Provide Road Markings and Signs

Provide Road Markings and Signs

Watford Borough Council is seeking a contractor to provide and remove road markings and signs to the Council.

Signs and Lines

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Deadline date:28/01/2013

This deadline is for… Deadline for Expression of Interest

Contract value:£100,000 – £500,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Hertfordshire Hertfordshire,

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Watford Borough Council

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Description of the contract

Watford Borough Council is seeking a contractor to provide and remove road markings and signs to the Council. The Council currently has this requirement for its Parking Enforcement, Car Parks, Parks and Leisure and Grounds Maintenance services. The Councils Parking Service delivers parking management and enforcement in the Borough under the terms of an agency agreement with the Highway Authority, Hertfordshire County Council. The signing and lining works will be predominantly but not exclusively in relation to works required by the Parking Service. In addition to the above as the Authority with powers to name and number street the Council is also seeking to procure the manufacture and installation of Street Name Plates to its specification. Our current parking enforcement contract also includes the provision of enforcement services in the neighbouring areas of Three Rivers District Council and Dacorum Borough Council. It is therefore the intension to make the contract available to the neighbouring authorities of Three Rivers District Council and Dacorum Borough Council. Jointly the three Councils cover south west Hertfordshire and have a population of 321,000 and with the largest and most significant town centre in Hertfordshire, Watford is at the centre of the contract area. Our neighbouring authorities may also wish to exercise their right to also issue works packages under this contract.



Classification of the contract

34992200 Road signs

45233290 Installation of road signs

34992300 Street signs

34922100 Road markings

44423400 Signs and related items


Additional information

Contract type: Works – DesignExecution

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 01/04/2013 – 31/03/2018


Who to contact

Contact name Howard Hughes

Organisation name Watford Borough Council

Address Town Hall, Watford, WD17 3EX

Telephone 01923278370

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How to apply

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. Expressions of interest for this opportunity must be submitted in the form of a completed PQQ (Pre Qualification Questionnaire) via the portal. The portal also includes further information about the project. Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity. The information and documents for this opportunity are available on You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage. Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: P6U5VKC777 Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invitation prior to the closing date and time as you have been asked to upload documents. Late submissions will not be accepted. If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on 0845 270 7050 or email