Arboricultural Advisory Services Framework for Royal Parks

Arboricultural Advisory Services Framework for Royal Parks

Arboricultural Advisory Services to cover Greenwich Park, St James’s Park, The Green Park (including Victoria Tower Gardens, Canning Green and Downing Street), Hyde Park (with Grosvenor Square Gardens), Kensington Gardens (with Brompton Cemetery).

Royal Parks Agency

Contract summary

Industry

Agriculture and Food

Location of contract

London

Value of contract (£)

£100,000 – £170,000

Published date

13 May 2015

Closing date

12 June 2015

Contract start date

31 July 2015

Contract end date

31 July 2019

Description

Arboricultural Advisory Services to cover Greenwich Park, St James’s Park, The Green Park (including Victoria Tower Gardens, Canning Green and Downing Street), Hyde Park (with Grosvenor Square Gardens), Kensington Gardens (with Brompton Cemetery), The Regent’s Park (with Primrose Hill), Richmond Park and Bushy Park (with the Longford River). The estate also includes the associated park infrastructure such as roads, buildings and water bodies. They contain extensive tree stocks which, as well as being of high amenity value, are also of historic, cultural and ecological importance. The Contractor(s) will be required to assist and advise the Arboricultural Manager and other Royal Parks staff, including Park Managers and their assistants in the management of the tree stocks in each park. There are 3 lots under the framework and suppliers can bid for one or more of these lots: Lot 1 – Tree Data Survey The purpose of the Tree Data survey is to record the following tree data: The surveyor will identify the position of the trees on a plan, allocating an ID, recording species, dimensions and an age assessment, primarily to locate and identify the tree stock etc. Full details are included in the specification. It is envisaged that this lot will be awarded to 3 framework suppliers. Lot 2 – Detailed Tree Investigations Detailed inspection of identified trees utilising climbing inspections and/or proprietary decay detection equipment as necessary, depending on the apparent location, extent and type of the problem etc. Please see the specification for further details. It is envisaged that this lot will be awarded to 3 framework suppliers. Lot 3 – Veteran Tree Surveys Veteran tree management is an emerging specialism that should promote biodiversity value, utilising modern techniques designed to respect this value while also ensuring trees are maintained to reasonably minimise risk etc. Further details can be found in the specification. It is envisaged that this lot will be awarded to a single framework supplier.

About the buyer

Address

The Royal Parks

The Old Police House, Hyde Park

London

W2 2UH

England

Email

procurement@royalparks.gsi.gov.uk

Website

https://www.royalparks.org.uk/about-us/procurement

Other information

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided.

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