Highways Professional Services Framework - RFI

  • Liverpool City Council

F01: Prior information notice (call for competition)

Notice reference: 2021/S 000-018747

Published 4 August 2021, 12:49pm

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

Liverpool City Council

4th Floor, Cunard Building


L3 1DS


Mr Neil Gaskell




+44 1512330588


United Kingdom

NUTS code

UK - United Kingdom

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

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at


Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via


one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

one.5) Main activity

General public services

Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Highways Professional Services Framework - RFI

Reference number


two.1.2) Main CPV code

  • 71311210 - Highways consultancy services

two.1.3) Type of contract


two.1.4) Short description

LCC are proposing to procure a framework for professional services specifically to highways

• Term: 4 years

• Proposed Lots: as detailed in question 1 of the RFI Document

• Number of suppliers to be awarded to each lot: 4-6 (to be decided)

• Procurement Procedure: Open.

• Indicative Value: £60m - £80m over the 4 years.

two.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: £240,000,000

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

two.2) Description

two.2.1) Title

Project Design Services, and Site Support (includes Technical Authoring and Modelling)

Lot No


two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

  • 71311210 - Highways consultancy services

two.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

1. Project Design Services, and Site Support (includes Technical Authoring and Modelling)

2. Programme and Project Management

3. Project Health & Safety

4. Project Cost and Commercial Consultants

5. TRO Consultancy and Drafting Services

6. Transport Planning Advice (with Transport Modelling)

7. Miscellaneous e.g. IT design, bridge survey, site investigation, environmental specialisms, some car parking services

We may also propose splitting the lots into an A, and B (or more), where:

A = An uncapped turnover value

B = A capped applicant turnover value

two.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion - Name: Social Value / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion - Name: Interviews / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion - Name: Technical Questions / Weighting: 40

Price - Weighting: 30

two.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months


two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.1) Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

four.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 45

In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

four.2) Administrative information

four.2.2) Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest


29 October 2021

four.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted


four.2.5) Scheduled date for start of award procedures

11 January 2022

Section six. Complementary information

six.4) Procedures for review

six.4.1) Review body




United Kingdom