Swale Borough Council Grounds Maintenance Contract

Swale Borough Council Grounds Maintenance Contract

Grass cutting, grass edging, hedge cutting, planted areas, sports facilities.

Opportunity Id
Grounds Maintenance and Associated Services
120000 – Cemetery & Crematorium
240000 – Horticultural

Swale Borough Council are looking for opportunities of working with contractors to enhance our Climate and Ecological Emergency Action Plan delivering grounds maintenance across a variety of sites within the Swale Borough in East Kent.

This will need to include new innovative ways of working, and as such we are inviting Expressions of Interest to tender for a suitably experienced grounds maintenance contractor to provide grounds maintenance provision across the Swale Borough Council areas.

The contract will include grounds maintenance according to approved horticultural principals to 32 parks, numerous open spaces, 78 play areas, 9 sports grounds, 5 cemeteries, and 13 closed churchyards, multiple grassed and multiple planted areas.

The maintenance required by the Council broadly compromises grass cutting, grass edging, hedge cutting, planted areas, sports facilities, grave digging, and removal/disposal of litter.

The contract will commence on 15th January 2022 and terminate on 14th January 2027. The Council may extend the contract for a further 2 years. The tenderer who submits the Most Economically Advantageous Tender, (MEAT) will be awarded the contract.

Expressions of Interest and Invitation to Tender (ITT) document must be submitted / uploaded on the Council’s e-tendering portal . The closing date for submissions of Expressions of Interest and the closing date for the ITT is 5 July 2021 at 23:55.

Region(s) of supply
Estimated value
Removal / disposal of litter, Grass cutting, Grave digging, Grounds Maintenance, Horticulture, Hedge cutting

Key dates

Estimated contract dates

Start date
End date

Contact details

Swale Borough Council
Charlotte Knowles
Swale House
ME10 3HT

Expression of interest window

From 01/06/2021 22:30 to 05/07/2021 23:55

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