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Catering Concession Rights for Blidworth Wood - Central Forest District

The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for the provision of a mobile catering concession at Longdale Lane Car Park, Blidworth Wood, Nottinghamshire.

For further enquiries regarding this concession please contact Val Coulton at the Sherwood Office on 03000674340, or via e-mail:

Suppliers must express their interest in this tender by 23rd June 2017 in order to be eligible to submit a tender. To express an interest please e-mail:

Suppliers must download the attached tender documents by the same date.



Standing Sale of Norway Spruce Christmas Trees- Yorkshire Forest District

Yorkshire Forest District are offering the standing sale of Norway Spruce Christmas trees grown by the Forestry Commission. The lots cover approximately 2.5 hectares of premium grade Norway spruce trees planted in 2009 (i.e. 8 years old) which have been grown in a plantation at Dalby Forest, North Yorkshire with FSC certification. Trees have been sheared and base-pruned and sizes range between 4 and 8 feet.

Buyers can express a preference for either Lot A or Lot B or for both Lots. The Forestry Commission (FC) will be requesting a total price to be submitted for each Lot.

Full details of the lot and purchaser requirements can be found in the 'Invitation to Tender' document below, along with a draft example of the contract that will be entered into; access and route maps for the site and a photograph of the site.

Completed tender bids must be sent to the following address 13:00 hours on Wednesday 7th June 2017.

Forestry Commission, Yorkshire Forest District Office, Outgang Road, Pickering, North Yorks. YO18 7EL

One paper copy by post or hand must be delivered to the above address- fax or email copies will not be accepted.

Any queries should be directed to the following:

Tel: 0300 067 4300     Email: 

For further details, or to arrange a site visit please contact Phil Roe direct on 07917 172679 or email

Invitation to Tender Document- Christmas Trees 2017

Draft Potential Contract- Christmas Trees Standing Sale

Access and Location Map 1

Access and Location Map 2

Standing Sale Location Photograph



Expressions Of Interest for ticket agents

Primary ticket agents for our Live Music programme.

Interested parties will be considered on a number of factors, including:

  • Database size
  • Sales experience relevant to our product (genre)
  • Geographical area served
  • Credit history
  • Ability to use FC ticket stock (no e-tickets)
  • Stance on the secondary sales market

Decisions will be made depending on opportunities available, which may be limited by existing ticket agents. Please note there is a maximum number of agents we are able to work with at any one time so opportunities may not always be available. 

Please visit our Live Music programme for further information.

Expressions of interest in this work can be made at any time by contacting

Expressions Of Interest are invited for commercial marketing partnerships

We are continually looking for commercial marketing partnerships and sponsorship that meet our marketing objectives.

We have a range of events that can be sponsored and we are happy to talk to companies and organisations about innovative ways to explain who we are and what we do and promote our sites to their customers.

Our objectives are:

  • Inform people about our work
  • Raise awareness of our sites, events, activities and membership
  • Raise awareness of the importance of trees, woods and forests

We have recently worked with companies to promote our forest and activities via their websites and apps. We would be interested in hearing about other similar opportunities.

Expressions of interest in this work can be made at any time by contacting

Last updated: 15th June 2017

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