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Tender notices published in the UK between 21.05.21 & 27.05.21

In the news this week

New multimillion-pound Devon road scheme announced
The project in Devon will see an overhaul of the A382 as well as various new routes for cycling and walking. The total cost of the scheme comes to £44.85m, with Devon County Council providing the remaining £6.7m. Work on the scheme is due to start in 2024 and is expected to be completed by early 2026.

£401 million investment into upgrades to deliver brighter rail future
Investment for Transpennine route upgrade, increased freight capacity between the Port of Southampton and Midlands plus new stations at Exeter and Leeds.

£44 million cash boost to cut emissions from buildings and help households save on energy bills
Tens of thousands of UK homes, businesses and public buildings are one step closer to benefitting from greener, cleaner energy thanks to £44 million of government funding.

Councils given funding boost to develop new local design guide for housing development
A new national design code meaning areas are beautiful, well-designed and locally-led is being tested across 14 areas in England. Each of the test areas have been given £50,000 to develop their own codes which are hoped will enhance the character of the local area.

Scotland’s first rural 5G connectivity hub to be established in Dumfries
The new hub will bring together technological expertise, academic research and local businesses to drive innovation and accelerate the uptake of 5G in the south of Scotland.

Government broadband scheme seeks input from residents of UK’s most remote areas
Residents and businesses in the UK’s most isolated areas are being encouraged to share their experiences of getting online as part of a consultation to get fast broadband to premises considered to be “very hard to reach”. The responses will help shape the delivery of a £5bn plan to boost broadband in the most remote parts of the UK.

£51 million for councils to support care leavers

The support package unveiled by the government will fund a range of schemes to support those that are either in or leaving care, as well as proposals to introduce national standards that accommodation settings for 16- and 17-year-olds would have to meet.

The UK Government is aiming to deliver ‘better, faster and greener’ projects, and to achieve this has published new guidance for working with suppliers in The Construction Playbook.

Top high value contract award notices

Title: United Kingdom-Farnborough: Food, beverages, tobacco and related products
Short description: Ambient, chilled and frozen, fresh meat and fruit and vegetables.
Published By: STEP Academy Trust c/o Pelican Procurement Services
Date Published: 21 May 2021
Framework/DPS: No
Value excluding VAT: £504,915.00
Number of tenders received: 3
Contractors: Bidfood
View full notice on Tenders Direct

Title: United Kingdom-Port Glasgow: Installation services (except software)
Short description: Installation services to support the installation of pipe spools on board vessels.
Published By: Ferguson Marine (Port Glasgow) Ltd
Date Published: 25 May 2021
Framework/DPS: Yes
Value excluding VAT: £5,000,000.00
Number of tenders received: 5 (of which were SMEs: 3)
Contractors: Global Maritime Engineering Services Ltd | HB Hydraulics LTD | IPS Group Ltd
View full notice on Tenders Direct

Title: United Kingdom-London: Highway toll services
Short description: Road User Charging Services which includes vehicle identification, account management, payment processing, and customer services.
Date Published: 21 May 2021
Framework/DPS: No
Value excluding VAT: £150,000,000.00
Number of tenders received: 5
Contractors: Conduent Parking Enforcement Solutions Ltd
View full notice on Tenders Direct

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