Future opportunity

Civil Engineering Construction Framework Agreement

  • Peel Ports Investments Limited

F04: Periodic indicative notice – utilities (periodic indicative notice only)

Notice reference: 2023/S 000-008685

Published 24 March 2023, 2:54pm

Section one: Contracting entity

one.1) Name and addresses

Peel Ports Investments Limited

Maritime Centre


L21 1LA


Ally Patching




+44 151949620


United Kingdom

NUTS code

UK - United Kingdom

National registration number


Internet address(es)

Main address


Buyer's address


one.2) Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

one.3) Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

one.6) Main activity

Port-related activities

Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Civil Engineering Construction Framework Agreement

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

Peel Ports are conducting market research with a view to the procurement of contractors to enter into Partnering Frameworks lasting up to 8 years. The frameworks will deliver Civil Engineering and Construction works under the NEC 3 form of contract on a design and build basis. Typical works will be comprised of:

- Drainage and Road Construction New and Maintenance,

- Earthworks and Ground Remediation,

- Bridgeworks Refurbishments,

- Piling Marine and Landside,

- Marine asset renewal and refurbishment,

- Lock Gates,

- Sluice Gates,

- Quay Walls,

- RoRo Facilities,

- Berthing Furniture and Bollards, and all Ship to Shore requirements,

- Foundations,

- RC and PCC Retaining Structures,

- Warehousing and General Buildings New Build and Maintenance,

- Rail enabling works,

- Goods Handling Platforms,

- Storage Depots.

The Partnering Framework will align with the four locations within the UK where Peel Ports strategic assets are located.

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

  • 45110000 - Building demolition and wrecking work and earthmoving work
  • 45213200 - Construction work for warehouses and industrial buildings
  • 45221110 - Bridge construction work
  • 45223500 - Reinforced-concrete structures
  • 45232450 - Drainage construction works
  • 45233000 - Construction, foundation and surface works for highways, roads
  • 45234100 - Railway construction works
  • 45234112 - Railway depot construction work
  • 45244000 - Marine construction works
  • 45262310 - Reinforced-concrete work

two.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

A key aspect of the CEC Framework is that all schemes going through it are intended to be delivered by adopting a common approach, using standard documentation, standard procedures and a standard output specifications. Framework Partners appointed to the CEC Framework will develop this approach to ensure that the core output, namely better functioning facilities for delivering port services needs and wider business, stakeholders, and community provision, will achieve price efficiency and value for money.

The full scope of works will be set out in the tender documentation, however to aid the design of the procurement, Peel Ports are asking the supply chain who would wish to be part of the Peel Ports CEC Framework to indicate the technical, commercial and geographic areas of interest specific to them.

Commercial Banding -

Band 1 £0 - £1m

Band 2 £1m - £4.6m

Band 3 £4.6m – Above

Geographic Banding -

North West (Port of Liverpool - Manchester Ship Canal - Heysham Port)

South East & Southern (Sheerness – Great Yarmouth – Chatham)

Scotland Central & West (KGV (King George V) – Rothesay – Inchgreen – GOT (Greenock Ocean Terminal) – Hunterston – Ardrossan)

Dublin (Dublin)

Technical Banding -

• Drainage and Road Construction New and Maintenance

• Earthworks and Ground Remediation

• Bridgeworks Refurbishments

• Piling Marine and Landside

• Marine asset renewal and refurbishment, Lock Gates, Sluice Gates, Quay Walls, RoRo Facilities, Berthing Furniture and Bollards, and all Ship to Shore requirements

• Foundations, RC and PCC Retaining Structures

• Warehousing and General Buildings New Build and Maintenance

• Rail enabling works, Goods Handling Platforms, and Storage Depots

Key Requirements of the Framework -

First Class approach towards the delivery of H&S, Quality, Environmental, and Wellbeing

Collaborative Partnering Community Approach

Managing for Efficiency and Effectiveness

Leading Innovation and Change, including implementation

Application of Lean Production and Improvement Methodologies

Problem solving and decision making

Setting Framework KPI’s and KPM’s

Commitment towards PPG Carbon Neutral Commitment by 2040

Sustainable, Measurable Design, demonstrating Carbon Reduction, Lean Construction Methods, and Whole Life Cycle Enhancements

Agility towards the everchanging level of workloads and work types

Commercial -

Application and thinking

Value for money through a collaborative approach

Openness and transparency

Effective Engagement Management


Enhancing Performance

Time Management

Continual Development

Dealing with Conflict

Policies and Processes

Value -

Anticipated annual spend:

Band 1 £20m

Band 2 £30m

Band 3 £80m

two.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice

21 April 2023

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: No

Section six. Complementary information

six.3) Additional information

If you have experience in this area please could you please complete the response matrix located on the documents section of the Peel Ports Procurement portal and submit to the Peel Ports Sourcing Team mailbox:


• Company Name

• Contact details, including location telephone and e-mail address, main point of contact and position in Company

• A short description (1-2 paragraphs) of your Company’s capabilities in this area.

• The completed CEC market test survey document

• The completed CEC market testing survey document

The closing date for responses is 12/04/23