Highways England Procurement

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Buyer summary

Over the past 11 months, Highways England* has publised more than 1000 public procurement notices. Of these, 112 are tenders and 823 are awards. There are 714 unique titles.

The following chart shows contract value against the date of publication.

(Scatter chart with 1000 data points.)
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Operating locations

296 identifiable addresss were found. The main buyer location is Birmingham in region West Midlands. From published data, 10% of Highways England's suppliers belong to the same region.

(UK geochart with 17 buyer locations and 279 supplier locations.)

Buyer locations:

  • Birmingham - 698
  • Bristol - 95
  • Nottinghamshire - 68
  • Almondsbury - 34
  • Darlington - 27
  • Guildford - 25
  • Leeds - 22
  • Bedford - 14
  • Warrington - 11
  • London - 5
  • Dorking - 1

Suppliers per region:

  • South East - 61
  • London - 47
  • West Midlands - 29
  • South West - 26
  • Yorkshire and The Humber - 23
  • East of England - 21
  • East Midlands - 21
  • North West - 15
  • North East - 11
  • Wales - 7
  • Scotland - 5
  • None - 2
  • England - 2
  • Nebraska - 1
  • Occitania - 1
  • British Columbia - 1
  • Utah - 1
  • East - 1
  • Northern Ireland - 1
  • Queensland - 1
  • Munster - 1
  • Capital Region of Denmark - 1
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Procurement categories

Highways England contracts contain the the following procurement categories. The table prioritises categories by volume of notices published.

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Popular suppliers

Below is a summary of contract awards per supplier. The table is restricted to suppliers who have also served other buyers.

Supplier name Region Unique awards Max. single award
CONSTRUCTION
Kier Highways East of England 2 £599M
Ringway Infrastructure Services South East 2 £252M
Balfour Beatty London 1 £15M
Interserve Construction West Midlands 1 £13M
Perfect Circle East Midlands 4 £11M
Herbert T Forrest North West 1 £9M
Dyer & Butler South East 1 £4M
Geoffrey Osborne South East 4 £4M
South West Highways South West 1 £3M
AECOM East of England 2 £3M
R&W Civil Engineering South East 2 £2M
Colas South East 2 £1M
WDM South West 6 £1M
HW Martin East Midlands 1 £1M
Amey OW South East 2 £995K
Laing Orourke Construction South East 1 £985K
Costain South East 1 £978K
Bam Nuttall South East 1 £871K
Costain North West 1 £794K
FM Conway South East 4 £740K
Ground Control East of England 2 £484K
Pavement Testing Services North West 5 £440K
Tarmac North East 1 £299K
TRANSPORT
Ground Control East of England 4 £340M
Volkerlaser West Midlands 4 £340M
Colas North East 2 £340M
Ainsty Timber Marketing Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £340M
HW Martin Traffic Management West Midlands 1 £340M
Tarmac West Midlands 1 £17M
Costain Its South West 2 £6M
HW Martin East Midlands 1 £5M
HW Martin Traffic Management East Midlands 1 £5M
Colas South East 3 £5M
Colt Car South West 1 £4M
Ford Motor East of England 1 £4M
Concrete Repairs East Midlands 2 £2M
North Midland Construction East Midlands 1 £2M
J Mccann East Midlands 2 £2M
WJ North West Midlands 3 £2M
Capita Property & Infrastructure South West 1 £1M
Wilson & Scott Highways South East 1 £1M
Concrete Repairs South West 1 £922K
Crown Highways West Midlands 1 £851K
Unify Enterprise Communications London 1 £545K
Galliford Try Infrastructure West Midlands 1 £343K
Vauxhall Motors East of England 1 £326K
PROFESSIONAL
WSP South East 19 £9M
Atkins North West 2 £9M
Arcadis London 8 £8M
AECOM East of England 13 £5M
Atkins Jacobs None 2 £3M
Geoffrey Osborne South East 7 £3M
Mott Macdonald London 1 £2M
Arcadis North West 2 £2M
TRL South East 17 £800K
Arup None 9 £610K
WSP England 7 £601K
Arup North East 40 £595K
Nomensa South West 1 £400K
WSP None 4 £399K
Atkins London 26 £371K
Arup Nebraska 14 £327K
TRL England 5 £325K
MISCELLANEOUS
Identity Holdings South East 1 £6M
TECHNOLOGY
Bytes Software Services South East 1 £5M
Kcom Group Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £4M
British Telecommunications London 1 £4M
Dynniq North West 1 £4M
Netcompany London 2 £3M
Civica London 1 £3M
Atos IT Services London 4 £2M
Forest Traffic Services Wales 2 £2M
HW Martin East Midlands 1 £2M
Virgin Media Business South East 1 £2M
BJSS Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £2M
Xerox London 1 £2M
PCSG London 2 £1M
Lucid Support Services South East 1 £1M
R&W Civil Engineering South East 1 £1M
Thales South East 2 £965K
Specialist Computer Centres West Midlands 4 £964K
CACI South West 2 £912K
IBM South East 1 £887K
EE Limited East of England 1 £878K
Liberata South West 1 £802K
Wireless Logic South East 1 £749K
Ainsty Timber Marketing North East 1 £736K
PA Consulting Services London 1 £658K
Hill & Smith North East 1 £555K
Mozaic Services London 1 £490K
Vaisala West Midlands 1 £472K
PWC London 2 £460K
Dynniq South East 1 £332K
ESRI South East 2 £312K
Amey Owr South East 2 £300K
Mace London 1 £280K
ENVIRONMENT
Perfect Circle East Midlands 2 £4M
Compass Minerals North West 2 £2M
BUSINESS
Gowling WLG London 1 £3M
DEFENCE
Costain Its South East 1 £734K

Contract values

Highways England provided financial information for 96% of its published procurement notices. The total maximum value excluding duplicates is £6B.

(Histogram showing the prevelance of contracts in each value band.)
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Notice types

The buyer publishes procurement notices in Contracts Finder and OJEU. There is a 3% duplication rate between the two portals. Below are 8 document types.

Short type Full type Total published Past 30 days
OJEU
pin Prior Information Notice 32 4
tender Tender Notice 17 3
award Contract Award Notice 10 1
update Contract Addendum Notice 1 0
Contracts Finder
award Contract Award Notice 813 97
tender Tender Notice 95 9
pin Pipeline Notice 17 1
pin Pre-Procuement Notice 15 6

Buyer names

This report covers buyer names that begin: HIGHWAYS ENGLAND*.

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Collaborative procurement

The buyer has not worked in association with other buyers.

Further information

The following websites have been found in published notices.