Arboricultural Services Contract – London – Virtual Event 9 April 2021
Tower Hamlets has a managed tree stock of around 25,000 trees and their ongoing management is required to establish best practice in accordance with British standards.
For avoidance of doubt this is not a call for competition at this stage, the purpose is to advise the market of the forthcoming procurement of London Borough of Tower Hamlets Arboricultural contract and inviting potential suppliers to a virtual event to discuss a new exciting opportunity to undertake works within the Public Realm.
This contract is for the provision of Arboriculture services throughout Tower Hamlets that meets the Council’s requirement in order to safely carry out all works in relation to the Maintenance of Tower Hamlets owned tress within Parks and Highways
Tower Hamlets has a managed tree stock of around 25,000 trees and their ongoing management is required to establish best practice in accordance with British standards (BSI – 3988
Including tasks within the following scope of operations –
1. Pruning operations – To meet BS 3998 – Undertaking works as specified to BSI standards
2. Felling operations – To meet BS 3998 – Safe removal of trees within the borough as specified by an authorising officer
3. Planting operations – To meet BS 8545 – The planting and maintenance of in excess of 600 tress per annum in locations as specified
The contract is to deliver the highest quality service available, in line with current British Standards, to ensure Insurance compliance and to create and sustain an exemplar of Good Arboriculture, to be provided by an arboriculture Association approved Contractor.
The event will be held on 9th April 2021 – Organisations wishing to attend the event are requested to register interest by emailing Matthew.Twohig@towerhamlets.gov.uk or via the portal by no later that 12 Noon on 6th April 2021.
Estimated contract dates
Expression of interest window
From 08/03/2021 15:00 to 06/04/2021 12:00