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In the news this week

This week’s headlines, offering you leads for upcoming tendering opportunities and updates about the public sector marketplace. 

Firm appointed to design £249m project near Cheltenham

Gloucestershire County Council has appointed Galliford Try to design a £249m project to improve the M5 J10 near Cheltenham, and will seek approval from the Planning Inspectorate later this year. The project aims to create a new junction on the M5 that allows traffic to enter and exit in both directions, by building new slip roads for both north and southbound traffic. The plans also include a new road to link the A4019 with the B4634, and the widening of the A4019 Tewkesbury Road.

Sheffield: £117m plan to rebuild city’s leisure centres

Sheffield City Council has announced a £117m project to enhance the leisure and entertainment options in the city. The project will include rebuilding three leisure centres: Springs, Concord and Hillsborough. It will also involve upgrading two venues: Sheffield Arena and City Hall.

More cycle infrastructure and pedestrian improvements for Nottingham

Nottingham City Council has received more than £1.7m from the Active Travel Fund, which will be used for improving Porchester Road in Mapperley – a vital part of the strategic cycle network.

Potential new Bradford railway station plans to be unveiled soon

The rail minister has announced that the government will soon reveal its possible plans for a new railway station in Bradford. The new station would help to boost the development of the West Yorkshire city.

Bristol gets £3.6m to help boost cycling safety

The government has given Bristol £3.6m to make it safer and easier to walk and cycle. The money will go to five new projects in the city centre, Knowle West, Old Market and Bedminster. It will also pay for new cycle hangars to protect bikes from theft.

Downham Town Council discusses ideas on spending West Norfolk Council’s CIL funding
Monmouthshire Council secures £7.5m for ‘active travel’ walking and cycling schemes

Extraordinary & interesting notices

Here we share the tender and prior information notices that caught our attention this week.

HMS Warrior Dry Docking & Mooring Project Contract

Authority: NMRN Operations
Published: 20 June 2023
Deadline: 14 July 2023 

HMS Warrior was the largest and most powerful warship of her day; now under the guardianship of the National Museum of the Royal Navy, she is docked at Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard where she welcomes thousands of visitors all year-round. The HMS Warrior Dry-Docking Project is seeking the following professional team and is procuring them in the respective Procurement Lots:

– Lot 1 – Health and Safety/CDM Regs Advisor (H&SA).
– Lot 2 – Dry Docking – Naval Architect (NArch)
– Lot 3 – Moorings Engineer (MEngr)
– Lot 4 – Integrated Consultant Team

£2bn Housing Maintenance & Repairs Prior Information Notice

Authority: Crown Commercial Service
Published: 19 June 2023
Estimated go-live: 1 November 2023 

This PIN is for information only, to inform the market of upcoming buyer further competition opportunities (tenders) through the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) RM6241 Housing Maintenance & Repair Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS).

For the avoidance of doubt, the further competition opportunities are being procured through the RM6241 Housing Maintenance & Repair DPS but the contract will be with the individual buyers and not Crown Commercial Service.

£490m Network Rail North West & Central Region CP7 Frameworks relating to Capital Delivery Works (Phase 2): Framework Category A

Authority: Network Rail Infrastructure
Published: 19 June 2023
Deadline: 28 July 2023 

Network Rail is intending to put in place a number of frameworks for Control Period 7 (CP7) for the delivery of capital works in the North West & Central Region. These frameworks are divided into categories and have been subject to multiple procurement exercises in two separate phases.

This Contract Notice relates to Phase 2 which comprises of Framework Category A. This category relates to the design and build of “large projects” and includes two separate lots for projects with a value of £7m to £200m (Lot A1) and £7m to £50m (Lot A2).

This week's tender stats

New tendering opportunities published between  16 – 22 June 2023. Live opportunities as of 23 June 2023.

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