Arboricultural Services
The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
Published date: 25 January 2021
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Contract summary
Industry
• Trees – 03452000
• Tree-maintenance services – 77211500
• Tree pruning – 77341000
Location of contract
England
Value of contract
£3,696,000 to £4,335,576
Procurement reference
LBKING001-DN516991-84039100
Published date
25 January 2021
Closing date
8 March 2021
Closing time
12pm
Contract start date
1 November 2021
Contract end date
31 October 2028
Contract type
Service contract
Procedure type
Open procedure
Contract is suitable for SMEs?
Yes
Contract is suitable for VCSEs?
No

Description
The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames is proud of its reputation for being a green and leafy Borough. This pleasant environment is largely down to the many trees in the street and in open spaces. Managing such a valuable resource is a key task for the Authority. There are approximately 13,000 trees along the Boroughs roads, along with those in parks, housing estates and corporate sites.
The specification covers the principal areas of work, tree surgery, tree planting and control of invasive pests and diseases where applicable. The core contract and schedule of rates shall cover works on the public highway, parks and open spaces, housing estates, education and corporate sites. The Authority may request quoted works at other sites during the contract period.
The contract for these services will be commissioned using the open procedure under the Public Contract Regulations 2015.
The duration of the contract will be seven years plus one seven year extension period at the absolute sole discretion of the Authority, creating a contract for a maximum length of 14 years.

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

About the buyer
Address
Guildhall 2
Kingston upon Thames
KT1 1EU
England
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Closing: 8 March 2021, 12pm

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