The bulk of the grass cutting is done by an outside contractor engaged by Roade Parish Council.
The contract is reviewed every 3 years and put out to tender, the job specifications can be found below.
Reference number: 2021-01
Grass contractor from 1st April 2021 - The Ground Care Company
The Village maintenance contract for 2021 - 2024 was considered the Full Council Meeting of 8th March 2021.
Each tender response complied fully with the detailed specification of work.
Roade Parish Council received six quotes as follows (amounts quoted are for 1 year, although remain the same for the three year contract period).
As well as the tenders, interviews were conducted with three of the shortlisted companies tendering for the contract and references were obtained from neighbouring Parish Clerks.
Roade Parish Council decided to award the contract to Quote 5.
Letter sent to all contractors who have expressed an interest in tending for the contract.
Instructions and information on tendering procedures for tenderer to complete
Map showing all areas to be mowed was sent to all contractors.