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Works - 366132-2018

22/08/2018    S160

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Construction work

2018/S 160-366132

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


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
Postal code: B1 1RN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Sonia Kaur
Internet address(es):
Main address:
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

Routes to Market – Smart Motorways Alliance — Supplier Engagement Outputs Report and Additional Supplier Information

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000 Construction work
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Following a market engagement exercise in July 2018, Highways England has prepared a supplier engagement outputs report to provide a summary of the feedback obtained from the face to face engagement event held in July 2018 and the written responses received from suppliers.

Following consideration of the valuable feedback received, we would like to brief potential suppliers also on the latest position in regards to our commercial model and thinking. The developed model has been developed further since the engagement exercise.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71300000 Engineering services
71311000 Civil engineering consultancy services
71312000 Structural engineering consultancy services
71322000 Engineering design services for the construction of civil engineering works
71500000 Construction-related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In July 2018 Highways England held a Market Engagement Event in London to brief suppliers on our latest thinking for a new procurement vehicle to deliver our Smart Motorways Programme (SMP). We also welcomed written responses and took into account feedback from the event and these responses to create the following outputs report which can be found at the following web link:

Please also see the additional information document at the following weblink:

This document describes the updated approach to Budget Setting and Incentivisation previously presented during the Supplier Engagement exercise in July 2018. The information contained within this document has considered feedback from previous market engagement to improve the model and aims to provide further detail regarding these 2 elements of the Smart Motorways Alliance commercial model.

This document reflects most recent developments within the Smart Motorways Alliance (SMA) and Routes to Market procurement solution. Further information will be available during the official procurement stages.

HE are seeking feedback from participants on the updated commercial arrangements for the Smart Motorways Alliance outlined in this document, specifically any key matters that would influence the participants appetite to tender or impact the structure of their future tender submission.

Please send feedback by Wednesday 5 September to the following email address:

Should potential suppliers have any difficulty in accessing the Engagement Pack they should contact the address.

II.2.14)Additional information

This PIN is not a call for competition and is not published to reduce time limits for receipt of tenders. The RtM procurement(s) will be launched in due course by the publication of a Contract Notice(s). Not downloading or reading the Engagement Outputs Report and the additional information document shall not prevent any supplier from participating in any of the procurements.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

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:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: