Soft Engineering and River Restoration Works

Soft Engineering and River Restoration Works

For the delivery of a variety of soft engineering and river restoration works.

Reference number: EA – 30243 – MF

Deadline date:29/06/2012

This deadline is for… Registering an interest in tendering

Contract value:£640,000 – £640,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Environment Agency


Description of the contract

For the delivery of a variety of soft engineering and river restoration works.


Classification of the contract

71300000 Engineering services

71311000 Civil engineering consultancy services

45220000 Engineering works and construction works


Additional information

Contract type: Works – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? Yes

Framework agreement details: setting up a framework agreement

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: 12 Months


Who to contact

Contact name Michael Feest

Organisation name Environment Agency

Address Guildbourne House, Chatsworth Road, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 1LD


Extension number:


How to apply

This Expressions of Interest stage is combined with the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire stage. Please ensure that you provide a complete response to the Questionnaire. Your Expression of Interest should be sent to the e-mail address shown in the Contact Information, together with your contact details and a copy of the completed Questionnaire. Once the Deadline Date has passed, all compliant Questionnaires received will be assessed and evaluated according to the criteria specified in the PQQ. Up to 6 responses will proceed to the second stage of the tender process, and will be issued an Invitation To Tender in due course. The programme of projects proposed is likely to include the following types of work: i. Alteration / removal of existing weir / sluice structures ii. Construction of rock ramps, fish passes and channel bypasses iii. Channel enhancements such as: – creation of gravel bars and riffles – bed raising – channel narrowing using a range a range of techniques such as faggoting, coir fibre rolls, causeways and bank re-profiling iv. Insertion of current deflectors and large woody debris into watercourses v. Bank protection using natural materials vi. Creation and improvement of floodplain habitats, such as scrapes, ponds, and backwaters vii. Re-meandering watercourses viii. Planting / seeding and vegetation clearance, including treeworks ix. Marginal planting x. De-silting xi. Dredging xii. Spoil and materials management