Grounds Maintenance and Tree Services
London & Quadrant Housing Trust
Published date: 19 March 2021
Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

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Contract summary
• Landscaping work for green areas – 45112710
• Tree-clearing services – 77211300
• Tree-cutting services – 77211400
Location of contract
E15 4PH
Value of contract
£35,000,000 to £55,000,000
Procurement reference
Published date
19 March 2021
Closing date
19 April 2021
Closing time
Contract start date
1 April 2022
Contract end date
31 March 2029
Contract type
Service contract
Procedure type
Restricted procedure (OJEU)
Contract is suitable for SMEs?
Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

L&Q is seeking suitably qualified and experienced suppliers to provide Grounds Maintenance and Arboriculture Services across its estates.
The will include the provision of a range of grounds maintenance and tree management services split into 3 Disciplines across 11 Lots:

Discipline 1 – Grounds Maintenance
Lot 1A.1 – East Region Inner
Lot 1A.2 – East Region Outer

Lot 1B.1 – South Region Inner
Lot 1B.2 – South Region Outer

Lot 1C.1 – West Region North Hub
Lot 1C.2 – West Region Outer Hub
Lot 1C.3 – West Region SW Hub

Discipline 2 – Tree Consultancy
Lot 2 – all Regions

Discipline 3 – Tree Maintenance
Lot 3A. – East Region
Lot 3B. – South Region
Lot 3C. – West Region

Works/services to be provided under the Contracts are (but are not limited to):

Grounds Maintenance
o Grass cutting removing excess arisings
o Grass maintenance to include weed control, litter and leaf removal
o Horticultural maintenance to borders and beds to include weed control, litter and leaf removal
o Pruning and hedge cutting
o Replanting
o Hard surface maintenance to include cleaning, litter, algae, moss and weed removal
o Maintain and report on hard surface condition and safety, carrying out minor repairs
o Inspect all external surfaces, structures and features reporting on their condition
o External litter removal and bin emptying
o Graffiti removal
o Cleaning of bin stores and paladins (where a Site is not serviced by a separate cleaning c contract)
o Minor tree care
o Dilapidation repair work

Tree Consultancy
o Site Safety/Defect surveys (Phase One)
o Detailed site surveys
o Reactive site inspections
o Individual tree inspections/internal decay investigations
o Woodland management planning to meet L&Q responsibilities

Tree Maintenance
o Crown lifting to clear roads, footpaths and property access.
o Tree pruning to abate encroachment to buildings/property.
o Removal of dead or declining trees or other significant defects.
o Cyclical Pollarding/Basal growth removal.
o Woodland management works to include coppicing/thinning etc.

Correspondence regarding this opportunity should be directed via the supplier portal.

More information
·         Tender Notice
·         Additional information on how to apply for this contract
Additional text
To apply for this opportunity, please register on the L&Q supplier portal

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : Yes

How to apply
Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer
Contact name
Phyllis Earl
E15 4PH
United Kingdom
+44 3004569998

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Closing: 19 April 2021, 12pm

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