Contract for Continuous Cover and Conventional Thinning Operations
The Forestry Commission is inviting tenders for the supply of timber harvesting thinning operations in Grizedale Forest main block and Low Dale Park.
United Kingdom-Ambleside: Forestry services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
For the attention of: Grainne Devlin
LA22 0QJ Ambleside
General address of the contracting authority: www.forestry.gov.uk
Electronic access to information: www.gov.uk/contracts-finder
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UKD
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
It is the purpose of this tender to secure a qualified, capable and high quality contractor resource.
Our intention is to award this contract for a period of 3 years.
The annual production quantity is dependant on FC budget requirements and is likely to be in the range of 4 000 to 7 000 tonnes per annum.
The work will vary from first thinning of conifer crops to variable intensity thinning of large dimensioned stands. The successful bidder is required to show how they can efficiently work stands of widely varying tree size.
There is also variation in terrain with wet areas, areas of soft ground with associated low levels of brash, areas of steep ground, and rocky outcrops will figure prominently throughout the duration of the contract.
Please express your interest in this tender to Gráinne Devlin at the Grizedale office.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
Forestry Commission — Head of Procurement
231 Corstorphine Road
EH12 7AT Edinburgh
Body responsible for mediation procedures
Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
12 Bloomsbury Square
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: