United Kingdom-Glasgow: Construction work
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.glasgow.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00196
Section II: Object
Construction and Trades Framework Agreement
Multi lot construction and Trades framework agreement covering various lots and work packages.
Road Surfacing Works
Road Resurfacing and Re-Construction including;
Carriageway and Footway Construction and Re-Construction.
Carriageway and Footway Resurfacing (Bituminous and Concrete).
Carriageway and Footway Patching (Bituminous and Concrete).
Civil Engineering Road Works – Minor value less than 100K
Construction, Repair and Maintenance of Road and Footway Assets and associated infrastructure including;
Kerbing / Slabbing / Block Paving.
Drainage (pipes and fittings, ironwork, proprietary ironwork repair systems, catchpits, inspection chamber, culverts, drain cleaning, sump emptying and CCTV surveys.
Bus infrastructure improvements.
Earthworks / Remediation.
Signing / Lining.
Civil Engineering Road Works – Major value 100k and above
Proprietary Thin Surfacing Treatments on Carriageways and Footways
Design and application of Proprietary surface treatments to carriageways and footways Including;
Streetscape and Public Realm Works
Construction, Repair and Maintenance of natural stone high quality surfaces, street furniture and decorative items including:-.
Granite kerbs, granite setts, caithness slabs.
Stainless steel bollards, signage, seating, cycle racks, etc.
Water Sensitive Urban Design including Rain Gardens; installation of planting beds as part of the surface water drainage scheme.
Planting Areas; installation of other planting beds as part of public realm works.
Street Trees; to include all underground infrastructure to support tree to maturity.
Works may also include elements of the following:-.
Carriageway and Footway Construction and Re-Construction (Bituminous and Concrete).
Drainage (pipes and fittings, ironwork, proprietary ironwork repair systems, catchpits, inspection chamber, culverts, drain cleaning, sump emptying and CCTV surveys).
Cold milling of road surfaces including if required:-Signing of Work Area,Traffic Management.
Recycling of Planed materials.
Delivery of planed materials to nominated location.
Road & Surface Marking
Supply and lay thermoplastic road markings, road studs and associated markings including:
Lining of roads and carriageways.
Marking of other surfaces including car parks, playgrounds, sports courts and other external locations.
Removal of road and surface markings.
Anti-Skid / High Friction Surfacing
Supply and apply anti skid / high friction surfacing systems to various road and footway surfaces.
Systems to be in accordance with the Specification of Highway Works Clause 924.
Temporary Traffic Management
Supply, maintain and remove temporary traffic management layouts including:
Temporary traffic lights.
General Bridge & Structural Work – Minor value less than 100K
Construction, Refurbishment, Repairs and Maintenance of all types of structures including but not limited to bridges, footbridges, quay walls, retaining walls, structural earthworks, underpasses, tunnels, culverts.
Works can include:
Structural repair work – concrete, masonry, steelwork, scour.
Construction of proprietary footbridges.
Cleaning out expansion joints.
Greasing of metal bearings.
Removal of blockages in watercourses.
Works on substandard structures including installation and maintenance of vehicle barriers.
Cathodic protection and re-waterproofing.
Bearings and expansion joints renewal.
Parapet replacement and waterproofing.
Increasing the width or headroom of a structure.
Infilling of structures e.g. underpasses.
Upgrade or replacement of traverse beams.
Works may be required to be carried out in a marine environment on the River Clyde.
General Bridge and Structural Work – Major value greater than 100K
Mechanical and Engineering Works at Tidal Weir and Clyde Tunnel
Mechanical and Electrical engineering maintenance of Tidal Weir located across the River Clyde at a location some 100 metres upstream of Albert Bridge near to Glasgow Green.
There are three weir gates each with independent motors, gears, drive shafts, chains and winches. The gates each measure 24.38 metres (80 feet) long x 3.66 metres (12 feet) high and weight about 40 tonnes. Each gate is suspended from four roller chains which pass over two winches and have 2 x 20 tonne (approx.) counterbalance weights attached.
Mechanical and Engineering works at Clyde Tunnel including emergency repairs and Ironworks.
Road and Decorative Lighting works, electrical only
Remove/replace external lanterns and luminaries onto walls, columns other support systems.
Install/remove cabling fixed to building, walls and to external structures above the ground.
Electrical testing of external lighting installations.
Replace/remove electrical components from external lighting installations Works will require setting and removal of temporary traffic management.
Road and Decorative Lighting works, civil and electrical
All items within electrical only category.
Install/remove cabling into carriageways, footways, footpaths, grassed areas including excavation and reinstatement of various surface types.
Install/remove lighting columns and support structures for external lighting within carriageways, footways, footpaths, grassed areas Works will require setting and removal of temporary traffic management.
Seasonal and Event Lighting Works
Install/remove lighting and electrical components not intended to provide any task based lighting function.
Install/remove lighting and electrical components associated with external lighting utilised for Seasonal and Event requirements.
Works will require setting and removal of temporary traffic management.
Painting of Street Lighting Columns and ancillary equipment
Prepare and paint lighting columns, wall brackets and name plates. All units mounted on or around roads.
All construction processes to include bulk earthworks, ground formation, erosion control, geotextiles, environmental works, remediation and ground stabilisation.
Landscape Construction and Ground Maintenance
Landscape construction projects including hard and soft landscaping and broad spectrum grounds maintenance activities; lawn, meadow and verge creation, maintenance and repair, tree and shrub bed construction and maintenance to include weed control and the eradication of noxious perennials. Works may also include countryside access work (remote path construction and maintenance, drainage works and construction and maintenance of path furniture and directional/advisory signage), pond repairs, naturalisation and maintenance.
Arboricultural and Woodland works covering the full range of establishment, maintenance, protection and management operations including specialist surveys, remedial surgery works, fellings, thinnings, vegetation control and stump removal (with reinstatement of bound surfaces). The supply and planting of trees of varying sizes (whips to semi-matures) including ground preparation and drainage, herbicide control and fertilising. Also included is a Schedule Of Rates element for tree emergency call out cover for unplanned events.
All construction and maintenance processes to deliver natural and artificial surfaces for outdoor sport activities to include synthetic and grass pitches, tennis courts and multi-sports games areas.
General Fencing, Barriers and Gates
All construction processes for the supply, installation and repair of metal and timber perimeter fencing, security fencing, barriers, pedestrian and vehicle gates.
Playground Installation and Surfacing Works
All construction processes for the installation, maintenance and repair of playground equipment to include safer surfacing and all associated accommodation works.
All processes to deliver brick and stone construction and maintenance in non-heritage locations to include foundations, underbuilding, retaining and free-standing features.
Heritage Repair and Restoration — Masonry
All construction and maintenance processes, including the preparation of conservation surveys and reports, sufficient to deliver the conservation and restoration of heritage assets. Works may include natural stone structures, headstones, fountains and water features, and other monuments all of which may be listed.
Heritage Repair and Restoration — Metalwork
All construction and maintenance processes, including the preparation of conservation surveys and reports, sufficient to deliver the conservation and restoration of heritage assets. Works may include fountains and water features, bronze and other monuments and metalwork to include ornate railings/heritage fencing and gates all of which may be listed.
Engineering Works in a Marine environment
Repair/replacement of electronic key pad, Repair of magnetic plates on electronic gate, Repair/replace of gate release button, Repair switches in Electrical Distribution Box (Broomielaw).
Repair/replacement of steel entrance gates and associated fencing.
Replacement pontoon sign (sign shall be ordered by GCC).
Upper Landing Platform.
Repair switches in Electrical Distribution Box,
Replacement of water pipes, Reinsulating of water utilities (Plantation Quay).
Replacement hinge split pins (Broomielaw), Replacement chains at entrance to access bridge (Broomielaw),
Fixed Access Bridge.
Repair of overhead light fixings, Repair of overhead light water seal, Replacement of overhead light bulbs, Repair of damaged walkway light,
Repair damaged handrail, Replacement secure rivet on bridge hinge, Replace mesh infill fence panel,
Investigation of "tell-tale" plate damage.
Lower Landing Platform.
Realign of gate drop bolt, Replacement gate, Replacement bridge rubbing strips,
Replace 250mm Rolec Service Bollard, Replace 500mm Rolec Service Bollard, Repair of Electrical socket, Repair of Navigation light, Replacement lighting column glass bowl, Replacement of lighting column,
Removal and installation of replacement yellow safety ladder, Realign handrail stanchion, Replacement of cleat,
Repair of vertical structural support jaws, Repair / Replacement of black support bumper (Broomielaw),
Replacement of hardwood decking plank (Broomielaw), Replacement of GRP floor panel, Re-attach debris boom, Replacement of debris boom, Replacement of "doughnut" rubber connections, Replacement of life belt (delivery only).
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
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