Currently on CairnGorm…

The remains of the Coire na Ciste and West Wall Chairlift lie smashed up in the roped off Coire na Ciste Carpark on CairnGorm, following the HIE funded breakup work by McGowan Ltd. Today’s post on Parks Watch Scotland looks at some of the issues around the procurement of this contract.

A ‘Quick Quote’ system was used for the contract to remove the chairlifts, Park’s Watch comments that:

The explanation for its use may be that HIE was very aware of the Save the Ciste Group’s proposals to re-instate skiing in Coire na Ciste and the Quick Quote process allowed it to get rid of the re-usable elements of the lift infrastructure as quickly as possibly.

Read the full article: Parks Watch Scotland


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