Public Sector Network Tender Alert


Hedge and Grip Cutting Service 2017/18

Leicestershire County Council (the Council) is seeking to identify and appoint up to two Contractors to provide a Hedge and Grip cutting service. The service is split into two Lots as follows: - Lot 1 consisting of the Harborough district and parts of Blaby and Hinckley & Bosworth districts. - Lot 2 consisting of North West Leicestershire and Charnwood districts; parts of Hinckley & Bosworth district and provisionally Melton Borough district The Council may elect to self-deliver the Melton district of the County. The Contract will be awarded for the 2017/ 2018 hedge and grip cutting season only with a service period between 1st October 2017 and 31st March 2018 Tenderers can submit tenders for one or both Lots. There is no limit on the number of Lots a tenderer can be awarded. The Employer intends to appoint one Contractor for each Lot. The anticipated contract value is estimated at £70,000 for each Lot. The service consists of the following elements: - 1x Planned Rural Hedge Cut - 1x Planned Rural Grip Cut - The supply of; Tractor, Tractor Driver, Flail and Fuel for Engineer Instructed Day Works as required - Temporary Traffic Management All plant engaged on the service shall be fitted with working GPS tracker devices capable of displaying real time information of the plant whereabouts. The Contractor shall arrange for an internet link so that the Employer can have access to the plant real time whereabouts.


Barbara Hunter
Croft Depot
Arbor Road

Contract value: 140000-140000

Published: 30 Jun 2017, Receipt by: 11 Aug 2017