Services - 423952-2020

09/09/2020    S175

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Storage services

2020/S 175-423952

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: 199 Wharfside Street
Town: Birmingham
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: B1 1RN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: julia.bennett@highwaysengland.co.uk
E-mail: julia.bennett@highwaysengland.co.uk
Telephone: +44 3004704445
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/highways-england
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:

National Strategic Salt Storage

II.1.2)Main CPV code
63121100 Storage services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

National strategic salt storage contracts for the North West, North East and Southern England.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34927100 Road salt
45261400 Sheeting work
60100000 Road transport services
71632000 Technical testing services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Highways England is responsible for managing the national salt reserve on behalf of the Department for Transport.

Under the current arrangement Highways England stores the salt at five locations around England: Ellesmere, Garston, North Killingholme, Sharpness and Ridham sites. In the event of a prolonged and severe winter this salt would be made available to local highway authorities.

The subject of this procurement is the storage arrangements, stockpile management and sheeting/supply/maintenance, within the North West, North East and Southern areas of England.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
05/10/2020

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: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Highways England intends to hold a supplier webinar event in relation to this contract in late September/early November.

Interested suppliers are encouraged to register their interest for this event via email to Julia.bennett@highwaysengland.co.uk where further instructions will follow in due course.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/09/2020