Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Services – Market Engagement

Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Services – Market Engagement

Hampshire County Council is carrying out a market engagement exercise to alert the supply chain to the procurement of specialist geotechnical and geoenvironmental Services.

United Kingdom-Winchester: Geotechnical engineering services

2020/S 090-215834

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Hampshire County Council
Postal address: The Castle
Town: Winchester
NUTS code: UKJ3
Postal code: SO23 8UJ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement
Telephone: +44 1962832323
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Generation Four Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Services Framework 2021-2025

Reference number: ET14148

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

This is a market information exercise and may not necessarily lead to any future procurement process. In the event that it does proceed, it is not yet certain which procurement route would be followed.

Hampshire County Council is carrying out a market engagement exercise to alert the supply chain to the procurement of specialist Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Services. The range of services include individual commissions of ground and geological investigations for revenue and capital construction projects covering site investigation services, boreholes and trial pits, windowless sampling and dynamic probing with associated laboratory testing, interpretation of data, assessment and reporting with recommendations and guidance as appropriate. The current proposals are for a four year multi-supplier framework within the geographical area of Hampshire including the unitary authorities of Portsmouth and Southampton.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ3
Main site or place of performance:

Hampshire, including the cities of Southampton and Portsmouth.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This exercise is to inform the market of a potential future procurement. Any future tender process will require further registration and appropriate assessment.

II.2.14)Additional information

Please note that the date in II.3 is tentative and therefore may be subject to change.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:


Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The information contained within this PIN is subject to change. The final information will be provided within the contract notice to be issued in the Summer/Autumn 2020.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: