Published date: 24 December 2021

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

South East, South West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

24 December 2021

Closing date

8 March 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

18 November 2021

Contract end date

6 October 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 4.1 Road Restraint Systems and Fencing (super region) in the South region (National Highways Areas 1, 2, 3 and 4)

This Lot covers the supply of materials, plant and labour for the;

- Installation and removal of road restraint systems (vehicle and pedestrian)
- Push tests of existing road restraint systems, and

- Installation and removal of highway fencing and environmental barrier
Other duties

This scope also includes:

- Mobilisation
- Early Contractor Involvement
- 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

18 November 2021

Contract start date

18 November 2021

Contract end date

6 October 2027

Total value of contract


This contract was awarded to 1 supplier.

Forest Traffic Services Limited


Forest House, Broad Quay Road, Felnex Industrial Estate, Newport NP19 4PN


No reference - other

Supplier is SME?


Supplier is VCSE?


About the buyer

Contact name

National Highways


The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street
B1 1RN