For Sale By Tender

A VALUABLE PARCEL OF STANDING TIMBER COMPRISED OF AN ESTIMATED 489 cubic metres over bark of Sitka Spruce.

Situated at Derlwyn, Cynwyl Elfed, Carmarthenshire. SA33 6TY.

Description: The parcel is p1995 Sitka spruce, with a smaller area of p1991 Sitka Spruce, well stocked and ready for first thinning. The stands are to be line thinned, removing one row in every five, no thinning of the remaining matrix. The stand will produce a high proportion of fencing material. The larger p1991 area is flat to gently sloping and mechanised working will be possible throughout. The 1991 Parcel is sloping but accessible form the forest road. The plantation is easy to access with timber lorries and both stands contain existing access tracks for extraction of timber.

Compartment                      Species                        Nos/trees                 DBH(cm)                       Vol/tree (cu.m)                     Volume (cu.m)
Cpt 2d                                Sitka Spruce                        334                            19                                        0.26                                             87
Cpt 1f                                  Sitka Spruce                        2092                          18                                        0.19                                              402
Total                                                                                                                                                                                                                             489

The estimates given above of the numbers, sizes and volumes of the trees are given without warranty of any sort as to their accuracy. Persons offering for the timber must satisfy themselves as to the exact size and nature of the trees offered for sale.

Inspection May be undertaken at any reasonable time. Please take a copy of these particulars with you The access road leading into the woodland is at SN363276. The code to the access gate is 7041. The tracks marked red on the sale map are suitable for access by vehicle. The access tracks marked blue on the sale map are not suitable for vehicles.

Extraction: The timber is to be extracted along the route marked red on the attached plan.

Wayleaves: There are no telephones lines crossing the site.

Basis of the Sale: The timber is offered for sale on a volume basis per cubic metre over bark and Offers should be priced accordingly. The contract sets out the system for measurement as follows: “The method of measurement of the timber will normally be that agreed with the Recipient of the felled timber and used on the relevant delivery notes. Where the quantity of timber is described by weight, or by volume, this unit of measurement will be the cubic metre with one metric tonne
being deemed equivalent to one cubic metre by volume, providing always that measurement of the timber takes place within six weeks of felling. Where measurement is made over six weeks from felling, by the piece, or by any other agreed system the weight/volume conversion factor, the
average volume of each piece or other agreed measurement will be determined by reference to Forestry Commission Booklet 39 and the appropriate tables therein.”

Contract Period: 1st April 2023 to 30th September 2023
Contract Terms: A copy of the Contract terms is available for inspection by request. This timber is offered for sale subject to contract and all persons offering will have been deemed to have satisfied themselves as to the Contract terms beforehand.

Please ensure that all clothing and footwear is clean to avoid the transfer of disease.

Date for Offers: All offers should be submitted to the Vendor’s Agent by NOON on 9th March 2023.

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