Shortlists for £5bn Highways Agency super framework

Aaron Morby 8 years ago

Highways Agency procurement chiefs have shortlisted contractors for a new collaborative delivery framework, which promises the biggest shake-up in roads procurement for years.

The new-style collaborative delivery framework will be used to deliver between £4bn to £5bn of schemes over the next 4–6 years.

Tenders were invited from shortlisted bidder this week and will be returned by late May.

After a nail-biting four or five months for the industry roads contractors winning firms will be announced in the Autumn.

Work will be split between four lots covering high-value, medium and below £25m projects and engineering design services.

For the prized major projects framework two of the seven shortlisted contractors are set to miss out on £3.2bn of project spoils over the programme.

Projects above £100m (5 places)

  • Balfour Beatty Civil Engineering
  • BAM Nuttall/Morgan Sindall JV
  • Bouygues TP
  • Carillion Construction
  • Costain
  • Skanska Construction UK
  • Laing O’Rourke Construction

Projects from £25m-£100m (6 places)

  • Galliford Try Infrastructure
  • BAM Nuttall/Morgan Sindall JV
  • HOCHTIEF (UK) Construction
  • John Sisk & Son Ltd / Lagan Construction JV
  • Kier Construction Limited
  • Vinci Construction UK/Vinci Construction Grands Projets JV
  • Laing O’Rourke Construction
  • Amey LG
  • Carillion Construction
  • Costain
  • Skanska Construction

Schemes up to £25m (5 places)

  • EM Highway Services
  • VolkerFitzpatrick
  • McLaughlin and Harvey
  • John Graham Construction
  • Interserve Construction
  • Amey LG
  • Alun Griffiths (Contractors)
  • Geoffrey Osborne
  • Galliford Try Infrastructure

Professional Design and Engineering Services (12 places)

  • Amey OW
  • Arup
  • Atkins
  • Capita Symonds/Ramboll UK JV
  • CH2M Hill
  • Hyder Consulting (UK)
  • Jacobs Engineering UK
  • Mott MacDonald/Grontmij JV
  • Mouchel
  • Pell Frischmann
  • Royal HaskoningDHV
  • RPS Group
  • URS Infrastructure and Environment (UK) Ltd
  • Waterman/Tony Gee/WYG JV (part of W2G Highways consortium)
  • WSP/Parsons Brinkerhoff JV

The new pared down suppliers lists will help to establish much closer working ties with designers and agency officials than previously achieved and span the entire major highways building programme, including managed motorways.

The new smaller panels of contractors will deliver projects like the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon, motorway widening and bypass schemes, junctions, super pinch points and asset renewal works.


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