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CONSTRUCTION OF 910M OF NEW FOREST ROAD IN NORTH HIGHLAND -
INVITATION TO TENDER

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for Construction of 910m of new forest road in Craggan Forest, Strath Oykel. This work will include all relevant facilities such as vehicle turning areas, passing places and harvesting facilities.

The estimated total value of the contract is £55000

The anticipated contract start date will be 3rd November 2014 to be completed by 19th December 2014

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 12.00hrs on Wednesday 17th September 2014

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact procurement.nhigh@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 12.00hrs on Wednesday 17th September 2014.

MOUNDING OPERATIONS WITHIN WEST ARGYLL

The Forestry Commission will be awarding a contract for Ground preparation, Track Formation and Drainage of 100ha of Restocking on a number of sites within Kilmichael Forest Block in West Argyll Forest District

The estimated total value of the contract is £65000.00

The estimated volume is 100ha of Restock Ground Preparation

Our intention is to award this contract for a period of 13th October 2014 until 28th February 2015.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact waprocurement@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 23rd September 2014.

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact waprocurement@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 23rd September 2014.

INVITATION TO TENDER, CONSTRUCTION OF 150m OF FOREST ROAD, A NEW ASPHALT ACCESS ONTO PUBLIC ROAD AND ASPHALT SURFACING OF TWO EXISTING ACCESSES TO DALCHORK FOREST, LAIRG, NORTH HIGHLAND FOREST DISTRICT

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for the construction of 150m New Forest Road, the construction of a new asphalt surfaced junction with associated drainage and utility protection works and asphaltic surfacing of two existing forest accesses. The accesses are located on the A836, north of Lairg, North Highland Forest District.

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 £63,000

The anticipated contract start date will be 3rd November 2014 to be completed by 20th December 2014

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 10th September 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 12th September 2014

ALLTSIGH ACCESS ROAD, UPGRADE 562M² OF  FOREST ROAD TO BITUMOUS RUNNING SURFACE

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for the upgrading of a 562m² section of existing track and bellmouth with public road to a new Bitumen surface, grading and rolling to the existing road formation, Type1 sub-base capping layer, 60mm Base/Binder layer and 40mm Wearing Course

The estimated total value of the contract is £30,000.00

The estimated contract volume is 562m² of forest road and bellmouth area with public road to be upgraded to Bitumen running surface

The anticipated contract start date will be September/October 2014 to be completed by September/October  2014

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Mr Ron Davies no later than 14:00 on 02/09/2014
Email: ron.davies@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

To express your interest and to request tender documents please email Mr Ron Davies no later than 14:00 on 02/09/2014 email: ron.davies@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

MORISTON HOTEL ACCESS ROAD, MORISTON FOREST BLOCK, FOREST ACCESS ROAD JUNCTION WITH A887, UPGRADE OF  FOREST ROAD TO BITUMOUS RUNNING SURFACE

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for the upgrading of a 924m² section of existing track to a new Bitumen surface, grading and rolling of the existing road formation, Type1 sub-base capping layer, 60mm Base/Binder and 40mm Wearing Course
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 £35,000.00

The estimated contract volume is 924m² of forest road upgrade

The anticipated contract start date will be September/October 2014 (TBC) to be completed by September/October 2014 (TBC)

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Mr Ron Davies no later than 14:00 on 02/09/2014 email: ron.davies@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

To express your interest and to request tender documents please email Mr Ron Davies no later than 14:00 on 02/09/2014: ron.davies@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

INVITATION TO TENDER FOR BITUMOUS UPGRADE TO BELLMOUTH AREA AT POLMAILY ON A831

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for the upgrading of a 300m² Bellmouth access to existing track. To submit proposals and design for grading and compacting existing bellmouth area (with fall towards existing open ditch drainage), cap off formation with Type 1 Sub-Base and compact then overlay with 60mm of Base/Binder layer and 40mm Wearing course (60/40)
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 £25,000.00

The estimated contract volume is 300m² Bellmouth Access to forest road, grading formation, sub-base capping and bitumen surfacing

The anticipated contract start date will be September/October 2014 to be completed by September/October 2014

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Mr Ron Davies no later than 14:00 on  02/09/2014, email: ron.davies@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

To express your interest and to request tender documents please email Mr Ron Davies no later than 14:00 on 02/09/2014, email: ron.davies@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

RE-ADVERTISEMENT FOR WOODLAND REMOVAL FOR BOG RESTORATION
WITHIN NORTH HIGHLAND FOREST DISTRICT.

The Forestry Commission is re-inviting tenders for woodland removal on peatland restoration sites in Benmore and Dalchork Forest blocks, Sutherland.

Sites will be available as 4 lots, two in Benmore and two in Dalchork. The total area amounts to approximately 300 ha.

Exact locations will be identified in tender documentation and maps.

This is a re-tender of specific sites which were previously tendered but could not be awarded due to the overall value of the Lot areas exceeding the initial valuation of the contracts.

The estimated total value of all of the Lot areas combine is estimated at £350k (subject to funding approval), with the possibility of a further £150k depending on external funding.

The estimated contract volume of all Lots combined is 300 Ha

The anticipated contract start date will be 15th September to be completed by 31st January 2015

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Suzanne Dolby no later than 5th September 2014.

Suzanne.dolby@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

To apply:-
email your tender request no later than 15:00 on 5th September 2014 to

Procurement.NHigh@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

INVITATION TO TENDER FOR THINNING WORK IN DUNNOTTAR & DENLETHEN, MORAY & ABERDEENSHIRE FOREST DISTRICT

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for thinning work in the locations below; the contract will be awarded for 4 years with a break point after year 2.

Dunnottar: 2 years thinning, approximately 600 stems (200m3) per year.

Denlethen: 4 years thinning by group selection, approximately 500m3 per year.

This work is to be motor manual felling with light extraction due to steep ground areas and limited access.

The estimated total value of the contract is £70,000

The estimated contract volume is 2,400m3

The anticipated contract start date will be 6th October 2014 to be completed by 31st March 2018

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact
Procurement.mryabd@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than
Tuesday 2nd September 2014 13:00

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact procurement.mryabd@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than  13:00 on Tuesday 2nd September 2014

RE-ADVERTISEMENT - 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 15th September 2014 to be completed by 31 November 2014.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Katie Barnsley, katie.barnsley@forestry.gsi.gov.uk, no later than 27th 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 27th August 2014.

 

FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT FOR FOREST MANAGEMENT OPERATIONS ACROSS WEST ARGYLL AND LOCHABER FOREST DISTRICTS

The Forestry Commission will be awarding a framework agreement for Forest Management Operations on a variety of sites throughout the Argyll and Lochaber Operations Area in Scotland.
The Framework is split into the following geographic Lots:

1. West Argyll Forest District – Kintyre Beat
2. West Argyll Forest District – Knapdale Beat
3. West Argyll Forest District – Kilmichael/Eredine
4. West Argyll Forest District – West Loch Awe
5. West Argyll Forest District – East and West Lorne
6. West Argyll Forest District – Mull
7. Lochaber Forest District

The following work will be awarded under the framework:
• Restock & Beat Up Planting
• Insecticide Application Via Measured Dose’ Spot Gun (‘Top-Up Spraying’)
• Survey Work – Damage Assessments/Crop Condition (OGB4 and General Crop Condition)
• General Miscellaneous Time Work
• Motor Manual operations (chainsaw/clearing saw/strimmer)
• New Planting – on various types of cultivated ground
• Weeding and Cleaning – Manual hand weeding, Singling/Re-Spacing and Vegetation Control (chemical and manual)
• Control of Rhododendron
• Tree guarding (tree stakes and shelters/tubes)
• Fertiliser Application

Please note there will be a bidder briefing day on the 5th September 2014.  For details please express your interest in the tender.
The estimated total value of the contract is £5million
The Framework will run for two years from 1st October 2014 with an optional two year extension. The decision on whether to use the extension options available will be at our discretion and we will base it on the following factors: performance, budget availability and operational requirements.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact waprocurement@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 29th August 2014.

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact waprocurement@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 29th August 2014.

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 Dan.cadle@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 14:00 on 29th August 2014

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