Public Sector Network Tender Alert


5746-2013: UK-Llantrisant: Grounds maintenance services

South Wales FRS in collaboration with Mid and West Wales FRS are seeking to appoint a contractor to carry out Grounds Maintenance Services.
In order to Express interest in the tender you will need to:
1. Register your company on the xchangewales portal (this is only required once)
— Browse to the eSourcing Portal:,
— Click the “Click here to register” link,
— Accept the terms and conditions and click “continue”,
— Enter your correct business and user details,
— Note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete,
— You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an Interest in the tender
— Login to the portal with the username/password,
— Click the “ITTs Open to All Suppliers” link. (These are Tenders Questionnaires open to any registered supplier),
— Click on the relevant ITT to access the content (ITT37838),
— Click the “Express Interest” button,
— This will move the ITT into your “My ITTs” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
— Click on the ITT code, you can now access any attachments by clicking into “Buyer Attachments” on the left of the screen.
3. Responding to the tender
— You can now choose to “Respond” or “Decline to Respond” (please give a reason if Declining),
— You can now use the ‘Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT,
— There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).
If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon – Fri (8:00-18:00) on:
— eMail:,
— Phone: 0800 368 4850.
Community Benefits do not apply to this contract.

Ref: T287 - E tender reference ITT37838,


South Wales Fire and Rescue Service
South Wales Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Forest View Business Park
For the attention of: Julie Snooks
CF72 8LX Llantrisant
Telephone: +44 1443232755
Fax: +44 1443232180
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Contract value: The contract will be a collaborative approach between South Wales Fire and Rescue Service and Mid & West Wales Fire and Rescue Service for Grounds Maintenance. The contract will be split into 4 lots, Lot 1 South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Lot 2a and 2b Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service and Lot 3 Brown/Green Roof Maintenance for Mid & West Wales Fire and Rescue Service. Contractors may bid for individual or multiple lots.The service shall include grass cutting, tree maintenance, hedge cutting, shrub and flower bed maintenance, trimming and litter picking, herbicide treatment, removal of leaves and weed control. All hard surfaces including paths, car parks, perimeter fence lines, wall lines and other areas specified by the Services shall be free of debris and

Published: 8 Jan 2013, Receipt by: 18 Feb 2013