Published date: 30 April 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: 13 May 2021, 5pm

Contract summary


  • Construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus) - 44000000

  • Construction work - 45000000

  • Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services - 71000000

Location of contract

BA22 7LH

Value of contract


Procurement reference

A303 Sparkford to Ilchester Dualling scheme

Published date

30 April 2021

Closing date

13 May 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 August 2021

Contract end date

1 December 2021

Contract type


Procedure type

Competitive procedure with negotiation (above threshold)

Anyone may ask to participate, but only those who are pre-selected will be invited to submit initial tenders and to negotiate.

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

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A303 Sparkford to Ilchester

Galliford Try, as the South West Regional Delivery Partner are delivering the A303 Sparkford to Ilchester dualling project in the county of Somerset on behalf of Highways England. The project involves the design and construction of 5.6km of new dual lane all-purpose carriageway, connecting the existing dual carriageway at the Sparkford and Podimore Bypasses, therefore creating a continuous dual carriageway between Mere and the Podimore Roundabout.
The project is recently received approval of the Development Consent Order from the Secretary of State for Transport and the project is forecast to commence on site in late summer 2021 and will take around 2 years to complete.


Outline Scope of Works
The Asbestos Survey / Removal works consist of supervision, labour, plant and materials required to undertake the asbestos survey works [[and removal if necessary] all in accordance with the scope document contained and referred to within this enquiry document. The majority of the new A303 dual carriageway sits to the north of the existing A303 however the new and existing carriageways cross at approx. ch3300 & ch3750.

It is currently anticipated that the Asbestos Survey works will commence in July / Augsut 2021.


Deadline for Notifications of Interest 17:30hrs 6th May 2021
Deadline for tender submission 17:30hrs 13th May 2021

If this package is of interest to your company please contact the Managing QS [Adrian Paddock] by e-mail on, by the above deadline for notifications of interest and a link to the subcontract enquiry documentation can then be issued. Any notifications of interest after the deadline will not be responded to.

About the buyer

Contact name

Adrian Paddcok