Future opportunity

Forth Bridge Walk Experience Off Bridge Design & Build

  • Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd

F01: Prior information notice (prior information only)

Notice reference: 2022/S 000-007788

Published 22 March 2022, 5:05pm

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd

1 Eversholt Street




Andrew Campbell




+44 1908781000


United Kingdom

NUTS code

UKM - Scotland

Internet address(es)

Main address


one.3) Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at


one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

one.5) Main activity

Other activity

Rail Infrastructure

Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Forth Bridge Walk Experience Off Bridge Design & Build

Reference number


two.1.2) Main CPV code

  • 45200000 - Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work

two.1.3) Type of contract


two.1.4) Short description

This Prior Information Notice is not a call for competition, rather, it is to advertise and invite the Supply Chain to a virtual Pre-Market Engagement (the “Engagement”) event, prior to the commencement of the procurement exercise. The event will take place via Microsoft Teams at 14.00 on 5 April 2022

The purpose of the Engagement event is for NR to:

1) provide the Supply Chain with some background of the project, and current status;

2) relay to the Supply chain the funding and planning status of the project; and,

3) answer any immediate questions

The format of the event will be a presentation followed by a question and answer session.

Following the event, NR will issue a short questionnaire to all participants in order to:

• gauge interest in the project and appetite to bid given current project status and prevailing market conditions

The Engagement will be recorded; and the output of feedback captured during and post the event will be made available to all future tenderers as part of the procurement documents, or communicated via a message on the Bravo site.

two.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: £4,000,000

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

  • 45210000 - Building construction work

two.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS codes
  • UKM - Scotland

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

Detailed design and build of the Forth Bridge visitors centre. This is

the off-bridge part of the overall Walkway Experience.

two.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice

22 April 2022

Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

Section six. Complementary information

six.3) Additional information

Please complete the Expression of Interest (EOI) form by registering on our e-sourcing portal: www.networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk ,completing the EOI via the portal no later than 04/04/2022.