Published date: 16 September 2020

This notice was replaced on 16 September 2020

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Opportunity (published 16 September 2020, last edited 16 October 2020)

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Contract summary


  • Diving services - 98363000

Location of contract

Yorkshire and the Humber

Value of contract

£100,000 to £400,000

Procurement reference


Published date

16 September 2020

Closing date

20 October 2020

Closing time


Contract start date

1 November 2020

Contract end date

31 October 2021

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

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The work comprise Underwater Surveys (scour inspections) of the abutments/foundations and/or piers of bridges, Principal Inspections of bridges/culverts, General Inspections of bridges/culverts and Special Inspections of bridges/culverts over various watercourses. The production of reports including photographs and all comprehensive site notes/sketches. The use of dictaphone recording systems is not permitted.

The agreement may also require the Contractor to carry out post flood damage surveys of underwater elements of bridges and occasional inspections on non-listed bridges as required for the whole duration of the contract and/or during the defects correction period.

The works will generally be carried out within the Metropolitan District of Leeds, but the Contractor may also be requested to carryout works in other districts including (but not exclusively) Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Wakefield and York.

About the buyer


St George House
3rd Floor, 40 Great George Street