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Title: Ecological Survey in relation to the Cynefin Green Health Hub
OCID: ocds-kuma6s-136827
Published by: University of Wales Trinity Saint David
Authority ID: AA0343
Publication Date: 30/11/2023
Deadline Date: 15/12/2023
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: Yes
Has SPD: No
Abstract: Cynefin is an area of farmland on the edge of Carmarthen town comprising a variety of different areas/habitats including a small woodland, large river-side field/flood plain (river Towy) and an uncultivated field. It is approx. 8 acres in total.
The Cynefin site is on the Llansteffan Road opposite Rhyd-y-Gors school, Johnstown. It consists of 5 complimentary areas:
A small woodland campfire
A large salt marsh field adjacent to the river Towy
Enclosed ‘garden’ at Alton House
Large wild meadow area for planting and re-wilding, with well-established willow structures
Mountain bike skills track
UWTSD has been successfully awarded money from the Shared Prosperity Fund under the community section. In taking this award forward UWTSD will support and elevate community mental health and wellbeing, by delivering a variety of engaging activities and innovative interventions through development of a Green Health and Wellbeing Hub at our Cynefin Centre. Working in partnership with Coed Lleol.
Small Woods Wales and involving other local organisations including Hywel Dda HealthBoard, Natural Resources Wales and Carmarthenshire County Council, the project will utilise and develop the natural green spaces at the site to enhance the health and wellbeing of a range of beneficiaries. The project will have additional impact by making the site more accessible to the community and visitors.
To develop a green health community hub that supports the mental and physical wellbeing of a range of different organisations, groups and individuals in the Carmarthen area.
A key objective is to enhance the Cynefin area/ eco system and requires a professional ecology survey of the area to the undertaken.
The following 5 objectives will frame project development:
to create a local nature/outdoor space to improve health and wellbeing activities that meets the needs of local people and groups and is accessible during the week (at specified times) at weekends, evenings and holiday periods.
to liaise with local groups, schools and organisations to develop sustainable green-health projects bespoke to specific group needs
to work closely with established charities, community groups and social prescribing teams to increase green health participation with hard to reach and marginalised groups
to undertake research to inform the development of future Green Health & Wellbeing Hubs
to establish closer links between UWTSD, its One Health partners and the local community
Scope of works
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is seeking to appoint suitably qualified and experienced provider, to conduct an ecological survey.
Process The project implementation and progress against outcomes.
Impact The achievements against objectives, assessment of broader outcomes and impacts of the project, unintended consequences, next steps.
The field study ecological assessment to begin after the 1st April 2024 and the report to be completed by 31st May. The Survey will be need to focus on three areas
Part 1
A full ecological assessment of the overall site (8 acres approximately) to include the different areas/habitats/ eco systems at Cynefin and identify existing biodiversity.
Part 2
An ecology focused site management plan for the adjacent/different areas that further promotes the biodiversity of the site alongside its sustainable recreational/educational use.
Part 3
Recommendations for sustainable recreational / educational use.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Carmarthen Campus,

Carmarthen

SA31 3EP

UK

Heidi Davies

+44 1267676767


http://www.tsd.ac.uk
https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/
https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Carmarthen Campus,

Carmarthen

SA31 3EP

UK


+44 1267676767


http://www.tsd.ac.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Carmarthen Campus,

Carmarthen

SA31 3EP

UK


+44 1267676767


http://www.tsd.ac.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Ecological Survey in relation to the Cynefin Green Health Hub

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

Cynefin is an area of farmland on the edge of Carmarthen town comprising a variety of different areas/habitats including a small woodland, large river-side field/flood plain (river Towy) and an uncultivated field. It is approx. 8 acres in total.

The Cynefin site is on the Llansteffan Road opposite Rhyd-y-Gors school, Johnstown. It consists of 5 complimentary areas:

A small woodland campfire

A large salt marsh field adjacent to the river Towy

Enclosed ‘garden’ at Alton House

Large wild meadow area for planting and re-wilding, with well-established willow structures

Mountain bike skills track

UWTSD has been successfully awarded money from the Shared Prosperity Fund under the community section. In taking this award forward UWTSD will support and elevate community mental health and wellbeing, by delivering a variety of engaging activities and innovative interventions through development of a Green Health and Wellbeing Hub at our Cynefin Centre. Working in partnership with Coed Lleol.

Small Woods Wales and involving other local organisations including Hywel Dda HealthBoard, Natural Resources Wales and Carmarthenshire County Council, the project will utilise and develop the natural green spaces at the site to enhance the health and wellbeing of a range of beneficiaries. The project will have additional impact by making the site more accessible to the community and visitors.

To develop a green health community hub that supports the mental and physical wellbeing of a range of different organisations, groups and individuals in the Carmarthen area.

A key objective is to enhance the Cynefin area/ eco system and requires a professional ecology survey of the area to the undertaken.

The following 5 objectives will frame project development:

to create a local nature/outdoor space to improve health and wellbeing activities that meets the needs of local people and groups and is accessible during the week (at specified times) at weekends, evenings and holiday periods.

to liaise with local groups, schools and organisations to develop sustainable green-health projects bespoke to specific group needs

to work closely with established charities, community groups and social prescribing teams to increase green health participation with hard to reach and marginalised groups

to undertake research to inform the development of future Green Health & Wellbeing Hubs

to establish closer links between UWTSD, its One Health partners and the local community

Scope of works

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David is seeking to appoint suitably qualified and experienced provider, to conduct an ecological survey.

Process The project implementation and progress against outcomes.

Impact The achievements against objectives, assessment of broader outcomes and impacts of the project, unintended consequences, next steps.

The field study ecological assessment to begin after the 1st April 2024 and the report to be completed by 31st May. The Survey will be need to focus on three areas

Part 1

A full ecological assessment of the overall site (8 acres approximately) to include the different areas/habitats/ eco systems at Cynefin and identify existing biodiversity.

Part 2

An ecology focused site management plan for the adjacent/different areas that further promotes the biodiversity of the site alongside its sustainable recreational/educational use.

Part 3

Recommendations for sustainable recreational / educational use.

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2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
77000000 Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services
90700000 Environmental services
1014 South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

UWTSD2324/203

4.3

Time Limits

Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
    15-12-2023  Time  12:00

Estimated award date
 18-12-2023

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(WA Ref:136827)

5.2

Additional Documentation

UWTSD2324.203. Document 1 - Tender Information and Instructions
UWTSD2324.203 Documnet 2 Specification

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 30-11-2023

Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
04/12/2023 18:33ADDED FILE: Document 3 - Terms and Conditions

Document 3 - Terms and Conditions
07/12/2023 10:34ADDED FILE: Cynefin Land Ownership Use

Cynefin Land Ownership Use
07/12/2023 10:34ADDED FILE: Cynefin Location Plan

Cynefin Location Plan
Main Contact: N/a
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
77000000Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural servicesAgriculture and Food
90700000Environmental servicesSewage, refuse, cleaning and environmental services
73000000Research and development services and related consultancy servicesResearch and Development

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1014South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)

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30/11/2023 UWTSD2324.203. Document 1 - Tender Information and Instructions Documnet 1 Instructions206.08 KB5
30/11/2023 UWTSD2324.203 Documnet 2 Specification Document 2 Specification198.57 KB5
04/12/2023 UWTSD2324.203. Document 3 - Terms and Conditions Document 3 - Terms and Conditions206.76 KB7
07/12/2023 Cynefin Land Ownership Use Cynefin Land Ownership Use420.57 KB2
07/12/2023 Cynefin Location Plan Cynefin Location Plan472.81 KB3

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