Services - 258908-2019

04/06/2019    S106

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Research and development services and related consultancy services

2019/S 106-258908

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Highways England
Postal address: The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street
Town: Birmingham
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: B1 1RN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: James Mayer
E-mail: spatsreplacement@highwaysengland.co.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/highways-england
Address of the buyer profile: https://highways.bravosolution.co.uk/
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

SPaTS Framework Replacement, Market Engagement Event

II.1.2)Main CPV code
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Highways England is the government company responsible for maintaining and operating the major road network in England.

We are planning to hold an engagement event to brief potential suppliers on our planned replacement for our existing Specialist Professional and Technical Services (SPaTS) framework.

The event will be held on 21.6.2019 in Birmingham.

Interested suppliers are invited to register for the event by contacting spatsreplacement@highwaysengland.co.uk

A maximum of 2 attendees per organisation will be allowed.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Technical Consultancy, Engineering Advice, Research and Innovation Services

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
71300000 Engineering services
71313000 Environmental engineering consultancy services
79300000 Market and economic research; polling and statistics
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

England.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of specialist and technical research and related advisory services across a broad range of transport-related fields.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Provision of Procurement Advice Services

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79418000 Procurement consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

England.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of advice and related services across a broad range of procurement and supply chain management activities.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
27/08/2019

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

This engagement event will focus on replacing the technical services, procurement advice and post-implementation evaluation lots from the current SPaTS framework (SPaTS Lots 1, 5 and 6).

Replacements for SPaTS Lots 2, 3 and 4 (commercial services, commercial and dispute resolution and insurance advice) will be sourced separately. Communication on these topics will be provided when available.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
31/05/2019