Decision details

Award of Arboriculture Contracts (Forward Plan Reference FP998)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To award contracts


Exempt report of the Corporate Director (Public Protection, Planning and Governance) on the current contracts for Arboriculture Services.


(1)       The Decision Taken





Cabinet, in accordance with the unanimous recommendation of the General Procurement Board agreed to award the contract (and reserve bidder status for Lot 1) as follows:


Lot 1 – Maintenance of Urban Trees : Contractor – Maydencroft Limited


Lot 1 – Maintenance of Urban Trees – Reserve Bidder – John O’Conner (Grounds Maintenance) Limited


Lot 2 – Maintenance of Young Trees - Maydencroft Limited


Lot 3 – Maintenance of Woodland Trees - Maydencroft Limited


(2)       Reasons for the Decision


The current contracts for Arboriculture (Tree Maintenance) Services expire at the end of December 2020.


The new contract is for three years plus an optional one year extension.


The General Procurement Board agreed the evaluation criteria for each Lot to be 60% in quality and 40% in price.

Report author: Andrew Harper

Publication date: 11/09/2020

Date of decision: 08/09/2020

Decided at meeting: 08/09/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 18/09/2020

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