Habitat Creation and Improvement Tender
Supply of works/services in respect of habitat creation and improvement at Lollycocks Field Nature Reserve and Local Wildlife Site.
South Kesteven District Council wishes to invite tenders for the supply of works/services in respect of habitat creation and improvement at Lollycocks Field Nature Reserve (LNR) and Local Wildlife Site (LWS), Eastgate Road, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, for nature conservation and improvement. A specialist contractor is required to deliver habitat improvement, install, and upgrade a boardwalk and deliver volunteer and young person learning opportunities through the Works. The project is match funded by the European Structural Investment Fund under their European Regional Development Fund funding stream, and the SKDC is required to follow the grant funders route to market and procurement thresholds. The aims/objectives of this contract are to enhance ecological value through: • the development of a hedgerow on the boundary between Lollycocks and Eastgate Road • the refurbishment of a scrape located on the site • the development of 2 smaller scrapes to accompany the existing scrape • marginal works around the pond edge • grassland management to enhance the grasslands located on the site • increasing wild flowers on the site • woodland management • habitat creation for birds, bats, small mammals, invertebrates and amphibians • installation of a boardwalk • community engagement on the site and through providing education to young people using the works carried out on the site.
Estimated contract dates
Expression of interest window
From 07/12/2021 14:00 to 13/01/2022 12:00