Northamptonshire County Council - Highway Services (on behalf of West and North Northamptonshire Councils)

A Tender Notice

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Contract (Works)
7 year
05 Feb 2021
01 Apr 2022 to 31 Mar 2029
08 Mar 2021 12:00



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The tender is split into two Lots covering the existing Northamptonshire County Council area. Lot 1 covers the area of West Northamptonshire comprising the current districts and boroughs of Daventry, Northampton and South Northamptonshire. Lot 2 covers the area of North Northamptonshire comprising the current districts and boroughs of Kettering, Corby, East Northants and Wellingborough. Northamptonshire County Council (NCC) is currently the highway authority, on 1st April 2021, the new unitary authorities of West Northamptonshire (WNC) and North Northamptonshire (NNC) will take over responsibility for these services. NCC is commencing this procurement on behalf of the future WNC and NNC. Further details can be found in the Descriptive Document. The objective of the procurement is to appoint a qualified competent service provider/s to deliver high quality value for money highways maintenance and other related services, including potential for design. This procurement covers the provision of: • highways asset management; • highway reactive maintenance and emergency service; • highway routine maintenance (both revenue and capital); • traffic signal maintenance; • severe weather service (including winter service); • third party liability claims (red & green); • urban traffic management control; • highways capital projects design and implementation (minor improvement schemes); and • highways bridges and structures design and works. WNC and NNC will also have the option to expand the delivery by the service provider at any time during the contract term to cover a range of other highways and related services. This procurement does not cover functions relating to street lighting which are delivered through a separate PFI arrangement. The scope of the service from commencement is anticipated to be an area of dialogue during the process and further details on this are contained within the Descriptive Document. The procurement will allow for the submission of variant bids as further detailed in the procurement documents. The contract will operate for a minimum term of seven years with possible scope for extensions up to a maximum of fourteen years from commencement.

CPV Codes

  • 34929000 - Highway materials
  • 44113900 - Road-maintenance materials
  • 44113910 - Winter-maintenance materials
  • 45233000 - Construction, foundation and surface works for highways, roads
  • 60112000 - Public road transport services
  • 60130000 - Special-purpose road passenger-transport services
  • 60170000 - Hire of passenger transport vehicles with driver
  • 71311210 - Highways consultancy services
  • 71311220 - Highways engineering services
  • 71340000 - Integrated engineering services
  • 90610000 - Street-cleaning and sweeping services
  • 90620000 - Snow-clearing services
  • 90640000 - Gully cleaning and emptying services


  • Contract is suitable for SMEs.

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