National Spatial Planning Contract 2021 – Teleconference 20 April 2020

National Spatial Planning Contract 2021 – Teleconference 20 April 2020

The purpose of this event is to provide an overview of the contract objectives and the procurement approach.

United Kingdom-Guildford: Technical planning services

2020/S 058-140371

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: Highways England
Postal address: Bridge House, Walnut Tree Close
Town: Guildford
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: GU1 4LZ
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3001235000
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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


National Spatial Planning Contract 2021

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Highways England is the government company responsible for maintaining and operating the major road network in England. We are a statutory consultee for national/regional/local spatial planning matters, including development proposals affecting the Strategic Road Network (SRN).

We are planning to hold an engagement event to enable discussion with potential suppliers regarding the replacement for our existing spatial planning contract.

The purpose of this event is to provide an overview of the contract objectives and the procurement approach.

The event will be held on 20 April 2020 via a teleconference.

Interested suppliers are invited to register for the event by contacting

A maximum of 3 attendees per organisation will be allowed.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 67 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes


National Spatial Planning Contract 2021

Lot No: 1-6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Region 1: East of England

Region 2: Midlands

Region 3: Yorkshire and North East

Region 4: North West

Region 5: South East

Region 6: South West.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The spatial planning contract is to support Highways England to participate in all stages of the planning process.

Working closely with and partnering alongside regional and local planning authorities, local highway/transport authorities, public transport providers and developers will ensure that Highways England’s aims and objectives, along with other national and regional aims and objectives, can be aligned and met.

This contract will provide advice that will assist Highways England in its role of operating and maintaining the strategic road network (SRN) ensuring the interest of the Secretary of State for Transport are protected. The advice will focus on traffic, safety and environmental impacts on the SRN through, integrated regional strategies, local development frameworks and ultimately through planning applications.

Highways England may require advice in the following areas:

(a) planning applications and development management,

(b) combined impact of developments,

(c) highways assessments,

(d) planning conditions,

(e) infrastructure delivery,

(f) traffic modelling,

(g) economic impacts of development,

(h) safety appraisal,

(i) environmental assessment,

(j) accessibility,

(k) growth studies, scheme evaluation and land use/transport models,

(l) large scale study work,

(m) nationally significant infrastructure projects and development consent orders,

(n) public inquiries, appeals, lands tribunals and examinations in public,

(o) roadside facilities.

II.2.14)Additional information

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:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: