Highways England Procurement

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Buyer summary

Over the past year, Highways England* has publised more than 1000 public procurement notices. Of these, 119 are tenders and 811 are awards. There are 730 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

290 identifiable addresss were found. The main buyer location is Birmingham in region West Midlands. From published data, 11% of Highways England's suppliers belong to the same region.

(UK geochart with 18 buyer locations and 272 supplier locations.)

Buyer locations:

  • Birmingham - 675
  • Bristol - 106
  • Nottinghamshire - 69
  • Almondsbury - 41
  • Guildford - 27
  • Darlington - 27
  • Leeds - 24
  • Bedford - 14
  • Warrington - 11
  • London - 5
  • Dorking - 1

Suppliers per region:

  • South East - 54
  • London - 42
  • West Midlands - 30
  • South West - 26
  • Yorkshire and The Humber - 23
  • East Midlands - 22
  • East of England - 20
  • North West - 17
  • North East - 11
  • Wales - 7
  • Scotland - 5
  • None - 3
  • England - 2
  • Nebraska - 2
  • Occitania - 1
  • British Columbia - 1
  • Bern - 1
  • East - 1
  • Northern Ireland - 1
  • Queensland - 1
  • Munster - 1
  • Capital Region of Denmark - 1
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Top tenders

Below is a sample of government contract notices published Highways England in the past year. The buyer publishes procurement notices in Contracts Finder and OJEU.

Title Purchase Value
pin notices
Commercial & Technical Services Framework (CaTS) finance and insurance
 
£420M
National Concrete Roads Improvement Programme surface work
 
£400M
Lower Thames Crossing — Delivery Partner Market Engagement engineering and construction
 
£275M
Maintenance and Response (South-East Region) Area 4 highway maintenance
 
£106M
Maintenance and Response (South East Region) Area 4 tunnel lighting
 
£106M
Free-Flow Charging Package A: Road User Charging Services highway toll
 
£90M
Free-Flow Charging Package B: UK Enforcement Services and Package C: Non-UK Enforcement Services toll collection
 
£75M
National Spatial Planning technical planning
 
£68M
Vehicle Recovery 3rd Generation transport services
 
£55M
National Traffic Information Service (NTIS) 2021 electronic information
 
£50M
Highways England Vehicle Recovery (2020 transport services
 
£50M
Operational Excellence Strategic Delivery Partner research and development
 
£50M
Highways England Winter Fleet Replacement (2021 winter maintenance
 
£43M
Tunnelling and Associated Works Activities tunnelling works
 
£40M
Highways England Stopped Vehicle Detection road equipment
 
£32M
Moveable Barrier System in Kent road barriers
 
£30M
Historical Railways Estate - Professional Services engineering design
 
£30M
Historical Railways Estate (HRE) - Examinations architecture, engineering and surveying
 
£15M
Highways England — Occupational Health Service company health
 
£2M
tender notices
A303 Amesbury to Berwick Down road tunnel
 
£1B
Commercial & Project Management Services Framework finance and insurance
 
£420M
Specialist Professional, Environmental, Customer Insight, Technical, Research and Engineering Services (SPECTRE) Framework research and development
 
£300M
Regional Delivery Partnership Technical Adviser design consultancy
 
£260M
Avonmouth and Severn Bridges Specialist Bridge Inspection and Maintenance bridge inspection
 
£240M
Historical Railways Estate (HRE) - Works Framework railways equipment
 
£195M
Area 4 Asset Delivery Maintenance and Response (M&R highway maintenance
 
£190M
Area 4 Asset Delivery Maintenance and Response (M&R road traffic control equipment
 
£190M
Free-Flow Charging Package A: Road User Charging Services closed circuit television cameras
 
£150M
Ground Investigations Framework ground investigation
 
£146M
Free-Flow Charging Package B: UK Enforcement Services transport tickets
 
£120M
Operational Excellence 2025 - Contracts Finder Opportunity research and development
 
£50M
A66 NTP Design Partner designs
 
£45M
A66 Northern Trans-Pennines Project: Consultant — Designer and Technical Adviser designs
 
£45M
award notices
Area 9 Asset Support Ed highway maintenance
 
£599M
Construction Works Framework (East Region) highways and roads
 
£340M
Asset Delivery Maintenance & Response - East Region highway maintenance
 
£252M
Asset Delivery Maintenance and Response (East Region) highway maintenance
 
£252M
Area 3 Asset Support Ed highway maintenance
 
£120M
Highways England Vehicle Recovery (2020 transport services
 
£51M
M6 Junction 10 Improvement Scheme construction work
 
£39M
East Region Design Services Consultancy engineering design
 
£31M
East Region Design Services Consultancy engineering design
 
£31M
East Region Design Services Consultancy engineering design
 
£31M
Moveable Barrier System in Kent road barriers
 
£21M
Project Control Framework - Stage 3 highways
 
£15M
Ground Investigations Delivery Agreement 1 highways engineering
 
£15M
Area 14 Construction Works Framework (CWF) Lot 05 General Civil Engineering engineering services
 
£13M
Main Site Compound for Lower Thames Crossing Ground Investigations ground investigation
 
£4M
Traffic Officer and Asset Delivery Consumables Extension emergency vehicles
 
£2M
TMTii 01 - Order 12 - Henry Williams cabinets
 
£1M
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Industry sectors

Tenders notices cover 11 industry sectors. The largest sector is PROFESSIONAL.

Contract values

Highways England provided financial information for 82% of its published procurement notices. The total maximum value excluding duplicates is £7B.

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

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.