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Works - 251481-2015

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18/07/2015    S137    Works - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Jarrow: Engineering works and construction works

2015/S 137-251481

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: South Tyneside Council
Postal address: Corporate Procurement Service, Hawthorne House
Town: Jarrow
Postal code: NE32 3DP
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Mr Kevin Graham

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Further information can be obtained from:
Official name: South Tyneside Council
Postal address: Corporate Procurement Service, Hawthorne House
Town: Jarrow
Postal code: NE32 3DP
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Mr Kevin Graham
Internet address:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.A: Object of the contract (Works)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Highways Engineering Single Contractor Framework.
II.2)Type of contract and location of works
Main site or location of works: South Tyneside.
II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: yes
II.4)Short description of nature and scope of works
In anticipation of successful funding applications for major road improvement schemes, South Tyneside Council, wishes to establish a single supplier contractor framework.
Although no guarantees can be provided, the value of works to be placed via the framework is anticipated to be in the range 15 000 000-20 000 000 GBP. Over the next 3-4 years there could be up to 4 schemes consisting of major junction and highway improvements. Each project may incorporate elements of new carriageway and footpath construction, local and major drainage works, utility diversions, retaining structures and other ancillary works.
Market Engagement: We would like to consult with potential providers of these works regarding this future procurement. Please note that participation in this consultation or registration of interest will not give any advantage in this procurement opportunity, but is purely an opportunity to potentially shape the requirements. We will consult with all interested parties to get views and comments on the planned approach to market. Your responses will help to inform the procurement. We are sorry but we cannot guarantee that all views expressed will be taken into account. The consultation will consist of the completion of a Supplier Engagement Questionnaire (SEQ). If not already registered, you must register as a supplier on the NEPO ProContract system to access the SEQ via the following link —
The contract reference is 9XYE-Z8BRI1
We urge Suppliers to be proactive and register on ProContract at the earliest convenience. Suppliers are not required to wait until the OJEU advert is published to register on ProContract.
The framework is for use by South Tyneside Council and any other body wholly owned or controlled by the Council together with any member of NEPO
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 5 000 000 and 25 000 000 GBP
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures and duration of the contract
Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 1.1.2016
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.8)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: