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Ecoscape

Tender Opportunity – Highway Landscaping Services – Cumbria

Contract summary

Industry
Construction and Real Estate

Location of contract
North West

Value of contract (£)
£2,150,000

Published date
22 February 2016

Closing date
23 March 2016

Contract start date
02 May 2016

Contract end date
02 May 2018

Description

Cumbria County Council requires a Contractor(s) to provide an efficient and effective verge maintenance service to permit safe movement of traffic throughout the County and protect the integrity of the road network and ecology of the roadside environment. The work entails the routine cutting of a single swathe (machine width) along the majority of the roadside verges in addition to the periodic full-width cutting of roadside verges and visibility areas This service is currently provided through a framework which expires on the 31st March 2016. These contract are to provide the service for the next 4 years from the 2016 season through to the end of the 2019/2020 financial year. This service shall be provided on all county roads, except those that are the responsibility of District Councils or Connect as part of the Carlisle Northern Development Route PFI or any areas where the parish council enters an agrrement to undertake this service in all or a part of their parish. The Council operate a verge maintenance strategy designed to preserve / enhance the biodiversity of the roadside verges within the County. This entails routine cutting of a single swathe on most verges annually, and full width cutting on a two or four year cycle depending on the category of verge. Service delivery will be based on six Geographical Areas based on District Council boundaries and a separate Contract will be issued for each Area. The tender process allows the appointment of a Contractor to a single or multiple Areas.

About the buyer

Contact name
Clare Redpath

Address
The Lonsdale Building
The Courts
Carlisle
CA3 8NA
UK

Telephone
+44 1228221746

Email
clare.redpath@cumbria.gov.uk

Website
http://www.cumbria.gov.uk/

Other information

Attachments

https://www.the-chest.org.uk/ Cumbria County Council requires a Contractor(s) to provide an efficient and effective verge maintenance service to permit safe movement of traffic throughout the County and protect the integrity of the road network and ecology of the roadside environment. The work entails the routine cutting of a single swathe (machine width) along the majority of the roadside verges in addition to the periodic full-width cutting of roadside verges and visibility areas This service is currently provided through a framework which expires on the 31st March 2016. These contract are to provide the service for the next 4 years from the 2016 season through to the end of the 2019/2020 financial year. This service shall be provided on all county roads, except those that are the responsibility of District Councils or Connect as part of the Carlisle Northern Development Route PFI or any areas where the parish council enters an agrrement to undertake this service in all or a part of their parish. The Council operate a verge maintenance strategy designed to preserve / enhance the biodiversity of the roadside verges within the County. This entails routine cutting of a single swathe on most verges annually, and full width cutting on a two or four year cycle depending on the category of verge. Service delivery will be based on six Geographical Areas based on District Council boundaries and a separate Contract will be issued for each Area. The tender process allows the appointment of a Contractor to a single or multiple Areas. Please view the tender documents for further information. Please note the tender deadline is 23rd March 2016. All correspondence regarding the tender must be via The Chest. For any queries regarding the system, please contact Due North's support team on 01670 597137 or email support@due-north.com Service delivery will be based on six Geographical Areas based on District Council boundaries and a separate Contract will be issued for each Area. The tender process allows the appointment of a Contractor to a single or multiple Areas.

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided

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