Published date: 25 September 2019

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 25 October 2019

Contract summary


  • Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services - 77000000

Location of contract

IG11 7LU

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

25 September 2019

Closing date

25 October 2019

Contract start date

20 January 2020

Contract end date

19 January 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

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London Borough of Barking and Dagenham requires suppliers to provide services and goods for Arboriculture and Horticultural Services. The requirements will be let under a Framework and divided into the following lots:
Lot 1 - Tree Operations & Emergency Response Tree Work
Lot 2 - Supply, Planting and Aftercare of Trees
Lot 3 - Supply of Nursery Shrubs & Bedding Plants
Lot 4 - Supply of Horticultural Materials
Lot 5 - Landscaping and Groundwork Operations

The Authority intends to appoint 5 suppliers to each lot.
Details of the call-offs/ allocation of work/goods is detailed in the tender documents.
The Services shall be carried out at any location within London Borough of Barking and Dagenham (LBBD) as detailed in the specification

More information


Additional text

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise.
Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender:
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once)
- Browse to the eSourcing Portal: and click the link to register
- Accept the terms and conditions and click 'continue'
- Enter your correct business and user details
- Note the username you chose and click 'Save' when complete
- You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure)
2. Express an Interest in the tender
- Login to the portal with the username/password
- Click the 'PQQs / ITTs. Open To All Suppliers' link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier)
- Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content.
- Click the 'Express Interest' button at the top of the page
- This will move the PQQ /ITT into your 'My PQQs/ My ITTs' page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only)
- You can now access any attachments by clicking 'Buyer Attachments' in the 'PQQ/ ITT Details' box
3. Responding to the tender
- Click 'My Response' under 'PQQ/ ITT Details', you can choose to 'Create Response' or to 'Decline to Respond' (please give a reason if declining)
- You can now use the 'Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification
- Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT
- There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).
- You must then submit your reply using the 'Submit Response' button at the top of the page.
If you require any further assistance, please consult the online help or contact the eTendering help desk.

About the buyer


1 Town Square
IG11 7LU


Closing: 25 October 2019