Please read our letter to contractors about the huge amount of peatland restoration work in the North of England in the coming years.

Contractor letter

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The following tenders are currently live:


MFF98 2019-20 Rhododendron clearance in the Wessenden Valley

There are three packages of work, some require roped access. You may tender for all packages or individual packages.

There will be a compulsory site visit on Friday 6th December 2019. You must attend this site visit in order to submit a tender. Please register your interest with me via email erin.madden@peakdistrict.gov.uk

Tender return date: Friday 13 December 2019 at 5pm

Delivery dates: begin asap (December 2019) Completion by 31 March 2020

Objectives of this contract is the clearance of Rhododendron ponticum within the Wessenden Valley in order to improve biodiversity and reduce further spread of the invasive species.

Works specification and maps

Covering letter

Form of tender

Itemised costs (word)

Itemised costs (excel)

Tender questionnaire

Non-collusive tendering certificate

Definitions, terms and conditions

If you are interested please read the tender carefully and return with the following items:

  1. Completed itemised costs Excel spreadsheet or Word document
  2. Appendix 5 Form of Tender (including any sub contractors details)
  3. Appendix 6 Tender Questionnaire with any documents referred to
  4. Appendix 7 Non Collusive Tendering Certificate 
  5. All health and safety documentation specified in the tender, including Risk Assesments and Method Statements
  6. Copies of all Insurance Certificates

MFF96 2020-21 Aerial application of lime, seed and fertiliser

Tender return date Friday 10 January 2020 at 5:00pm

Delivery dates: Works Start Date: 10  February 2020 Target Works Completion Date: 5 September 2020

The objectives of this Contract are:

  1. the application by helicopter of all Lime, Seed and Fertiliser (the Materials) to areas of moorland in the Peak District National Park and South Pennines SAC within the prescribed time and at the prescribed rates listed in this Invitation to Tender.
  2. to store and deliver to the Lift Site(s) all Materials being:
    1. Lime – granulated Lime Fertiliser.
    2. Fertiliser – two varieties of NPK fertiliser hereafter differentiated when required as Initial Fertiliser and Maintenance Fertiliser.
    3. Seed – a nurse crop seed mix.
    4. More detailed specifications and indicative quantities of all Materials are provided in this Invitation to Tender.
  3. to procure all Lime and Fertiliser required for the Works.

Please contact Fiona.draisey@peakdistrict.gov.uk if you have any questions.

Instructions to tenderer:

Please return the tender either by email to tenders@peakdistrict.gov.uk or in an unbranded/marked envelope with the Tender Return Label attached by 5pm on Friday 10 January. Please be aware that many postal services are not guaranteed and any tenders received after the tender return date will NOT be accepted. Please ensure any emails are under 10mb as the email system will reject them if they are larger. Pleas ensure all attachments are in pdf form.

Please return all tender submissions no later than the closing date and take specific note of the tender submission requirements and evaluation information, which is detailed within the tender.

MFF96 2020-21Aerial application of lime, seed & fertiliser

Tender Return Label

Appendix 2 - form of tender

Appendix 3 - tender questionnaire

Appendix 4 - non-collusive tendering certificate

Itemised costs


MFF90 2020-21 Capital Works on sites in Rossendale

Tender return date: Wednesday 8 January 2020 at 2.00pm
Delivery dates: Works Start Date:  20 January 2020 Target Works Completion Date: 31 March 2021

The objective of this Contract is:

To deliver a suite of Works on two adjacent upland Sites in the South Pennines SAC.  The Works are split into four packages to be completed by the successful tenderer of this Invitation to Tender and up to three Sub-contractors that will be appointed by the Authority. The aim of the Works are to stabilise bare peat, slow the flow of surface water, restore hydrology, and increase biodiversity on the Sites.

Objectives:
1.Management and instruction of up to three sub-contractors, to be appointed by the Moors for the Future.
2.Supply and delivery of Materials required to complete the Works, unless otherwise stated.
3.Appropriate storage of Materials, as necessary.
4.Forwarding of Materials and Equipment required to complete the Works to and within Works Sites, including Airlifting.
5.Installation of Stone Dams into gullies.
6.Re-profiling of haggs and gully sides and stabilisation of bare peat.
7.Installation of Peat Dams into gullies.
8.Installation of Peat Bunds.
9.Planting of Sphagnum Plug plants.
10.Removal of Waste Materials from Sites.

Please contact dewi.jackson@peakdistrict.gov.uk if you have any questions.


Instructions to tenderer:
Please return the tender by email to tenders@peakdistrict.gov.uk by 2pm on Wednesday 8 January 2020.  

Please ensure any emails are under 10mb as the email system will reject them if they are larger. Please ensure all attachments are in pdf form and additionally as spreadsheet in the case of the Itemised Costs.

Please return all tender submissions no later than the closing date and take specific note of the tender submission requirements and evaluation information, which is detailed within the tender.

Provide as documents to be uploaded (ideally PDF unless document will be edited):

Appendices - Form of Tender
Appendices - Non-collusive tendering certificate
Appendices - Tender questionnaire
Covering Letter 
Capital Works in Rossendale
Itemised Costs