Issue details

Arboricultural Services and Maintenance (Trees and Woodlands)

The approved contract award toGlendale Countryside Ltd for the provision of an arboricultural and maintenance term service contract over a period of 5 years with an option to extend for up to five periods of twelve months (to a maximum of 10yrs)  with maximum total value £3,875,000 exclusive of VAT.


The procurement has followed the appropriate procurement processes with  closeworking with both the Council’s procurement team, their technical advisor and external legal advisor to ensure compliance with both PCR and the Council’s Tenders and Contract Regulations (TCR). The current supplier has been in Service since 2008 and the contract has reached the maximum extension limit and the incumbent supplier has  now handover the management of the arboricutural to Glendale Ltd. The new contract allows for the Authority to have a more robust contract management element, build on lessons learned and prioritises’ risk to meet our Duty of Care whilst meeting the financial challenges facing the Authority as well as the statutory duty and support the Council corporate priorities for our borough:


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £1,000,000;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/05/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Financial Impact: Expenditure or savings of up to £5,000,000;

Decision due: Not before 25th Jun 2023 by Corporate Director of Sustainable Communities, Regeneration & Economic Recovery

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Streets and Environment

Lead director: Corporate Director of Sustainable Communities, Regeneration & Economic Recovery

Department: Sustainable Communities, Regeneration & Economic Recovery Directorate

Contact: Paul Dalton Email: