Public Sector Network Tender Alert


GB-Shrewsbury: Town Centre Package 2

Shropshire Council is looking to procure Principal Contractors for the next phase of the Shrewsbury Integrated Transport Package, which consists of Public Realm Enhancements located at three separate sites located in Shrewsbury town centre as follows: •Site 7, Bellstone from its junction with Shoplatch to Barker Street •Site 9, Wyle Cop at its junction with Dogpole •Site 12, Mardol, Roushill, Mardol Head and Claremont Street. At these sites new natural stone kerb lines will be constructed to provide wider footways and new pedestrian crossing points. The footways will be repaved with high-quality natural stone materials. The existing drainage will be altered where required to suit the new road layouts. Carriageway resurfacing will be undertaken and some areas of carriageway will be paved in natural stone setts. Trees are proposed to be planted in urban tree pits at Bellstone and Mardol and updated street furniture is proposed at all sites. Traffic sign upgrades are proposed at all sites. Works are due to commence in March 2019. Shropshire Council is inviting organisations to pre-qualify in order to be selected to be invited to tender for the provision of these Works. As part of the pre-qualification process Contractors must be able to demonstrate their competence/suitability in the following areas: •Health and Safety oCDM2015 - willingness to accept the role of Principal Contractor oCHAS Certification or equivalent approved scheme oAccident Record (RIDDOR) •Financial oProven financial standing oAdequate Insurance Cover •Experience oReference Projects/Contracts demonstrating ability to undertake public realm improvement schemes working in an urban and town centre environment with complex traffic/pedestrian management arrangements and associated road-space permit restrictions oOther Specialist Services that the Contractor is able to provide •Equality oCompliance with Equality and Diversity legislation


Abbey Foregate

Contract value: 1000000-5000000

Published: 1 Aug 2018, Receipt by: 14 Sep 2018