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    Osprey Quay Term Landscape Maintenance and Cleansing Contract 2013 – 2015

    Organisation: TEP on behalf of the Homes and Communities Agency

    Location: Dorset

    Published: Wednesday, May 15, 2013

    Deadline: Monday, June 3, 2013 – 00:00

    Tender ID: 945672


    The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) is the single, national housing and regeneration delivery agency for England. Our vision is to create opportunity for people to live in homes they can afford in places they want to live, by enabling local authorities and communities to deliver the ambition they have for their own areas. We achieve this by:

    • Understanding the needs and aspirations of people and communities through close working with local authorities on local investment planning
    • Enabling local delivery through the channelling of our expertise and investment
    • Working effectively with the market, housebuilders, investors and other stakeholders. For more information visit the HCA newsroom at www.homesandcommunities.co.uk

    In the achievement of this vision, the HCA ‘holds’ large expanses of land and built estate. The HCA is accountable to government for the effective management and disposal of the portfolio and will work with local partners to develop, invest in and dispose of the assets in pursuit of the economic development and regeneration objectives agreed by local partners and in support of local strategies. Whilst these sites help facilitate the delivery of the vision for the organisation, they also bring duties of care, health and safety, trespass and other liabilities and responsibilities. As part of the solution to manage such liabilities the HCA procure the services of Contractors to undertake routine and emergency landscape management and cleansing activities on its estate. The HCA is seeking to appoint a competent Contractor for the provision of landscape maintenance and cleansing services at Osprey Quay, Portland, Dorset. The sites varies in character including both land reserved for future development and leased areas. Routine works include, site inspections, cleansing, grass cutting, weed control, hedge cutting and shrub maintenance. Contractors should be aware that Unplanned works may arise over the term of the Contract which will be instructed by the HCA as and when required in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of the Contract Contractors should note that this is a performance based Contract, the performance of which will be monitored through Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s). The minimum level of Public Indemnity & Employers Liability insurance cover needed for this Contract is £5 million and £10 million respectively. The Homes and Communities Agency wish to appoint a single Contractor to undertake the above works for an initial 24 month term with provision for a further 12 month extension on written instruction of the Employer.

    Estimated length of contract: 24 months

    Contact: Simon Rimell

    [email protected]

    01908 526003



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