Flood Defence Scheme – Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

To deliver the Poole Bridge to Hunger Hill Flood Defence Scheme.

Opportunity Id
Poole Bridge to Hunger Hill (PBHH) Flood Defence Scheme
44000000-0 – Construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus)
45000000-7 – Construction work
45200000-9 – Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work
50000000-5 – Repair and maintenance services

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council (BCP Council) seek tenders for works to deliver the Poole Bridge to Hunger Hill (PBHH) Flood Defence Scheme (FDS), which is also at times referred to as the Poole Town or Central Poole flood defences.


The successful bidder will undertake the expert role of Principal Contractor in a Two Stage Construction Contract and construct flood defences to protect Poole town from flooding.


The NEC4 ECC Secondary Option X22 is utilised for this contract.


The successful Bidder will be expected to commence the works on 06 February 2023. The successful Bidder will be required to ensure the works are completed by 02 December 2025.


The deadline for submitting your response to this contract opportunity is Thursday 15 December 2022 at 14:00.


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Region(s) of supply
Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole
Estimated value
Hunger Hill, Poole Bridge, Construction, Flood Defence, BCP

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Contact details

Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council
Procurement Team
01202 128989
Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council
United Kingdom


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