The bulk of the Grass Cutting and Hedge cutting is is done by an outside contractor engaged by Deanshanger Parish Council (DPC).
The contract is reviewed every 3 years and put out to tender, the job specifications can be found below.
Current Contractor CGM Ltd
The village maintenance contract for 2020- 2022 was considered at the Full Council Meeting in January 2020.
Each tender response complied fully with the detailed specification of work and the timescales for each activity.
DPC received 4 quotes as follows (amounts quoted are for 1 year):
As well as the tenders, references were obtained for all contractors from neighbouring Parish Clerks.
After a lengthy debate, DPC went with Quote 3 which was a difference of £11,384 per year against the next lowest quote.
Grass Cutting, Invitation to tender (PDF, 108 Kb)
Letter sent to all contractors who have expressed an interest in tendering for the contract
Grass Cutting, Tender document 1 (PDF, 168 Kb)
INSTRUCTIONS AND INFORMATION ON TENDERING PROCEDURES
Grass Cutting, Tender document 3 (PDF, 1.2 Mb)
Grass Cutting, Tender document 3a (PDF, 1.1 Mb)
Grass Cutting, Tender document 3b (PDF, 1.3 Mb)
Grass Cutting, Tender document 3c (PDF, 1.3 Mb)
Grass Cutting, Tender document 4 (PDF, 114 Kb)
DECLARATION & INFORMATION TO BE PROVIDED BY TENDERER