Published date: 14 August 2020

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 September 2020, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Construction work - 45000000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

14 August 2020

Closing date

15 September 2020

Closing time


Contract start date

22 January 2021

Contract end date

31 May 2024

Contract type


Procedure type

Restricted procedure

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

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username and password will be emailed to you. The Council are seeking to appoint a lead Principal (CDM 2015) Design & Build Contractor to provide all
necessary Design & Engineering, Labour, Equipment, Plant & Materials to undertake all works associated with
the delivery of the Carlisle Southern Link Road (CSLR). The CSLR will connect Junction 42 of the M6 with the A595 and will connect with Carlisle Northern Development route from the A595 to Junction 44 of the M6. The
CSLR is an 8km road (60mph) which will include four new roundabouts, five cycle bridges and four road bridges
and a cycle path along the northern side along its full length. Two of the bridges will cross Network Rail assets
(West Coast Main Line and Cumbrian Coast Line) with one of these bridges also crossing the River Caldew.
This opportunity is split into two stages. The estimated value of the Stage 1 contract is £2M to £4M. There is no
guarantee that the Contractor will be appointed to deliver stage two.

About the buyer

Contact name

Clare Redpath


Cumbria House
107 - 117 Botchergate
United Kingdom


+44 1228221746


Closing: 15 September 2020, 12pm