Attribute Survey – Invitation to Tender

Attribute Survey – Invitation to Tender

Forest Research is seeking tenders for the carrying out of an Attribute Survey.

Contract summary


  • Forest inventory services – 77231400
  • Forest monitoring or evaluation services – 77231500

Location of contract

North West

Value of contract


Published date

11 March 2019

Closing date

12 April 2019

Contract start date

22 April 2019

Contract end date

30 January 2020

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?




Forest Research is seeking tenders for the carrying out of an Attribute Survey. Attribute survey plots will be established and assessed following the method based on both the Forest Mensuration Handbook 2006 and the Forestry Commission Survey Handbook, 3rd edition 2007.

The method will include:
Plot navigation, numbering and size choice: Circular plots of the same size will always be used.
Marking plot centres.

Data collection to include:
> Species
> Planting year
> Stocking
> Top Height
> Original planting spacing
> Open ground
> Map changes.

Data presentation to include:
> The field form, map and AP will be stapled together and returned
> All documentation will be filled in/produced in a clear and legible way
> Grid references will be supplied for all plots
> All species will be recorded; the use of MC and MB is not permitted unless classified as a very minor component ( All calculation will be completed and recorded accurately
> Remarks pertinent to each plot will be recorded
> Any major map anomalies will be noted.
All paperwork will be returned to Forest Research, Fineshade.
Biosecurity guidelines will be complied with.


About the buyer

Contact name

Liz Richardson


Top Lodge
Nr Corby, Northants
NN17 3BB



Other information

Linked Notice



Invitation to Tender

INVITATION TO TENDER for CR2019-20-002.docx

Please express your interest in this tender in order to allow us to notify you of any questions we may receive and the answers given.

Expressions of interest and/or any questions regarding this ITT should be made by email to no later than 14.00hrs on 5 April 2019.


How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.