Services - 366948-2014

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28/10/2014    S207

United Kingdom-Bristol: Highways engineering services

2014/S 207-366948

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Bristol City Council
Postal address: City Hall, College Green
Town: Bristol
Postal code: BS1 5TR
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Strategic Commissioning and Procurement Services
For the attention of: Mr J. Thompson
Telephone: +44 1173525565
Fax: +44 1179037463

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
Public order and safety
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Official name: South Gloucestershire Council
Postal address: Department for Environment & Community Services, PO Box 199, Street Care, Civic Centre
Town: Kingswood
Postal code: BS15 0DR
Country: United Kingdom

Official name: North Somerset Council
Postal address: Town Hall, Walliscote Grove Road
Town: Weston Super Mare
Postal code: BS23 1UJ
Country: United Kingdom

Official name: Bath & North East Somerset Council
Postal address: The Guild Hall, High Street
Town: Bath
Postal code: BA1 5AW
Country: United Kingdom

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Professional Services Contract.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services


II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Bristol City Council on behalf of the West of England Partnership is seeking a single multi-disciplinary organisation that can provide a full and wide range of transport consultancy services for four years consisting of large number of small project that will need to be completed in a short period of time. The services required; transport studies, transport data collection, travel planning and Smarter Choices, project management and scheme implementation, transport development, public consultation, public inquiries, transport policy, passenger transport, traffic management services, road safety audits, traffic signal engineering services, highway improvement work, development services, street lighting design, structural engineering support services, asset management, highway maintenance, drainage design, legislative and technical advice and other transport related services. The average spend over the four local authorities last year was 1 500 000 GBP which comprised of a significant number of commission which a fee value between 20 000 to 50 000 GBP. Very few single projects had a fee value greater than 100 000 GBP. However, there is no guarantee that future volume and size of projects will be the same as previous years' work. Further details will be available at the Supplier Event and when the Council issues an OJEU Contract Notice during December 2014/January 2015.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 000 000 and 7 500 000 GBP


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71311220 Highways engineering services, 71300000 Engineering services, 71310000 Consultative engineering and construction services, 71311000 Civil engineering consultancy services, 71311100 Civil engineering support services, 71312000 Structural engineering consultancy services, 71313000 Environmental engineering consultancy services, 71318000 Advisory and consultative engineering services, 71320000 Engineering design services, 71322000 Engineering design services for the construction of civil engineering works, 71322100 Quantity surveying services for civil engineering works, 71322500 Engineering-design services for traffic installations, 71330000 Miscellaneous engineering services, 71335000 Engineering studies, 71336000 Engineering support services, 71631400 Technical inspection services of engineering structures

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

A Suppliers Event will be held on Friday 14.11.2914 at The Pavilion, No. 1 Hannover Quay, Bristol, BS1 5JE. Registration will commence at 9:30 for a 10:00 start. The session will take place between 10:00 and 13:00, and will include an introduction to the project, an explanation of the type of professional services required by the four local authorities, the procurement process, and an opportunity for consultants to ask questions. Places will be strictly limited to two persons per organisation. To register your interest in attending the Suppliers Event please contact Mrs Jo Evans by 16:00 Wednesday 12.11.2014 at: Corporate Commissioning and Procurement Service, 5th Floor, B Bond, Smeaton Road, Bristol. Telephone: +44 1173525176, or e-mail

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:
Information will be provided in the Invitation to Tender and supporting documents.
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:
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GO Reference: GO-20141023-PRO-6110878
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: