University Disclosure Log

Date received Date due Date completed Information asked for Notes
7 August 20175 September 20176 September 2017Freedom of information request re: Arboriculture/tree surgery contracts and expenditure.
Idverde provides Arboriculture and tree surgery services to public and private sector organisations. We are creating a database of future tendering opportunities and we therefore request the following information.

1) If the university has let one or more contracts for Arboriculture/tree surgery, we request, for each contract
(a) The name of the successful contractor
(b) The value at which the contract was let
(c) The term of the contract, including any option to extend

2) If the university has procured Arboriculture/tree surgery services within a wider multi service contract, then please provide details of
(a) The service provider
(b) which services are included in the contract and
(c) The approximate value of the Arboriculture/tree surgery packages

3) If the university delivers Arboriculture/tree surgery services through an in-house workforce, or pays on an ad hoc basis as required, then please inform us of
(a) The approximate annual expenditure/budget for Arboriculture/tree surgery services for the most recent financial year available.

The above information is requested in order for us to ocus our resources appropriately and to prepare good value tenders.
Please find below responses to your request.
1)
(a) Jeremy Lawton Arboriculture Services
(b) #995 exluding VAT
(c) Not applicable. Annual Service

2) Not Applicable

3) (a) It is estimated that 10 working days of tree surgery services were completed by our in-house ground maintenance team, costing c. #1,500 per annum.