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THE PROVISION OF GROUND PREPARATION ON SITES THROUGHOUT GALLOWAY FOREST DISTRICT

The Forestry Commission seek to award 3 medium term Contracts 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 FD.
The work is to be offered in 3 lots–
LOT 1 East Beat – 3 Year Term Contract of approximately  300ha per year
LOT 2 West Beat - 3 Year Term Contract of approximately  100ha
per year
LOT 3 Arran - 3 Year Term Contract of approximately  90ha
per year

The estimated contract value is:-

LOT 1 - In the region of £640000 over 3 years.
LOT 2 - In the region of £210000 over 3 years.
LOT 3  - In the region of £200000 over 3 years.

The estimated contract volume is

LOT 1 – 300ha per year (900ha in total)
LOT 2 – 100ha per year (300ha in total)
LOT 3 – 90ha per year (270ha in total)

We anticipate work will commence in June 2015

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Chris Ross no later than 11 May 2015

To express your interest in this tender please contact Chris Ross no later than 11 May 2015 @1700.

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

Tel: 07833156795

chris.ross@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

INVITATION TO TENDER, UPGRADE AND RECONSTRUCTION OF 900 METRES OF FOREST ROAD, INVEROYKEL, NEAR ROSEHALL, NORTH HIGHLAND DISTRICT.

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for the upgrade and reconstruction of 900m of existing Forest Road, including grading and resurfacing existing track, formation of drainage and associated earthworks. Map reference NH 249654,897197 (Site) NH 249902,898186 (Entrance).
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 £70,000

The anticipated contract start date will be 1st June 2015 to be completed by 22nd June 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 8th May 2015

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact procurement.nhigh@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 9.00hrs on Monday 8th May 2015

MOUNDING OPERATIONS WEST ARGYLL & LOCHABER OPERATIONS AREA INVITATION TO TENDER

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for Restock ground preparation.  Track formation and drainage of 160ha of restocking on a number of sites within Kilmichael, Knapdale and Kintyre forest blocks in West Argyll Forest Blocks.

The estimated total value of the contract is £100K.

The anticipated contract start date will be 4th May 2015 to be completed by 28th February 2016

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact waprocurement@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 22nd April 2015 @ 17:00 hrs

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact waprocurement@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later than 17:00hrs 22nd April 2015.

INVITATION TO TENDER (ITT) FOR EMERGENCY TREE CLEARANCE & TREE SURGERY WORK IN GALLOWAY FOREST DISTRICT
REF NO: FM 710-15

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for Emergency tree work in Galloway Forest District. 

We wish to award a framework agreement for emergency tree clearance in each of 3 zones & tree surgery work throughout Galloway Forest District

The work may involve tree felling, clearing windblown trees or fallen branches, tractor and/or hand winching, aerial tree surgery (using rope and harness) and platform based tree surgery using a mobile elevated work platform (MEWP).  This work will involve responding to emergencies rapidly and may involve out of hours work including evening, night, public holidays and weekends.  Work may be adjacent to public roads, way marked walking or cycle trails, car parks, public recreation facilities and neighbouring private houses or buildings within Galloway Forest District. 

Our intention is to award this framework agreement for a period of 3 years.
There will be an option to extend the framework agreement by up to a further 1 year giving a potential for 4 years in total.

The estimated total value of the contract over the entire period including any extension options will be in the region of is £100,000

The anticipated contract start date will be week commencing 25 May 2015. 

End date will be 24 May 2018 with an option to extend by up to a further 2 years until 24 May 2020.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please
e mail procurement.galloway@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  
no later than midday on Friday 24th April 2015
To express your interest and request tender documents please e mail procurement.galloway@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  
by midday on Friday 24th April 2015.

VEGETATION MANAGEMENT ACROSS SOUTH SCOTLAND


The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for Vegetation Management on FCS Recreation facilities across South Scotland.
Our intention is to award a Framework Agreement for a period of up to 4 years.
Work will include the mowing of grass areas around car parks and picnic areas and the strimming around estate furniture (benches, signs etc.) and along the verges of walking and bike trails.
Bidders are able to bid for one or more Lots:
The Lots are as follows:

  • Lot 1 Galloway and South Ayrshire
    22 sites in Galloway forest park, South Ayrshire and Stranraer area
  • lot 2 Dumfriesshire
    4 Sites (Ae, Auchenrodden, Heathhall, Mabie and Dalbeattie)
  • Lot 3 Borders Tweed Valley
    8 sites in the Tweed Valley
  • Lot 4 Borders South
    4 Sites (Craik, Newcastleton, Swinnie, Wauchope)

The maximum value of the Framework over the entire period, including any extension options is up to £170,000
The anticipated Framework start date will be Monday 1st June 2015 to be completed by 1st June 2019
For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact
Katie Lockhart
Forestry Commission Scotland
Dumfries and Borders Forest District
Parkgate
Dumfries
DG1 1QB
Katie Lockhart katie.lockhart@forestry.gsi.gov.uk 03000 676900
no later than 23rd April 2015 twelve noon
To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact
Katie Lockhart
Forestry Commission Scotland
Dumfries and Borders Forest District
Parkgate
Dumfries
DG1 1QB
Katie Lockhart katie.lockhart@forestry.gsi.gov.uk 03000 676900
no later than 12:00 noon 23rd April 2015 

SOUTH SCOTLAND CULTIVATION FRAMEWORK CONTRACT TENDER

FES will be establishing a framework agreement for forest cultivation methods across South Scotland Operational Area which comprises the two districts of Galloway Forest District and Dumfries & Borders Forest District.

There will be 5 lots for a range of cultivation methods including:

•        Trench mounding methods

•         Hinge mounding methods

•        Continuous mounding

•        Scarification

•        Brash raking and brash management

The estimated total value of the contract is £400k

The estimated contract volume is 800ha

The anticipated contract start date will be May 2015 to be completed by May 2019

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact procurement.dumbor@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later than 24th April 2015

To express your interest and to request tender documents please email procurement.dumbor@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later than 11.59pm 24th April 2015

FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT FOR THE ERECTION, MAINTENANCE AND DISMANTLING OF GOALPOSTS/CROSSING POINTS ADJACENT TO OVERHEAD POWERLINES (OHPLS) AND OTHER UTILITIES ON THE FORESTRY COMMISSION  NATIONAL FOREST ESTATE THROUGHOUT SCOTLAND

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for the erection, maintenance and dismantling of Goalposts adjacent to OHPLs and other utilities on the Forestry Commission National Forest estate throughout Scotland

The contractor will be expected to collect, transport, erect, maintain or dismantle goalposts and relevant warning notices (signage) throughout the National Forest Estate of Scotland.

There are various Lots available to bid for throughout Scotland which are identified within the tender documentation.

There are various geographical Lots available to bid for which are detailed within the tender documentation

The estimated total value of the contract is £300k per annum

The anticipated contract start date will be June 2015 to be completed by June 2019

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact ken.sinclair@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 1st May 2015

Download the attached tender documents and email your  expression of interest/confirmation you have downloaded the tender documents to ken.sinclair@forestry.gsi.gov.uk    no later than 1st May 2015. 

Failure to inform the FC you have downloaded the tender documents will mean you are not informed of any relevant questions and answers which are raised by other bidders during the tender process.

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