United Kingdom-Durham: Engineering works and construction works
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.durham.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.nepo.org
Section II: Object
Framework Agreement for Civil Engineering Work from 50 000 up to 500 000
This procurement exercise is for the implementation of a Framework Agreement for the delivery of Civil Engineering Works valued 50 000 GBP and 500 000 GBP on behalf of Durham County Council. The main users of the Framework Agreement will be technical services, highway services department however the framework will be available for use by all service areas of Durham County Council. Although predominately funded through Council capital funds some projects maybe funded by external sources which may include Heritage Lottery Funds, European Regional Development Funds, Local Enterprise Partnership Funds and central Government organisations.
The service carries out civil engineering works directly on the highway for the County Council under the Highway Capital and Revenue maintenance budgets, schemes via Traffic and Community Engagement team for County Council Members and for Strategic Transport. These works include:
— road and footpath repair and reinstatement works,
— new highway construction schemes,
— construction of footpaths and cycleways,
— construction of roundabouts on existing highways,
— alterations, signalling or widening of existing highways,
— road safety engineering schemes,
— road markings,
— road surfacing,
— vehicle restraints systems,
— public realm regeneration schemes,
— construction of car parks,
— flood alleviation and drainage schemes,
— bridges and structural works,
— maintenance of and installation of new street lighting,
— inspection of and repair to highways and street lighting,
— winter maintenance and snow clearing.
The Authority intends to enter into a Framework Agreement and contract with a maximum of 6 successful contractors for a maximum period of up to 48 months (on a 2 year + 2 year extension), although call-off contracts may extend beyond that period.
Some Projects procured under the Framework may be funded by Council Capital funds or external funding agencies including Heritage Lottery Funds, European Regional Development Funds and Local Enterprise Partnership Funds or a combination of several funding bodies.
Contract Notice documentation is available via the Council's E Tendering System. Organisations can register electronically for the documents via http://www.nepo.org
Then access the view opportunities area, current opportunities, select Durham and input — DN395621 into the keyword area.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Providers may be asked to actively participate in the achievement of social policy objectives. Accordingly, contract conditions may relate in particular to social considerations. If relevant, further details will be set out in the tender documents.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
All dates, timescales and values set out in this notice are estimates only and so subject to change during the tender process, if required.
Internet address: www.judiciary.gov.uk