Framework Contract for Street Lighting Electrical Works for Durham County Council

Framework Contract for Street Lighting Electrical Works for Durham County Council

This contract is for the implementation of a Framework Agreement for a maximum of three suppliers for Street lighting Electrical Works on behalf of Durham County Council.
Durham County Council
Framework Contract for Street Lighting Electrical Works for Durham County Council
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This contract is for the implementation of a Framework Agreement for a maximum of three suppliers for Street lighting Electrical Works on behalf of Durham County Council (“The Authority”).  The main users of the Framework Agreement will be Highways, Technical Services as part of the Neighbourhood Services Directorate however the Framework will be available for use by any Durham County Council (DCC) department or associated body.
Highways, Technical Services, Street lighting is the operational section of Neighbourhood Services responsible for the maintenance, fault repairs and replacement of DCC Street lights.
The construction section delivers new capital schemes issued by the client, DCC; working alongside the Highways Civils department to jointly deliver section 278 works and any new highway projects.
Please note that the majority of the works would be carried out as part of a team with  Technical Services, who would act as the main contractor.  DCC has made a commitment to the reduction in the Council’s carbon emissions of 40% by 2015 which is in excess of the Government target. The Council is responsible for over 80,000 street lighting units on 3,700 km of highway accounting for 18% of the Council’s total carbon emissions.
The Councils revised street lighting policy advocates the use of energy efficient equipment, white light sources and dimming technology where necessary which may also include Centrally Managed Intelligent Systems and adherence to relevant guidance notes and best practice.
The street lighting energy reduction project was approved by Cabinet in 2012 for implementation over a six year period.  The removal of street lighting columns and poles and poles is part of this project.
The Call off for work will be on an ‘as and when’ required basis, there is no guarantee given as to the amount of business the Council will award under the Framework nor how much work the successful contractors can expect to receive.
However the Council at its absolute discretion, and irrespective of any value reserves the right to carry out separate procurements on an ad hoc basis if any order requirements fall outside the scope of this Framework Agreement.
It is to be noted that Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (TUPE) DO NOT apply in relation to this procurement exercise
The expected start date for the contract is 1st July 2014.   The expected end date for the contract is the 30th June 2016. The contract is let with an option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months from the actual end date.

Contact:
Miss Kelly Stewart
Email Address:
kstew@durham.gov.uk
Telephone:
03000 265422
Fax:
0191 383 3037
Address:
Corporate services
County Hall
Durham
Durham
DH1 5UL
United Kingdom
Key Dates
01/07/2014
30/06/2016
07/03/2014 14:00
02/04/2014 16:00
Other Information
24 (months)
12 (months)
2
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