Contractor OpportunitiesThe Trust is a dynamic and aspirational organisation at the forefront of environmental thinking and practical conservation in the UK today
Westcountry Rivers Trust has a number of big projects that may need the services of external contractors. Our aim is to recruit locally and employ companies that have a strong ecological ethos.
Contract Opportunity for Fish Passage Assessment and Design Camel and Fowey Catchments, Cornwall
Through the Water for Growth Project the Westcountry Rivers Trust will seek to improve stocks of migratory fish such as salmon and seatrout in the rivers Camel and Fowey.
Funded by the European Union Structural Development Fund and in partnership with the Environment Agency, Natural England, South West Water, we will look to improve upstream and downstream fish passage, improve in river and bankside habitat, improve spawning habitats with the aim to increase numbers of juvenile salmon and seatrout.
The project is about improving Cornwall’s ‘natural capital’ (the rivers and their associated plants and animals) and in return encourage and facilitate a responsible and sustainable exploitation of this natural capital in the form of angling.
We are seeking contractors to work on a Framework Contract basis to provide fish passage assessments and the design of fish passage improvements from concept design through to technical design. The work comprises a number of identified sites, selected contractors will work in close liaison with WRT.
WRT are under an obligation to ensure compliance with EU principles of transparency, equality and non-discrimination, as such WRT is conducting a formal open tender process in which all bidders will be treated equally, with no discrimination and through a transparent process.
Set out below are the Tender Documents:
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