Tender - Grounds and Tree Maintenance Services

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Client: North Somerset Council

Location: South West

Value: £25.0m

Contract duration: 01 April 2020 - 31 March 2027

Grounds and Trees Maintenance Contract and Street Cleansing Contract

North Somerset Council is letting two separate contracts for its, Grounds and Tree Maintenance and Street Cleansing Operations.

The Grounds and Tree Maintenance Contract covers the maintenance of approximately 1,100 landscape areas. The contract includes grass cutting, hedge and shrub bed maintenance, conservation management, play area inspections, minor infrastructure repairs and maintenance and an arboricultural service. The contract is structured as a resource based contract.

The Street Cleansing Contract covers approximately 1,150 km of highways. Operations including street cleansing, beach cleansing, weed control and fly tipping operations. The contract structure is primarily Schedule of Works with some resource based provision.

The contracts will start on 1 April 2020 and will be for an initial term of 7 years with the option of an extension, or extensions, up to a further 7 years (14 years maximum term).
The current annual budget is £1.8 million which covers both contract areas. Of the £1.8m approximately 40% is attributable to those areas covered under the Grounds and Tree Maintenance Contract, and approximately 60% to those areas covered under the Street Cleansing Contract. All documents and the opportunity to bid for these contracts are available through the Supplying the South West portal- https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk/

Tender submission deadline: 28 June 2019

Geoff Wall
North Somerset Council
Town Hall
BS23 1UJ
+44 1275884730


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