Published date: 7 May 2021

Last edited date: 12 May 2021

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Contract summary


  • Road traffic-control equipment - 34923000

  • Construction work for highways - 45233130

  • Highway maintenance work - 45233139

    • Roadworks - 45233140

    • Road-maintenance works - 45233141

    • Surface work for highways - 45233210

    • Electrical installation work - 45310000

    • Installation of signalling equipment - 45316200

    • Repair, maintenance and associated services related to roads and other equipment - 50230000

    • Miscellaneous repair and maintenance services - 50800000

    • Engineering services - 71300000

Location of contract

West Midlands

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

7 May 2021

Approach to market date

30 June 2021

Contract start date

1 July 2022

Contract end date

30 June 2030

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Highways England is looking for a suitable contractor to provide and undertake all routine and response maintenance, incident response, defect rectification and severe weather delivery on the all-purpose trunk roads and motorways within the West Midlands (Highways England Area 9). The Area 9 Strategic Road Network includes Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands and Worcestershire.

Additional duties will also include maintenance of roadside technology, the provision of traffic management for the contractor's maintenance and response activities (including traffic management) during incidents and where instructed by Highways England and the maintenance of depots. Under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015 the contractor will be Principal Contractor for all work they undertake and where / if instructed otherwise by the Service Manager.

Highways England will be hosting a tender launch event on the morning of 11 June 2021 via Microsoft Teams. Further details will be issued to confirm how the event will take place.

Expressions of interest are invited with interested suppliers requested to email, providing details of attendees to: no later than 3 June 2021.

A maximum of 3 attendees per organisation will be permitted.

About the buyer


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