiguration and refurbishment.

Works to include:-

  •  Provision of suitable drawn details to enable temporary building warrant and planning approvals.
  • Provision of infrastructure to enable buildings use from adjacent dexisting on site facilities.
  • Supply and install suitable temporary provisions for 106weeks:-
    1. Office for 12 staff – typical fit out with desks, chairs and book shelving.
    2. Photocopier and 2 network printers.
    3. Meeting room space for 8 - 10 people.
    4. Toilet facilities with segregated male, female and shower facilities available for staff and potentially visitors use.
    5. Space for mess room and tea bar as required for 12 people.
    6. Safe access to all areas installed for staff and potential public.
  • Removal of all from site once works completed.

The estimated total value over the 10 week period of the contract is £62,000.00

The anticipated contract site start date will be September 2014.

All works to be completed for November 2014

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Stephen Hudson Via Stephen.hudson@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later than 28th July 2014

To apply:-

Express your interest via email to Procurement.IRS@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later than 15:00 hrs on 1st August 2014.

INVITATION TO TENDER FOR DEER/RABBIT & STOCK FENCE CONSTRUCTION OPERATIONS IN MORAY & ABERDEENSHIRE FOREST DISTRICT

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for Deer/Rabbit & Stock Fence Construction Operations at the following Forest Locations:

Aultmore, Bennachie, Bin, Blackhall, Corrennie, Durris, Lossie Midmar, Ordiequish, Pitfichie, Delnapot, Speymouth.

Please note: The Forestry Commission reserves the right to revise lengths & sites, all lengths are indicative and subject to change.

Work will be available in the following lots:

Lot 1: 3,000 metres (approx) of Deer/Rabbit fence at Bennachie Forest, to include provision of materials by contract holder.

Lot 2: 2,800 metres (approx) of Deer/Rabbit fence at Corrennie, Pitfichie & Blackhall Forests, to include provision of materials by the contract holder.

Lot 3: 2,000 metres (approx) of Deer/Rabbit fence at Midmar Forest, to include provision of materials by the contract holder.

Lot 4: 6,400 metres (approx) of Stock fence at Speymouth & Lossie Forests, to include provision of materials by the contract holder.

Lot 5: 3,000 metres (approx) of Deer/Rabbit fence at Aultmore Forest, Materials to be supplied by FC

Lot 6: 1,600 metres (approx) of Deer/Rabbit Fence at Bin Forest. Materials to be supplied by FC.

Lot 7:  800 metres (approx) of Deer/Rabbit Fence at Speymouth Forest. Materials to be supplied by FC.

Lot 8: 1250 metres (approx) of Deer/Rabbit Fence at Delnapot Forest. Materials to be supplied by FC.

The estimated value of all Lots combined is £210,000

The anticipated contract start date will be Monday 18th August    2014, to be completed by Friday 30th January 2015

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact:

Stuart Gartly procurement.mryabd@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

No later than Monday 4th August 2014 – 13:00 hours

To apply you should email to request the Tender documentation no later than 13:00 hours on Monday 4th August 2014.

procurement.mryabd@forestry.gsi.gov.uk.

Please note the tender deadline will be 11th August @1300.

MOUNDING OPERATIONS WITHIN ARGYLL AND LOCHABER OPERATIONAL AREA

The Forestry Commission will be awarding a contract for Ground preparation, Track Formation and Drainage of New Planting site in Glengarry Forest, Lochaber Forest District.

Our intention is to award this contract for a period of 1st October 2014 until 28th February2015.

The Work to be Undertaken includes Open Hill Ground Prep,  Inverted Mounding, ATC Access,  Forest Drainage.

There will be a bidder briefing day and site visit on the 24th July 2014.  For further information you should express your interest in the tender.

The estimated total value of the contract is £49000

The anticipated contract start date will be 1st October 2014 to be completed by 28th February 2015

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Lochaber.procurement@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later than 23rd July 2014 @ 1300.

To express your interest and to request briefing day details and site visit details please contact Lochaber.procurement@forestry.gsi.gov.uk   no later than 23rd July 2014 @ 1300.

Please note the site visit and briefing day are on the 24th July 2014

CHRISTMAS TREES SUPPLY – LODGEPOLE PINE SCOTLAND INVITATION TO TENDER

Forestry Commission Scotland is inviting tenders for supply of Lodgepole Pine Christmas Trees for sale through retail outlets at 4 sales centres across Scotland. This will be a contract for supply of up to 1800 various sized Christmas trees per year for 3 years with the option to extend to 5 years.

The Contract will be split into two Lots;

Lot 1 - 1200 trees to Aberdeen

Lot 2 – Delivery to various locations in central Scotland; Scottish Lowlands, Cowal and Trassochs and Tay Forest Districts.

Supplied trees must meet FC’s quality standards. Successful bidders must be members of the Christmas tree growers association, they must be able to demonstrate that they have recent experience of Christmas tree supply and that they have sufficient stocks to meet the 3-5 year contract.

The estimated total value of the contract is £60,000 for 3 years and up to £100,000 if extended to 5 years

Supply of 1800 trees in a specified variety of sizes per annum

The anticipated contract start date will be November 2014 to be completed by January 2017 with possible extension to January 2019

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Dan Cadle dan.cadle@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 1st August 2014

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact Dan Cadle dan.cadle@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 14:00 on 1st August 2014

CATERING CONCESSION MORAY & ABERDEENSHIRE FOREST DISTRICT CHRISTMAS TREE SALES CENTRE

The Forestry Commission is inviting expressions of interest from operators who can provide a high quality catering product and service complementary to the Christmas tree sales centre experience during the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Christmas tree sales periods. In 2014 this will be between 29th November and 23rd December at the following site Address:

Forestry Commission Christmas Tree Sales, Saplinbrae , Kinellar, Blackburn, Aberdeenshire AB21 0TT

The successful provider will

  • Operate 7 days per week for the period the sales centre is open
  • Operate a minimum of hours (9am – 4pm)

The value of the concession will be payable in advance to FCS on the basis of the proposal put forward by the prospective concession holder.

Previous years have seen approximately 15- 20000 visitors to the Sales centre

The commencement date will be 29th November 2014 and will run until 23rd December 2014. The concession will cover the 2015 and 2016 seasons. The concession may be extended by agreement between Forestry Commission Scotland and the Supplier to cover the 2017 & 2018 seasons.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Dan Cadle by email at dan.cadle@forestry.gsi.gov.uk   no later than 1st August 2014

Expressions of interest should be returned to the address below:

Moray & Aberdeenshire Forest District, Doig Scott Building , Bucksburn, Aberdeen AB21 9TR  Tele:0122444166 dan.cadle@forestry.gsi.gov.uk    no later than 1st August 2014

HIGHLAND TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT SERVICES FRAMEWORK CONTRACT

The Forestry Commission is seeking contractors for a 4 year traffic management services framework contract across the Highlands. The work will mainly be in in support of harvesting operations adjacent to the A82 road in Inverness, Ross & Skye Forest District (FD) but other work may be required elsewhere in Lochaber, Highland and Inverness, Ross & Skye FD’s.

To deliver the harvesting operations safely a very close and collaborative working relationship will be required between the steep ground harvesting, geotechnical (where appropriate), FC and traffic management teams. Some of the work will need to be done outside normal working hours.

The estimated total value of the contract is £450000.

The anticipated contract start date will be 22nd Sept 2014 to be completed by 21st Sept 2018.  Break points will be available to the FC during that period which will be identified in the tender documentation.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Alex Macleod at alex.macleod@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

The Invitation to Tender documents can be obtained by contacting alex.macleod@forestry.gsi.gov.uk and completed tender returns must be received no later than 1pm on 8th August 2014

Please note that if you wish to tender you must attend a mandatory bidder briefing event in Inverness on 21st July 2014.  

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ADVENTURE PLAY DESIGN AND BUILD – CUNINGAR LOOP
SCOTTISH LOWLANDS FOREST DISTRICT C/O ROBERTSONS CONSTRUCTION

Through our main contractors, Robertson Construction we are inviting tenders for the design and build of an adventure play area at our new site, Cuningar Loop.

This is part of a larger project to regenerate 15ha of vacant and derelict land to urban community woodland.  The site is adjacent to the Commonwealth Games athlete’s village in the East end of Glasgow.  The site will be developed which protects its unique characteristics whilst providing local residents and visiting public alike with an opportunity to get active, get involved and be inspired by the opportunities available within an urban woodland.

We are looking for the design and build of a central unique iconic piece to act as a focal point together with a selection of “pick n mix” options using a range of natural materials, stone, timber, water and sand.  The whole site design is important with as much emphasis on the landscape facilitating play and not the equipment being the only form of play.

Site visits will be held on 18 July 2014.  As the site is under construction full PPE will be required on the visit, steel toe capped boots, gloves, hard hat and hi viz.  Please contact Alex Paris to arrange a suitable time.

Email: a.paris@robertson.co.uk
Tel: 07786961165

The estimated total value of the contract is £180000

The anticipated contract start date will be 1st October 2014 to be completed by 6th March 2015.

This project is part of a funding package and therefore must be completed and invoiced by March 2015.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Alex Paris at Robertson Construction, no later than 23 July 2014.

Email: a.paris@robertson.co.uk
Tel: 07786961165

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact Alex Paris no later than 23 July 3014.

Email: a.paris@robertson.co.uk
Tel: 07786961165

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