Published date: 25 November 2021

Last edited date: 25 November 2021

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.


Closing: 4 January 2022, 12pm

Contract summary

Industry

  • Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis - 71241000

  • Feasibility study - 79314000

Location of contract

NN16 8TL

Value of contract

£35,000 to £40,000

Procurement reference

IT-494-104-NNC00000104

Published date

25 November 2021

Closing date

4 January 2022

Closing time

12pm

Contract start date

7 February 2022

Contract end date

15 June 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

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

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

Yes


Description

The Council is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Supplier to produce an interim engineering design to include a landscape character assessment and footfall study to connect Corby with Wellingborough through the Ise Valley for cyclists and walkers.

An interim engineering design is required to develop the network between Corby and Wellingborough, and to investigate links into the existing the Greenway.

The route will be the subject of a landscape and character assessment to analyse and describe potential impacts based on projected visitor numbers, topographic and sensitivity study, and how natural materials can be used. It will produce a feasibility and design options report recommending solutions for leisure and commuter access.

The study will specifically take place between Wellingborough and Corby, via Kettering, following the River Ise where possible.

The scope of the work will involve:
Preliminary meetings with North Northamptonshire Council, River Nene Regional Park and stakeholders including preparatory work and information sharing;
An interim engineering design, which will scope a minimum of one (1) route to include landscape and character assessment, analysing potential impacts based on projected visitor numbers, topographic and sensitivity study, and use of materials; and
Production of a design options report recommending solutions for leisure and commuter access.

This contract must be concluded by no later than Wednesday, 15th June 2022.


More information

Links

Additional text

Please visit the North Northamptonshire Council e-Procurement Portal (https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nnc/aspx/Home) to express an interest in this opportunity and to access the documentation.

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No


How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer

Contact name

North Northamptonshire Council Procurement Team

Address

41 Meadow Road
Kettering
Northamptonshire
NN16 8TL
United Kingdom

Telephone

00000 00000

Email

procurement@northnorthants.gov.uk