Published date: 29 July 2022

Awarded contract - This means that the contract has been awarded to a supplier.

Closing: 8 March 2021, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Construction work - 45000000

Location of contract

North East

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

29 July 2022

Closing date

8 March 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

27 May 2022

Contract end date

31 August 2027

Contract type


Procedure type

Restricted procedure (above threshold)

A two-stage procedure, where the first stage is used to select suppliers, who are then invited to bid in the second stage.

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



National Highways continues to roll out the Asset Delivery model to its operational areas. There is a
requirement to deliver a range of renewal, improvement and selected small scheme construction works on the
Strategic Road Network in areas utilising specialist contractors working collaboratively with National Highways
to deliver these works. It is envisaged that this framework will straddle two Road Investment Strategy (RIS)
periods (RIS 2 and RIS 3) enabling a smooth transition between them. Works for schemes have been divided
into a number of workstreams that align with the contractors' specialisms, and will also include design.
Bandings have been introduced into the framework model to differentiate some contracting terms between

This award is for Lot 1.2 General Civil Engineering (region) in the North East region (National Highways Areas 12 and 14)

This Lot covers the supply of materials, plant and labour to carry out construction and removal activities, including but not limited to;

- Highway drainage assets
- Pipes,
- Ditches,
- Swales,
- Ponds,
- The control and disposal of contaminated material,
- The installation of traffic signs and posts,
- Non-illuminated traffic signs and posts
- Earthworks,
- Ducting,
- Kerbing,
- Footways,
- Modular paving,
- Site clearance,
- Brick, block and stonework,
- Piling,
- Temporary works required to ensure a safe method of working.
- Demolition
- Concrete,
- Asbestos removal (planned)
- Earthwork stabilisation,
- Counterfort drains,
- Soil nailing
- Ground anchors
- Slope netting (rock and soil),
- Rock slope works including dowels, bolts, scaling, buttressing, dentition, shotcrete, and
- 'Innovative' stabilisation techniques, such as electrokinetic osmosis, fibre reinforced soil, soil mixing and the use of geosynthetics to reinforce soil

Other duties
This scope also includes:
- Mobilisation
- Early Contractor Involvement
- Elements of Supplier Design
- Principal contractor
- Welfare facilities
- Manage Network Occupancy
- Community; and
- Contingency

The scope may also include carrying out some of the duties of the Maintenance & Response Contractor and providing Incident Response Rapid Response) when instructed.

More information


Award information

Awarded date

27 May 2022

Contract start date

27 May 2022

Contract end date

31 August 2027

Total value of contract


This contract was awarded to 1 supplier.

Tilbury Douglas Construction Ltd


30-40 Eastcheap, London, England, EC3M 1HD


No reference - other

Supplier is SME?


Supplier is VCSE?


About the buyer

Contact name

National Highways


The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street
B1 1RN