Direct Production Harvesting

Direct Production Harvesting

Forestry Commission.

Procurer reference: DA04514(T)
Value of tender: £Undisclosed
CONTRACT NOTICE – NON OJEU
Is this notice funded by the Welsh European Funding Office (WEFO)?
No
Contract Type
Services
SECTION I: CONTRACTING AUTHORITY
Name of the organisation
Forestry Commission
Contact Name
Amy Turner
Address
Forestry Commission, Welsh Government Building, Rhodfa Padarn, Llanbadarn Fawr, Aberystwyth
Postcode
SY23 3UR
Phone
0300 068 0296
EMail
procurementserviceswales@forestry.gsi.gov.uk
Web Address
http://www.forestry.gov.uk
SECTION II: DETAILS OF THE CONTRACT
Service category
27
Is it a framework agreement?
No
Title of the contract
Direct Production Harvesting
Description of the contract

Forestry Commission Wales is inviting parties to tender for direct production harvesting contracts across Wales.

We will be awarding 11 individual contracts for the harvesting of timber to roadside and safe stacking of the cut timber across Wales totalling approximately 40,524 tonnes.

There are 7 thinning contracts, 1 thinning/clearfell contract and 3 clearfell contracts. These contracts will involve a variety of working methods.

Details of any restrictions or special conditions of sale for the coupes/contracts are detailed on the Coupe Description spreadsheets which are provided on the website.

Maps and coupe constraint schedules have also been provided on the website for your use.

Contract start dates will vary depending on the site specific restrictions and timber demands from sale contracts. Please refer to individual contract details available to download from the website.

The 11 lots available are:

1. Coupe 30003B Tyn y Bedw

2. Coupe 32137P Cross Inn

3. Coupe 44143 Dyfnant

4. Coupe 22096 Nant y Nele

5. Coupe 23021 Commins Coch

6. Coupe 23081 Dyfi Woodlark Siambr

7. Coupe 66011 & 66905 Coed y Rhaiadr

8. Coupe 62051 Esgair Dafydd

9. Coupe 63066 Halfway

10. Coupe 63203 Crychan

11. Coupe 63062 Crychan South Blue

A suppliers briefing day will be held on Monday 18th June 2012 (0900-1230) at the Stapleton Suite, IBERS, Penrhyncoch SY23 3EB. Attendance is recommended.

The estimated total value of all the contracts will be in the region of £750,000 to £850,000.

Contract start dates will vary depending on the site specific restrictions and timber demands from sale contracts. Please refer to individual contract details available to download from the website.

Place / site of work / delivery
Forestry Commission land – various sites

Classification of contract (CPV codes)
03000000 – Agricultural, farming, fishing, forestry and related products.
77000000 – Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services.
77200000 – Forestry services.
77211100 – Timber harvesting services.

Contract Length
Period in month/s
7
SECTION III: AWARD CRITERIA
Contract will be awarded based on:

Most economically advantageous tender in terms of:Criteria as detailed in the contract documents


SECTION IV: Administrative Information

Instructions to suppliers

The closing date and time for making enquiries is 02/07/2012 at 13:00.

The closing date and time for returning completed documents is 09/07/2012 at 13:00.

To apply please go to the Forestry Commission website and follow the link to download tender documents and maps. (www.forestry.gov.uk/tenders).

For further enquiries regarding this contract and to book your place at the Supplier Briefing Day please contact Amy Turner at:

Forestry Commission Wales,

Welsh Government Building,

Rhodfa Padarn,

Llanbadarn Fawr,

Aberystwyth,

Ceredigion SY23 3UR

Tel: 0300 068 0296

Email:procurementserviceswales@forestry.gov.uk

Reference Number
DA04514(T)
Deadline Date
09.07.2012
Deadline date refers to
receipt of tenders
Does this contract relate to a Project / Programme funded by EU funds?
No
Community Benefits do not apply to this contract