Published date: 12 November 2021

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 15 December 2021, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services - 71000000

  • Architectural and related services - 71200000

  • Engineering services - 71300000

    • Consultative engineering and construction services - 71310000

    • Civil engineering consultancy services - 71311000

    • Consulting services for water-supply and waste consultancy - 71800000

Location of contract


Value of contract

£20,000,000 to £40,000,000

Procurement reference

WCC 00002439

Published date

12 November 2021

Closing date

15 December 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 April 2022

Contract end date

31 March 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

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

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

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Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Worcestershire County Council (WCC) require professional services to support the delivery of highways and transportation services.
The Services Required
The required outcome of this procurement is to deliver high quality, cost-effective highways and transportation professional services to the people served by WCC.
The service areas may include but are not limited to:
o General design services
o Project Manager / QS / Planner / NEC4 Project Manager provision
o Ground investigation analysis and report
o Transport modelling and business case development competency
o Transport planning services
o Ecology & sustainability appraisals
o Planning application support
o Personal travel planning delivery
o Flooding - design, risk assessments, modelling, etc.
o Road safety audits
o Traffic services, eg: flow surveys, control systems, etc
o Street lighting design services
o S278 checks and Development Control support
o Technical Project Commissions (including fixed asset technology; moving asset technology; the network (eg 5G network).
o Land negotiation support
o Surveying
o Mechanical and electrical design services
o GIS mapping
The contract will be a single supplier contract, under NEC4 Professional Service Contract Option C target contract for a duration of four years with the potential to extend for up to a further four years, dependent upon performance and value to WCC, expected to be effective from mid-2022.
The contract will not be exclusive and WCC reserves the right to procure services outside the contract.
It is envisaged that the spend will be in the order of ?5m per year, but this will vary. This value is given for guidance purposes only and does not form a contractual commitment. There are no guarantees as to volume or value within the life of this contract.

More information


Additional text

To register your interest and to download the tender documentation via the County Council's e-procurement portal

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

About the buyer

Contact name

Kim James


Spetchley Road
United Kingdom


01905 673190