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FRAMEWORK CONTRACT FOR MANUAL CHAINSAW WORK THROUGHOUT THE LOCHABER FOREST DISTRICT

We will be awarding a framework agreement for manual chainsaw work throughout Lochaber Forest District to involve a range of activities including such things as; tree felling (including large trees), clearing windblown trees, road line felling, brashing, hand winching, stump height reduction, reducing unprocessed log lengths, road clearance, felling for civil engineering projects and other chainsaw work that may be required.

The estimated total value of the contract is £120000

The anticipated framework start date will be 20/07/2015 for a period of 4 years.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact lochaber.procurement@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later than 15/06/2015 at 1300 hours.

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact lochaber.procurement@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later than 15/06/2015 at 1300 hours.

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CONSTRUCTION OF NEW FOREST ROAD AT CAIRNHEAD UN456 DUMFRIES & BORDERS FOREST DISTRICT CIVIL ENGINEERING INVITATION TO TENDER

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for the construction of a new forest road at Cairnhead, Upper Nithsdale.

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

The anticipated contract start date will be 15th June 2015 to be completed by 12th July 2015

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Katie Lockhart on 0300 067 6900  or procurement.dumbor@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later than 16.00hrs on 4th June 2015

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact

CULLING OF DEER WITHIN COWAL & TROSSACHS/LOCHABER/WEST ARGYLL AND TAY FOREST DISTRICTS INVITATION TO TENDER

We will be awarding eight contracts for the culling of deer within Cowal & Trossachs /Lochaber/West Argyll and Tay Forest Districts.

We intend to award the following contracts for Deer Culling:

Lot 1 – Cowal and Trossachs - DM701/15/01
Lot 2 - Cowal and Trossachs - DM701/15/02
Lot 3 - Cowal and Trossachs - DM701/15/03
Lot 4 – Lochaber - 519/14/24
Lot 5 – Lochaber - 519/14/25
Lot 6 – Tay - FM15/504/02
Lot 7 – Tay - FM15/504/03
Lot 8 – West Argyll - 501/11/2015

Contractors can bid for as many Lots as they wish to but will only be awarded a Maximum of 2 Lots.

All Contracts awarded must be carried out to FC Operational Guidance Booklets and Wild Deer Best Practice Guidance standards .   All deer carcasses will be transported to a Forestry Commission deer larder and processed to Scottish Wild Venison Quality Assurance Scheme standards (SWVQAS) and will be the property of the Forestry Commission.

NOTE:  There is a MANDATORY bidder day on 18th of June.  If you want to bid for any Contract you must be represented at this meeting or we will not consider your response. You are limited to one representative per bidder.  You must submit any questions you want to raise at the event in writing prior to the event.  For further details please express your interest in this opportunity.

The total value of these contracts over the entire period will be in the region of:-
Lot 1 – Cowal and Trossachs -  £175,000
Lot 2 - Cowal and Trossachs - £175,000
Lot 3 - Cowal and Trossachs - £125,000
Lot 4 – Lochaber - £200,000
Lot 5 – Lochaber - £75,000
Lot 6 – Tay - £175,000
Lot 7 – Tay - £200,000
Lot 8 – West Argyll - - £250,000

Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7 + 8 will start on the 1st of October 2015 and run through to the 30th of September 2020. Lot 5 will start on the 21st of October 2015 and run through to the 31st of March 2020

For further enquiries regarding this opportunity please contact tay.fd@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 9th of June 2015 @ 1300.
To express your interest, request tender documents  and confirm attendance at the Bidder day please contact tay.fd@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 9th of June 2015 @ 1300

Rhododendron and Invasive Vegetation Control and Eradication in Scotland

The Forestry Commission invites tenders for Rhododendron and invasive vegetation control and eradication on the National Forest Estate in Scotland.
The total framework value is up to £8 million over four years.
The framework is divided into ten lots covering seven forest districts:

  • Lot 1 – Inverness, Ross and Skye
  • Lot 2 – Moray and Aberdeenshire
  • Lot 3 - Lochaber
  • Lot 4 – Cowal & Trossachs 1, Aberfoyle & Cruach Tairbeirt
  • Lot 5 – Cowal & Trossachs 2, Lochgoilhead
  • Lot 6 – Cowal & Trossachs 3, Ardentinny
  • Lot 7 – Galloway Mainland, Galloway FD
  • Lot 8 – Arran, Galloway FD
  • Lot 9 – Tay
  • Lot 10 – Scottish Lowlands

We anticipate work will commence in August 2015
A MANDATORY bidder briefing day will take place at Battleby, Perth on the 5th of June 2015. Bidders must confirm their attendance in advance of the 29th of May 2015 at 3pm by emailing Procurement Services.
To express your interest in this tender please contact Procurement Services no later than 29th May 2015 at 3pm
AND download all of the attached tender documents by that date.

Appendices 5 and 7 are available to download here: http://www.mediafire.com/download/4pyfun1zb6h263z/Appendices_5_&_7_-_Site_Packs.zip


For those bidders interested in lots covering Cowal & Trossachs Forest District (lots 4, 5 and 6), Appendix 8 will be available by email from week commencing 18th of May 2015. Please indicate in your expression of interest that you are interested in these lots.


Procurement Services
Silvan House
231 Corstorphine Road
Edinburgh
EH12 7AT
procurement.services@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

ITT.doc

ITT.pdf

Appendix 1a.pdf 

Appendix 1b.pdf 

Appendix 1c.pdf 

Appendix 1d.pdf 

Appendix 2.doc

Appendix 3.pdf

Appendix 4.doc

Appendix 6.xls

Appendix 9.doc

Appendix 10.doc

 

DEER MANAGEMENT PERMISSION AGREEMENT – ARRAN, GALLOWAY FOREST DISTRICT INVITATION TO TENDER

Forestry Commission Scotland invites tenders for the rights to shoot red deer on the National Forest Estate on the Isle of Arran in Galloway Forest District.

This is a one off opportunity for an individual/organisation/company to work with FCS in offering deer stalkers the opportunity to gain experience in an upland, woodland environment, whilst still providing protection to the National Forest Estate from unacceptable impacts by deer.

Guide price for the permission area is contained within the  Particulars of Permission Area document

Annual minimum cull target to achieve FCS protection requirements for the permission area are contained within the Particulars of Permission Area document

The anticipated commencement date will be 1st August 2015 and expiry date 31st July 2016, with the possibility to renew on an annual basis, but not totalling more than 5 years.

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Deer Management Hub at deerhub@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later than 5th June 2015

To apply:-

  • Express your interest via email to deerhub@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later than 5th June 2015 so we can contact you should there be any relevant questions and answers which arise regarding the tenders and to allow you to attend the Mandatory Bidders Briefing Day/Site Visit on 9th June 2015 ; and
  • Download the attached Invitation to Tender by the same date and confirm you have done so in writing by 5th June 2015 .

ITT.doc  ITT.pdf  Appendix 2 Particulars of Permission Area

Appendix 1 Area Map

GROUND WORKS TO FALGUNZEON FARMHOUSE, DALBEATTIE, NEAR DUMFRIES DG5 4PH DUMFRIES AND BORDERS FOREST DISTRICT INVITATION TO TENDER

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for improvement works to a shed floor at Falgunzeon farmhouse,  Dalbeattie,. DG5 4PH. The works comprise  a new concrete floor in existing cubical shed including removal of cubicals, walls and existing earth floors.

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

The anticipated contract start date will be 15th June 2015 and to be completed no later than 17th July 2015

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Colin Pielou at colin.pielou@forestry.gsi.gov.uk  no later than 1pm on the 1st June 2015

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact Colin Pielou at colin.pielou@forestry.gsi.gov.uk   no later than 1pm on the 1st June 2015

Tenders are to be returned by 1pm on the 5th June 2015

CRUSHING WORKS AT TRINLOIST QUARRY AND  TOR-DONICHIE QUARRY, SOUTH LOCHNESS: WITHIN INVERNESS ROSS AND SKYE FOREST DISTRICT INVITATION TO TENDER:

The Forestry Commission Scotland at Inverness, Ross and Skye Forest District is inviting tenders for crushing works at Trinloist Quarry and Tor-Donichie Quarry within the district.

There is a requirement to crush approximately 12,000 tons of as blasted rock down to 150mm/0mm base material and stockpile within Quarry boundary;

There is also a requirement to crush approximately 10,500 tons of as blasted rock down to 75mm/0mm surfacing material using both a primary and secondary crushing

There will be no bidder day for this contract so it would be in the interest of all contractors to make arrangements for a site visit to be carried out before tendering for the works

The estimated total value of the contract is in the region of £30,000 – £50,000

The anticipated contract start date will be 22nd June 2015 late July 2015

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact no later than 14:00 on  02/06/2015, email: procurement.irs@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact no later than 14:00 on 02/06/2015, email: procurement.irs@forestry.gsi.gov.uk

FLANDERS TREE MULCHING AND DRAIN BLOCKING
COWAL & TROSSACHS FD

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for mulching remaining trees on low land raised bog following harvesting, in the Flanders Moss area of the Cowal & Trossachs FD. Once the trees have been removed the site will be rewetted by blocking drains.
These operations will be over an area of approximately 150ha.

The estimated total value of the contract is £500,000, over 3 years

The estimated contract volume is approximately 150ha

The anticipated contract start date will be 01-June-15 to be completed by 31-March-18.
There will be break points at 31-March-16 and 31-March-17, to review the progress and quality of the work

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Jean Thompson, 01877-382383, jean.thompson@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 1400hrs on the 24-April-15.

To express your interest and to request tender documents please contact Jean Thompson, 01877-382383, jean.thompson@forestry.gsi.gov.uk no later than 1400hrs on the 08-May-15.

Please complete and return the Invitation to Tender to the address below no later than 1300 hrs on 15-May-2015

Completed packs should be returned to the address below:
Cowal & Trossachs FD
Aberfoyle
Stirling
FK8 3UX

Marked ‘Flanders Moss tree mulching and drain blocking’

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

FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT FOR THE ERECTION, MAINTENANCE AND DISMANTLING OF GOALPOSTS/CROSSING POINTS FOR MORE TENDERS IN SCOTLAND CLICK HERE