Invitation to Tender – Forestry Survey

Invitation to Tender – Forestry Survey

Attribute survey in West England Forest District.


Contract summary


Agriculture and Food

Location of contract

South West

Value of contract (£)


Published date

18 June 2015

Closing date

10 July 2015

Contract start date

29 July 2015

Contract end date

26 February 2016


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 will always be used of the same size Marking plot centres. Data collection to include: Species Planting year Top Height Stocking Original planting spacing Open ground Map changes General comments Data presentation will include: The field form, map and AP will be stapled together and returned. All documentation will be filled 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 <10% All calculation will be completed and recorded accurately Remarks pertinent to each plot will be recorded Each component will be accounted for in general comments Biosecurity guidelines will be complied with All paper work will be returned to Forest Research, Fineshade Any major map anomalies will be noted

About the buyer

Contact name

Liz Richardson


Top Lodge


Nr Corby Northants

NN17 3BB



Other information


Invitation to Tender

INVITATION TO TENDER for CR 2015-16 016.doc

For further enquiries regarding this contract please contact Liz Richardson no later than 2pm on 7th July 2015 at

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided.