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Tender notices published in the UK between 13.08.21 and 19.08.21

In the news this week

Multimillion-pound initiative to improve local roads across England
◆ Councils across the country will receive £millions to upgrade traffic signals.
◆ New data standard for monitoring road condition to be developed.
◆ Government continues to encourage research into new and innovative technology, such as 3D printing and drones, to help find and fix potholes faster and more effectively.

Better Value Rail Toolkit launches for more efficient rail projects
New toolkit launched to bring together the best ideas for rail projects and make the delivery of transport infrastructure projects faster and cheaper.

Do you have the solution to develop autonomous cyber defence agents to protect military networks and systems?

The Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has launched a new Innovation Focus Area (IFA) called Autonomous Resilient Cyber Defence, which aims to develop self-defending cyber security systems for military operational platforms and technologies.
The closing date for proposals of this IFA is 20 October 2021 at midday BST. A second cycle will run from 20 October 2021 to 05 January 2022.

Highways England accelerates switch to lower carbon asphalts
Highways England is accelerating the use of warm mix asphalts as standard across its supply chain as part of a drive toward net zero carbon emissions. The Government-owned company has been using the material since 2015 and a collaborative programme with the supply chain and extensive research now means it can be used freely across the Strategic Road Network (SRN).

Better Care Fund increased to support health and care integration
More than £6.9 billion has been committed to continue driving integration between health and social care and support local recovery from the pandemic.

£20m to provide more early help for vulnerable families
Delivering on a manifesto commitment, the Government has set out plans to elevate its Family Hubs programme, backed by £20 million of new funding, that will support councils to set up new Family Hubs in up to 10 new areas.

UK hydrogen strategy
The Government is aiming for 5GW of low carbon hydrogen production capacity by 2030 for use across the economy. This level of hydrogen production could be equivalent to the amount of gas consumed by over 3 million households in the UK each year.


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Top high value contract award notices

Title: United Kingdom-Bath: Buses and coaches
Short description: A 48-month Agreement for the supply of buses which will be used by BNES, and may also be used by all Local Authorities and other organisations located in the United Kingdom.
Published By: Bath and North East Somerset Council
Date Published: 17 August 2021
Framework/DPS: Yes
Value excluding VAT: £200,000,000.00
Number of tenders received, Lot 1: 9 (of which were SMEs: 3)
Number of tenders received, Lot 2: 15 (of which were SMEs: 13)
Number of tenders received, Lot 3: 10 (of which were SMEs: 8)
Number of tenders received, Lot 4: 11 (of which were SMEs: 7)
Number of tenders received, Lot 4: 4 (of which were SMEs: 2)
Contractors: Motus Group UK Ltd | Iveco Limited | Alexander-Dennis Ltd | Bamford Bus Company Limited (Trading as Wrightbus) | Switch Mobility Limited | Ford Motor Company Limited | Cannon Coach and Bus Ltd | Nu-Track Ltd | Ilesbus UK Ltd | Taxi & Bus Conversion Limited (Trading as TBC Conversions) | GM Coachwork Ltd | Gowrings Mobility Group Ltd | EVM Direct Ltd | Minibus Options Limited | Cartwright Vehicle Conversions Limited | Automotive Group Limited | Treka Bus Ltd | Woodall Nicholson Ltd trading as Mellor Coachcraft | Stanford Coachworks & Mobility Services Limited | Courtside Conversions Ltd | Euromotive (Kent) Ltd | Wave Industries Limited | Volvo Group UK Ltd | Irizar UK Ltd | Pelican Engineering Company (Sales) Limited | EvoBus (UK) Ltd | Arcola Energy Limited |
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Title: United Kingdom-Bangor: Building materials
Short description: The supply of building materials and associated products.
Published By: Adra (Tai) Cyf
Date Published: 16 August 2021
Framework/DPS: Yes
Value excluding VAT: £500,000,000.00
Number of tenders received: 1
Contractors: Travis Perkins Trading Company Ltd
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Title: United Kingdom-Leicester: Food, beverages, tobacco and related products
Short description: Supply of a range of grocery, fresh, chilled and frozen foods.
Published By: ESPO
Date Published: 16 August 2021
Framework/DPS: Yes
Value excluding VAT: £16,000,000.00
Number of tenders received, Lot 1: 18 (of which were SMEs: 11)
Number of tenders received, Lot 2: 18 (of which were SMEs: 11)
Contractors: BFS Group Limited T/A Bidfood | Blakemore Foodservice | Brake Bros Ltd | Brook Street Foodservice Ltd | Castell Howell Foods Ltd | Collins Fresh Produce Limited | Creed Foodservice Ltd | Crowndale Food Services Ltd. | Dunsters Farm Ltd | Harlech Foodservice Ltd | Hopwells Limited | Kent Frozen Foods Limited | Thomas Ridley Foodservice Limited | Redbridge Produce & Flowers Ltd T/A Total Produce | NH Case Ltd | Yearsley Food Limited
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Title: United Kingdom-Belfast: Audio-visual materials
Short description: Pre-serviced audio materials
Published By: Education Authority NI
Date Published: 18 August 2021
Framework/DPS: Yes
Value excluding VAT: £1,500,000.00
Number of tenders received: 3 (of which were SMEs: 3)
Contractors: ULVERSCROFT LIMITED | BOLINDA UK LTD | W F HOWES LIMITED
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Title: United Kingdom-Kidlington: Office supplies
Short description: A Collaborative Contract covering the provision of Office Supplies, which will cover the requirement for all police forces and fire and rescue services that wish to join.
Published By: Thames Valley Police
Date Published: 18 August 2021
Framework/DPS: Yes
Value excluding VAT: £15,675,042.88
Number of tenders received, lot 1: 6
Contractors: ACS Business Supplies
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