Term Landscape Maintenance Contract 2015 – 2018

Term Landscape Maintenance Contract 2015 – 2018

The provision of landscape maintenance and cleansing services for 22 sites within the Onsite portfolio.

ONSITE.001 Onsite Sites Term Landscape Maintenance Contract 2015 – 2018

HOMES AND COMMUNITIES AGENCY

Contract summary

Industry

Agriculture and Food

Location of contract

North East

Value of contract (£)

£450,000 – £550,000

Published date

22 June 2015

Closing date

20 July 2015

Contract start date

01 September 2015

Contract end date

31 August 2018

Description

The provision of landscape maintenance and cleansing services for 22 sites within the Onsite portfolio. The majority are concentrated around the Tyne and Wear and Teesside conurbations. The sites vary in size, character and complexity and include public and private open space and land reserved for development. Since a number of the sites are used as, or are adjacent to, public open space the identification of health and safety risks is a priority. The sites comprise of grassland, woodland, hedgerows, scrub, waterbodies and areas of hardstanding associated with formal and informal footpaths and roads. Typical planned services under this Contract comprise of but are not exclusively limited to the following; Site inspections, whereby the Supplier shall indicate all matters relating to the maintenance specification, recommendations for necessary Service, incidences of vandalism, flytipping, trespass and adjustments to the scheduled Service; Grass Cutting; Ornamental Shrub Maintenance; Hedge Cutting; Tree Works, Weed Control; and Cleansing. The contract is envisaged to have duration of 2 years with provision for a further 1 year extension under the same Terms and Conditions of the contract. Any contract extensions will be based on tendered Rates and Prices.

About the buyer

Contact name

Lindsey Cunniff

Address

Genesis Centre, Birchwood Science Park, Birchwood

Warrington

WA37BH

England

Email

HCATenders@tep.uk.com

Other information

Attachments

Client Portal

https://clientportal.tep.uk.com

Contract Notice 2015/S 118-214912

ONSITE.001 Onsite Sites Term Landscape Maintenance Contract 2015-2018 CN.pdf

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How to apply

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

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