Sustainability Appraisal Consultancy Services Essex

Sustainability Appraisal Consultancy Services Essex

Braintree District Council is commissioning consultants to undertake a Sustainability Appraisal on the emerging Local Plan as required by the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004. 

Reference number:PROC14-0113

Deadline date:05/09/2014

This deadline is for…Deadline for Expression of Interest

Contract value: £25,000 – £50,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out:Essex

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes

Name of the buying organisation:Braintree District Council

Original source URLwww.braintree.gov.uk

Description of the contract

Braintree District Council (BDC) is commissioning consultants to undertake a Sustainability Appraisal (SA) on the emerging Local Plan as required by the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004. The SA should meet all the requirements of the Environmental Assessment of Plans and Programmes Regulations 2004. The consultants will be required to work interactively with the Council throughout the Local Plan process through implementing the following stages of the SA process; Stage A – Evidence Gathering and Scoping Report; Stage B – Developing and Refining Options; Stage C – Prepare the SA report; Stage D – Consulting on SA and Local Plan/Examination and Stage E – Post Adoption Reporting and Monitoring. Consultants will also be required to review existing Habitat Regulation Assessment (HRA) documents produced for the Core Strategy, and subsequent comments and recommendations and where appropriate build upon this in preparing a HRA for the emerging Local Plan.

 

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Classification of the contract

73000000Research and development services and related consultancy services

Additional information

Contract type:Services – 8

Is it a framework agreement?No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding?No

Contract will be awarded based on:Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract:10/09/2014 – 01/09/2017

 

Who to contact

Contact nameWill Baxter

Organisation nameBraintree District Council

AddressCauseway House, Braintree, CM7 9HB

Telephone01376551414

Extension number:

Fax01376 557792

Web address

How to apply

To express an interest in this opportunity please send an email containing your company name, contact point and email address to procurement@braintree.gov.uk referencing “PROC14-0113 – SA Consultancy” by the deadline stated above. Further documentation will be sent after this deadline.The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.

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