Published date: 24 August 2021

Closed early engagement

Closing date: 31 August 2021

Contract summary


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

  • Construction work - 45000000

Location of contract

East of England

Procurement reference

A47 Thickthorn - FRC package

Published date

24 August 2021

Closing date

31 August 2021

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A47 / A11 Thickthorn Interchange

Galliford Try, as the East Region Delivery Partner are delivering the A47 / A11 Thickthorn Interchange project in the county of Norfolk in partnership with Highways England. The project will help relieve congestion at Thickthorn junction by providing two new free-flowing slip roads that will connect the A47 with the A11. The new slip roads will re-route traffic away from the junction and flow it under new underpasses.

The project has recently submitted a Development Consent Order to the Planning Inspectorate and the project is forecast to commence on site in early 2023 and will take around 2 years to complete.

Package: Formwork, Reinforcement and Concrete (FRC)

Outline Scope of Works

The FRC Package consists of two parts:

Stage 1: Early Contractor Involvement. To provide technical and commercial input into the detailed design phase and to formulate the budget and programme for the works.

Stage 2: Construction. To provide all necessary supervision, labour, plant and materials required to construct the temporary formwork, falsework and access scaffolds to build the permanent reinforced concrete structures that will form parts of the new highway network. There are 8 new structures proposed.

Principal Activities Approximate Quantities
Project Management 1no
Formwork - supply, fix and dismantle 6400 m2
Reinforcing Steel - supply and fix 3600 t
Insitu Concrete - supply, place, compact, finish and cure 6600 m3
Precast Culvert Units 38no


It is currently anticipated that the Stage 1 ECI works will commence in September 2021.

Deadline for Notifications of Interest 16:00 hrs on Friday 31st August 2021

Galliford Try procurement process
To secure work with Galliford Try, a supplier will need to pass the PAS91 onboarding process administered through Builders Profile. Details will be shared with shortlisted suppliers.
If this package is of interest to your company please contact our procurement team by e-mail on by the above deadline with your notification of interest and details of your capabilities.

Any notifications of interest after the above deadline will not be responded to.

About the buyer

Contact name

Paul McDermott