United Kingdom-Gloucester: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.gloucestershire.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.gloucestershire.gov.uk
Section II: Object
Gloucestershire Highways Professional Services Contract
Gloucestershire County Council is tendering for a supplier(s) to deliver professional highways consultancy services (services) in relation to development proposals for all relevant client’s schemes, including but not limited to dealing with Client’s and/or local planning authorities, highways authorities and other Consultees, as more fully described within the scope.
To deliver its highways schemes client requires the services of an external consultant possessing specialist technical skill to supplement and support client’s in-house teams and the clients other providers.
The Council's vision for the successful delivery of the service are to deliver on the following 3 core values of the client as set out in the Council's corporate vision and values:
— living within our means,
— doing the right things,
— helping communities to help themselves.
The Council will expect the successful to supplier to support the Council in delivering this vision through the delivery of the contract.
We are looking for a good service with a focus on self-delivery (or sub-contract arrangements which provide similar benefits to the client). A partnering arrangement with staff co-located and co-mingled and joint ownership of day to day operations at management and team leader level. IT systems and on-site serviced office accommodation at Shire Hall and regional Depots will be provided by the client. Further details are provided in the procurement documents.
We are following a 2 stage process using the competitive procedure with negotiation. Contract form will be the NEC4 Term Service Contract as amended in accordance with the procurement documents.
The contract is valued between 18 000 000 GBP and 35 000 000 GBP. This contract value range is based on predicted budgets over both the initial term and optional terms of the contract. The values also include contingency to account for inflation, potential one-off funding bids, DfT awards and other unknown possible increases in funding over the total potential contracted periods.
In addition to this professional services contract, we have recently procured separate contracts for a structural maintenance partner and for a term maintenance partner. All 3 contracts will be managed by Gloucestershire County Council under the Gloucestershire Highways branding. Each supplier will be expected to work with the other suppliers and the Council in an open and collaborative manner in order to achieve the Council's objectives.
A 6 year term with the option of 2 x 2 year extensions, to a total of 10 years. The award of options is subject to satisfactory contractor performance and the Authority's usual governance process. Full details are set out in the conditions of contract.
Section IV: Procedure
Section V: Award of contract
Section VI: Complementary information