Phase 1 – Ryhope to Doxford Park Link Road Signs and Lights Contract
Construction of street lighting/traffic signs associated with approximately 0.7km of new highway including one at-grade roundabout and two signalised junctions.
Description of the contract
Construction of street lighting/traffic signs associated with approximately 0.7km of new highway including one at-grade roundabout and two signalised junctions. The Homes and Communities Agency wish to appoint a contractor to install street lighting/traffic signs associated with the above scheme. The Principal Contractor for the main construction works is Ringway Infrastructure Services (RIS) and the appointed contractor will required to liaise with the main contractor. RIS is responsible for the programming and management of the successful contractor.
Classification of the contract
45316211 Installation of illuminated road signs
45316110 Installation of road lighting equipment
Contract type: Works – Unspecified
Is it a framework agreement? No
Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No
Contract will be awarded based on: Lowest price
Estimated length of contract: 6 Months
Who to contact
Contact name Martin Boys
Organisation name Homes and Communities Agency
Address St George’s House, Kingsway, Team Valley, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE11 0NA
Telephone 0191 497 7652
Fax 0191 487 5690
How to apply
Procurement will be based on pricing a schedule of supply and fit traffic lights and signs provided by the main contractor Ringway. Expressions of interest and receipt of tenders by 1pm on 15 February 2013. As part of the procurement process, the HCA needs to be satisfied that you have systems in place for managing health and safety within your business. Organisations wishing to tender for HCA contracts must be registered and assessed by a prequalification assessment scheme which is a member of SIPP (Safety Schemes in Procurement). This also applies to Non Construction companies. Registration and assessment must be in place prior to being invited to formally tender for the project or works. Further information on SIPP and details of assessment scheme members can be found on http://www.ssip.org.uk/ All discussions, meetings and communications will be conducted in English. The contract will be subject to English law. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in GBP and all payments under the contract will be made in GBP. This procurement and award is subject to the transparency arrangements being adopted by the UK Government. These arrangements include the publication of tender documentation issued by the HCA and the contract between the HCA and supplier. Bidders should highlight any areas they consider commercially sensitive in order for the HCA to be able to honour our transparency obligations without undermining the bidders commercial interests. Candidates are advised that the HCA is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“The Act”). If a candidate considers that any of the information supplied as part of this procurement procedure should not be disclosed because of its commercial sensitivity, confidential or otherwise, they must, when providing this information, clearly identify the specific information they do not wish to be disclosed and clearly specify the reasons for its sensitivity. The HCA shall take such statements into consideration in the event that it receives a request pursuant to the Act which relates to the information provided by the interested party. Please note, it is insufficient to include a statement of confidentiality encompassing all the information provided in the response. The HCA takes a zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption and sets high standards of impartiality, integrity and objectivity in relation to the stewardship of public funds and the management of its activities. The principles contained within this policy apply to both internal and external audiences, including anyone wishing to undertake business or engage with the HCA. Please refer to our Anti-bribery and Corruption Policy by visiting http://www.homesandcommunities.co.uk/ethical-policies for further information.