Emergency Tree Works Contract 2021 – Kent

Emergency Tree Works Contract 2021 – Kent

Provision of emergency response specialist tree surgery teams to attend at short notice on a 24/7 basis.

Opportunity Id
DN545742
Title
SC2010 – Emergency Tree Works Contract 2021
Categories
189999 – Not Elsewhere Classified
241210 – Tree Trimming
241600 – Trees & Shrubs
Description

Kent County Council (the Council) is the largest local authority in England, covering an area of 3,500 square kilometres. It has an annual expenditure of over £1bn on goods and services and a population of 1.5m. The Council provides a wide range of personal and strategic services on behalf of its residents, operating in partnership with twelve district councils and 309 parish and town councils. The Council consists of three operational directorates (Adult Social Care & Health, Children, Young People & Education; and Growth, Environment & Transport) and one service directorate (Strategic and Corporate Services). This requirement is for Emergency Tree Works services within the Growth, Environment and Transport (GET) Directorate. The Contractor will be responsible for the provision of emergency response specialist tree surgery teams to attend at short notice on a 24/7 basis. Emergency type response times will include both 2-hour and 24-hour requirements. Suppliers will be required to provide suitably qualified staff and have access to the necessary specialised plant and equipment to be able to remove fallen or dangerous trees and branches from causing obstruction to the highway. Moreover, the ability to work at height in a safe manner, using appropriate working methods to remove broken or hanging branches and fallen or hung-up trees presenting a danger to the highway is a necessity. Further details of the potential services required throughout the duration of the contract can be found under the draft specification schedule.

Region(s) of supply
UNITED KINGDOM
Estimated value
N/A
Keywords
Emergency, Tree works, Out of Hours

Key dates

Estimated contract dates

Start date
01/11/2021
End date
31/10/2023

Contact details

Buyer
Kent County Council
Contact
Milly Massy
Telephone
03000422036
Address
Invicta House
Maidstone
Kent
ME14 1XX

Expression of interest window

From 21/05/2021 09:00 to 21/06/2021 12:00