Works - 422344-2017

25/10/2017    S205    - - Works - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Construction work for highways, roads

2017/S 205-422344

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Highways England
The Cube
B1 1RN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Steven Bissell
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to 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

South West Construction Works Framework Temporary Traffic Management (Lot 11B).

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

The location of works in the South West covers areas 1 & 2 of Highways England network. For further information please see contract documentation where a more defined description is provided.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 30 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one lot only
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.


South West CWF Temporary Traffic Management South

Lot No: 11B
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Supply of materials, plant and labour for the installation, maintenance and removal of temporary traffic management including temporary road markings and road studs, temporary safety barrier systems, temporary speed enforcement systems, temporary CCTV systems, management of breakdown recovery services. There will be a requirement to provide temporary traffic management services to cover emergency situations and incidents — rapid response. These activities are also required to support the delivery of technology maintenance currently provided by the SWRTMC. There will be a requirement to provide these services to cover emergency situations and incidents — rapid response. Covers the South region of South West.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 80 %
Price - Weighting: 20 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 30 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
End: 30/06/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

As stated in the Instruction for Tenderers; Annex 1 Selection Questionnaire; Annex 3 Quality Submission A; Annex 4 Quality Submission B.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

As stated in the Instruction for Tenderers; Annex 1 Selection Questionnaire; Annex 3 Quality Submission A; Annex 4 Quality Submission B.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 20/11/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 21/06/2018
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 20/11/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority will use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction. How to take part in this Tender:

1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) — visit and click the link to register — Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ — Enter your business and user details — Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete — You will shortly receive an email with your unique password.

2. Express an Interest in the tender — Login to the portal — Click the ‘PQQs/ITTs Open to All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier). Click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content. Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of this page. This will move the PQQ/ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITT's page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only). You can access any attachments by clicking the “Buyer Attachments” in the “PQQ/ITT Details box.

3. Responding to the tender — Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ITT Details’ , you can ‘Create Response’ or ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining). You can use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification. Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ITT. There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available). Submit your reply using the 'Submit Response” button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

Tender documentation for contracts over 10,000 GBP will be published on a Powered by BravoSolution eSourcing Technology single website, made available to the public. You should also be aware that if your bid is successful the resulting contract will be published. In some circumstances, limited redactions will be made to tender documentation and/or contracts before they are published in order to comply with existing law, to protect commercial interests and for the protection of national security. This procurement falls within the scope of HM Revenue and Customs’ Construction Industry Scheme. Successful Contractors may be required to fulfil the duties of the Principal Contractor under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015. The Contract Data will confirm the details of the relevant contract dates and durations. It is mandatory for new Central Government contracts, which feature characteristics involving the handling of personal data and ICT systems designed to store or process data at the OFFICIAL level of the Government Security Classifications scheme (link below), to comply with Cyber Essentials.

All potential tenderers for Central Government contracts, featuring the above characteristics, should be aware of the requirements for the appropriate level of certification. Further information:

The tenderer with the most economically advantageous tender will be required to accept the Highways England Fair Payment Charter as a condition of acceptance of their tender. The estimated range of values quoted in Section II.2.1 are per annum figures. In accordance with clauses 53 and 54 of the contract Highways England intends to work with the winning bidder to explore opportunities for further efficiencies and improvements; discussions will take place during the mobilisation period. Highways England reserve the right to invite or not invite variant bids at their sole discretion. Further information will be set out in the Tender Documents. Contract dates stated are indicative, and may be subject to change.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
See details at VI.4.3
See details at VI.4.3
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Highways England will incorporarte a minimum 10 day standstill period at the point information on award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. Appeals should be lodged in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2006 No 5) as amended.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: