Arboricultural Services in Cambridge

Arboricultural Services in Cambridge

Cambridge City Council is seeking to award a Framework Agreement to Arboricultural Association accredited ‘ARB approved contractors’, for the provision of arboricultural services.

Contract summary

Industry

Agriculture and Food

Location of contract

East of England

Value of contract

£60k – £120k

Published date

24 May 2017

Closing date

14 June 2017

Contract start date

02 July 2017

Contract end date

02 January 2018

 

Description

Cambridge City Council is seeking to award a framework agreement to Arboricultural Association accredited ‘ARB approved contractors’, for the provision of arboricultural services within the city boundaries. The council manages around 25,000 trees including those on the highway, communal housing land, open spaces and nature reserves.

The framework will encompass a wide range of tree maintenance services for existing trees as well as tree planting and establishment services for new trees. Work tasks under the framework will be raised on an ongoing basis and be very varied in scope and scale ranging from one off specialist tree operations to routine maintenance of batches of a thousand or more trees.

The requirement is split into three lots. Each lot will be subject to specific service response times and a minimum number of suppliers on each lot (subject to satisfactory market response).The lot details are as follows:

Lot 1: Tree maintenance services – Emergency out of hours Service. 3 or more suppliers
1. Emergency (Out of normal working hours) service. Service response time on site within 90 minutes

Lot 2: Tree maintenance services
1. Emergency (In normal working hours) service. Service response time on site within 120 minutes
2. High priority. Works to be completed within 24 hours
3. Priority service. Works to be completed within 5 days
4. Planned maintenance service. Works to be completed to agreed schedules. 3 or more suppliers

Lot 3: Tree planting and establishment services. Works to be completed to agreed schedules. Three or more suppliers.

 

About the buyer

Contact name

Heidi Parker

Address

Cambridge City Council
Guildhall
Cambridge
CB2 3QJ
United Kingdom

Telephone

+44 1223458051

Email

Heidi.Parker@cambridge.gov.uk

 

How to apply

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

 

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