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UK-Telford: Highway maintenance work.
Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Telford & Wrekin Council
Addenbrooke House, Ironmasters Way, Telford, TF3 4NT, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1952384788, Email:
Contact: Bobbie Hill
Main Address:, Address of the buyer profile:
NUTS Code: UKG21
I.2) Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
I.3) Communication
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 sent to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: Not provided
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
II.1.1) Title: Telford & Wrekin Highways Services Contract 2019
Reference Number: HSC 19
II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
45233139 - Highway maintenance work.

II.1.3) Type of contract: WORKS
II.1.4) Short description: The contracting authority, Telford & Wrekin Council (the ¿Council¿) is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced organisations to enter into a contract for the provision of reactive routine and planned highways maintenance to the Affected Property as defined in the Contract . The full scope of the services covered under the Contract is further detailed in Section II.2 below, in the CPV codes and is described in more detail in the Council¿s descriptive document available to applicants wishing to express interest in the Contract via the portal identified above.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT: 220,000,000
Currency: GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
45233000 - Construction, foundation and surface works for highways, roads.
45233100 - Construction work for highways, roads.
45233120 - Road construction works.
45233121 - Main road construction works.
45233123 - Secondary road construction work.
45233125 - Road junction construction work.
45233127 - T-junction construction work.
45233128 - Roundabout construction work.
45233129 - Crossroad construction work.
45233130 - Construction work for highways.
45233140 - Roadworks.
45233142 - Road-repair works.
45233150 - Traffic-calming works.
45233160 - Paths and other metalled surfaces.
45233161 - Footpath construction work.
45233162 - Cycle path construction work.
45233200 - Various surface works.
45233210 - Surface work for highways.
45233220 - Surface work for roads.
45233221 - Road-surface painting work.
45233222 - Paving and asphalting works.
45233223 - Carriageway resurfacing works.
45233225 - Single carriageway construction work.
45233226 - Access road construction work.
45233228 - Surface coating construction work.
45233229 - Verge maintenance work.
45233250 - Surfacing work except for roads.
45233251 - Resurfacing works.
45233252 - Surface work for streets.
45233253 - Surface work for footpaths.
45233260 - Pedestrian ways construction work.
45233261 - Pedestrian overpass construction work.
45233262 - Pedestrian zone construction work.
45233270 - Parking-lot-surface painting work.
45233280 - Erection of road-barriers.
45233290 - Installation of road signs.
45233291 - Installation of bollards.
45233292 - Installation of safety equipment.
45233293 - Installation of street furniture.
45233300 - Foundation work for highways, roads, streets and footpaths.
50230000 - Repair, maintenance and associated services related to roads and other equipment.
45111240 - Ground-drainage work.
45221111 - Road bridge construction work.
45232450 - Drainage construction works.
90620000 - Snow-clearing services.
90630000 - Ice-clearing services.
90610000 - Street-cleaning and sweeping services.
90640000 - Gully cleaning and emptying services.
90641000 - Gully cleaning services.
90642000 - Gully emptying services.
45233141 - Road-maintenance works.
71631480 - Road inspection services.
79415200 - Design consultancy services.

II.2.3) Place of performance:
UKG21 Telford and Wrekin

II.2.4) Description of procurement: The service is for the provision of reactive, routine and planned maintenance of highways including carriageways, footways, structures, drainage including gully emptying, traffic signs and bollards, barriers, road markings, other highway capital works, highway emergency response, temporary traffic management and winter service to the Affected Property as set out in the draft contract documentation.

The management and provision of the service comprises of two core elements:

¿Core Revenue Maintenance ¿This includes minor repairs (including carriageway and footway patching and repairs to other highway assets, routine maintenance including drainage cleansing and small patching and joint sealing), reactive structural repairs, winter maintenance (including provision of gritters, and suitable equipment to salt town centre footways, cycleways and some bridges and salt bin provision), emergency response (during normal working hours and out of hours) and severe weather events.

¿Core Capital Maintenance ¿ This includes capital carriageway maintenance (including surface dressing, resurfacing and other surface treatments), footway maintenance (including surfacing treatments and paviour and brick paving maintenance), structures maintenance, drainage maintenance and traffic and road safety schemes (including non-illuminated traffic signs, bollard and road markings) and other minor highway improvements.

The Council wishes to identify a service partner who will bring continuous innovation and year on year efficiencies throughout the contract period, with the flexibility to provide other highway services and functions as set out in the descriptive document, such as (but not limited to) top up highway design services and Parish Lengthsman schemes. These optional services will be at the option of the Council depending on funding and other matters. The Council may also use the contract on a de minimis basis to instruct work of the type within the core services on behalf of third parties such as Parish Council and developers. Full details of the services required by the Council including any optional services that may be required during the contract period are set out in the descriptive document available to view at the portal identified above. The contract value given above at II.1.5 includes the potential extension period, and an estimate of what optional services might also be instructed over the maximum 14 year term. The Council is taking a long-term highways asset management approach to gain shared efficiencies and deliver savings.

Depot: a depot is available to lease for the successful contractor at no cost. Further details are in the descriptive document available to applicants wishing to express interest in the Contract via the portal identified above
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: 220,000,000
Currency: GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
Duration in months: 168
This contract is subject to renewal: Yes
Description of renewals: See II.2.11 information about options
II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
Envisaged minimum number: 3
/ Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As set out in the information provided with the Selection Questionnaire available to view at the portal identified above.

The contracting authority reserves the right to reduce the number of bidders at successive stages by the application of the award
II.2.10) Information about variants:
Variants will be accepted: No
II.2.11) Information about options:
Options: Yes
Description of options: The Contract will be for an initial contract period of 7 years ending at midnight at the end of 31 March 2026 with the option exercisable by the Council to extend for a period or periods in aggregate of up to 7 years, with a maximum contract period of 14 years. The exercise of the option to extend by the Council is subject to the performance of the Services by the Service Provider to the Council¿s satisfaction in the initial contract period.
II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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
Identification of the project: Not provided
II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided

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
List and brief description of conditions:
Not Provided
III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)
The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No
The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions
See draft contract documentation available on the portal identified
III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract: No

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1) Type of procedure:Competitive dialogue

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO
In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided
IV.1.4) Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue: Yes.

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
An electronic auction will be used: No
Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
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 55 - 100864
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 04/12/2017 Time: 12:00
IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: 12/01/2018
IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted: English,
IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender: Not Provided

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: No
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used No
Electronic invoicing will be accepted No
Electronic payment will be used No
VI.3) Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body:
High Court of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice, Strand, London, WC2A 2LL, United Kingdom
Internet address:
VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 a standstill period of a minimum of 10 calendar days will be applied starting from the date when the award decision is dispatched to Bidders. This period allows unsuccessful Bidders to consider the decision and highlight any errors in the award process. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought generally within 30 days from the date of notification of the award decision.
VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 02/11/2017

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