The regional framework is expected to be worth £147m and covers a full range of highways services from civil and structural engineering through to traffic management, winter maintenance and environmental services.
The precise scope of the requirements for the 17 councils, which include Manchester City Council, will be identified during the competitive dialogue process.
Cheshire East Borough Council is procuring for itself and also for
- Alsager Town Council.
- Bollington Town Council.
- Congleton Town Council.
- Knutsford Town Council.
- Middlewich Town Council.
- Nantwich Town Council.
- Poynton Town Council.
- Sandbach Town Council.
And the following neighbouring authorities:
- Warrington Borough Council
- Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council
- Manchester City Council
- Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council
- High Peak District Council
- Staffordshire Moorlands District Council
- Newcastle-Under-Lyme Borough Council
- Shropshire Council
Firms have until 24 August to request information and complete PQQs.
More deatils are available from Moaz Khan, head of the highways procurement team at Cheshire East Borogh Council.