Specialist Security Services

A Prior Information Notice

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08 Dec 2023
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National Highways is seeking feedback on how best to procure a service to provide safe, efficient and effective management of protest and trespass incidents that affect the operation and improvement of the Strategic Road Network. Any resulting procurement for such services is not expected to cover the A303 Stonehenge project.

Total Quantity or Scope

National Highways is looking to engage with Specialist Security Service providers to understand the interest and capacity of the market to meet the following requirements: - Capacity & capability to respond to incidents at short notice and promptly establish the correct response requirement. - Be knowledgeable, experienced & professional in the removal of protestors/squatters from affected National Highways land and premises whilst adhering to Health, Safety & Wellbeing standards. - Provide relevant updates during incidents. - Provide support to the emergency services when requested during an incident. - Capacity & capability to serve court papers and any other legal documents to the intended recipient. - Support and provide feedback during lessons learnt sessions to aid continuous improvement. - Support and provide evidence to the emergency services as required, post-incident

CPV Codes

  • 75240000 - Public security, law and order services
  • 79700000 - Investigation and security services
  • 79710000 - Security services


Other Information

National Highways has produced a Market Engagement questionnaire and supporting information pack. Please email SpecialistSecurityServices@nationalhighways.co.uk to request your copy of the information pack and questionnaire. Responses to the questionnaire should be submitted by 17:00 on Monday 8 January 2024 . One-to-one follow up meetings with National Highways are planned for January/February 2024. Completed questionnaires are gratefully received. These, and any discussions at follow up meetings, will be treated as commercially confidential and will help inform the future strategy and procurement route for this service. This Prior Information Notice (PIN) does not constitute any commitment by National Highways to undertake any public procurement exercise. Interested parties will not be prejudiced by any response or failure to respond to this Prior Information Notice (PIN), nor shall a response to this PIN guarantee an invitation to participate in any future procurement process that National Highways may conduct. This PIN does not constitute a call for competition to procure any works or services and is not published to reduce time limits for the receipt of tenders. National Highways is not bound to accept any proposals offered. National Highways is not liable for any costs, fees or expenses incurred by any party responding to this PIN or any party who may participate in any future procurement process. In the event that National Highways decides to proceed with any procurement, it is currently assumed that such procurement will be carried out in accordance with the provisions of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 or any successor legislation.