Works - 452773-2020

25/09/2020    S187

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work

2020/S 187-452773

Contract notice


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
Telephone: +44 12345678
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
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
Other activity: Highways

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Technical Surveys and Testing — Pavement (Intrusive)

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45200000 Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Highways England is seeking to appoint contractors to deliver intrusive pavement surveys. Further details can be found in the Information Memorandum.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 24 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:

Yorkshire and North East (Region), North West (Region), East (Region), Midlands (Region), South East (Region), South West (Region).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Surveys including but not limited to:

• coring of pavements to determine the pavement structure, layer thicknesses and condition as well as the extent of pavement deterioration;

• trial pitting and sampling by hand or mechanically, including the location and identification of utilities and services;

• dynamic cone penetrometer (DCP);

• excavation round vehicle restraint systems (VRS) posts to check condition;

• laboratory testing of samples to determine physical properties.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 24 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 8
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

Contracts are to be awarded in each of the following geographical

Regions: Yorkshire and North East, North West, East, Midlands, South East, South West. The total value is split between all six regions evenly.

This procurement is subject to bidding restrictions and there will be award rules in place. The SQ document suite including the information memorandum provide further details.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 143-352987
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 26/10/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 11/11/2020
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

Section VI: Complementary information

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

Organisations please note that where there are existing Highways England contractual arrangements for surveys, it is expected that once these existing arrangements expire, the new contracts from this procurement will be used.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: See VI 4.3.
Town: Birmingham
Postal code: B1 1RN
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 12345678
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Highways England will incorporate 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.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: