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Works - 91175-2018

01/03/2018    S42

United Kingdom-Norwich: Construction work

2018/S 042-091175

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Norfolk County Council
Postal address: Floor 3, County Hall, Martineau Lane,
Town: Norwich
NUTS code: UKH15 Not specified
Postal code: NR1 2DH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Che Metcalf
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
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Great Yarmouth Third River Crossing

Reference number: NCCT41361
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000 Construction work
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Norfolk County Council is seeking to appoint a contractor to design and build a third river crossing in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. The scheme is largely funded by the Department for Transport under its Large Local Major Schemes programme.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 75 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71322000 Engineering design services for the construction of civil engineering works
71322300 Bridge-design services
45221110 Bridge construction work
45221000 Construction work for bridges and tunnels, shafts and subways
45221111 Road bridge construction work
45221100 Construction work for bridges
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH15 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Great Yarmouth Third River Crossing Scheme will provide a third, more-southerly crossing over the River Yare, creating a new, more-direct link between the western and eastern parts of Great Yarmouth, a significant East Norfolk coastal town. Specifically it will provide a connection between the Strategic Road Network (A47) and the South Denes Business Park, Enterprise Zone, Great Yarmouth Energy Park and the Outer Harbour, all of which are located to the east of the River Yare on the South Denes peninsula.

The works include the design, construction and initial operating and maintenance of a new single-span opening bridge with a 50 m navigable clearance, carrying a dual carriageway road across the River Yare; the design and construction of the associated approach roads and junctions; and the necessary realignment of the existing highway.

The estimated value of the design and build is between 70 000 000 GBP and 75 000 000 GBP based on the current design and information available. This may be subject to change, which will be managed via the contract variation procedure with the contract.

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: 75 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 14/01/2019
End: 31/01/2026
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: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As given in the procurement documents.

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

This process will be managed electronically via the Council's e-procurement system. To participate in this process, applicants must first be registered on the system at Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at

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
Competitive dialogue
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 095-185964
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 29/03/2018
Local time: 14:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 20/04/2018
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
Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Norfolk County Council
Town: Norwich
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: Norfolk County Council
Town: Norwich
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Norfolk County Council
Town: Norwich
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: