Published date: 7 January 2022

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: 4 March 2022, 5pm

Contract summary


  • Architectural and related services - 71200000

  • Engineering services - 71300000

  • Construction-related services - 71500000

    • Consulting services for water-supply and waste consultancy - 71800000

    • Sewage, refuse, cleaning and environmental services - 90000000

Location of contract


Value of contract

£0 to £6,500,000

Procurement reference


Published date

7 January 2022

Closing date

4 March 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

18 April 2022

Contract end date

17 April 2026

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

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

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The Coal Authority is re-tendering its Framework Contract for The
Provision of Engineering Services.

The new framework seeks to appoint suppliers for the provision of services on an 'as and when required' basis, predominantly in relation to the effects of past mining liabilities and other areas of responsibility of the Coal Authority.

Services required will include, but not be limited to;

• Investigation into the causes of failure, condition assessment, damage quantification and solution design for damage to roads, bridges, buildings, drainage land etc. caused by past mining.

• The areas of expertise may include civil, structural, geotechnical, mining, mechanical and electrical engineering, also environmental, health and safety, contract procurement, agricultural and specialist land drainage advice relating to past coal mining subsidence liabilities and other specialist service areas such as hydrology and hydrogeology.

The lotting structure for this new framework is:

1 - Mine Water Treatment Schemes and Mine Related Interventions: Scoping, Feasibility and Design (MWTS)
2 - Civil and Structural Engineering
3 - Archaeological Services
4 - Ecology & Environmental
5 - Planning Services
6 - Land Drainage: Agricultural and Specialist
7 - Health, Safety and Wellbeing (HSW)
8 - Sustainability Economics and reporting benefits / improvement
9 - Treatability
10 - Waste Characterisation and Management Service
11 - Project Management, Supervisory Services and Cost

For detail of the services that may be required under each lot, please refer to the Scope of Services Document attached to this notice.

Bids may be submitted for all, or any selection of the lots available.

This tender will be managed through our Procurement Portal InBye where all tender documents can be found.

Please invite yourself to this event on our portal to participate.

Attached is guidance on how to access our portal.

More information

Previous notice about this procurement

Engineering Services Framework

  • Future opportunity
  • Published 28 May 2021


Additional text

Please refer to the document 'Generic eTender Registration Information - Contracts Finder.pdf' attached to this notice for full instructions of how to register for this opportunity.

About the buyer

Contact name

Gareth Billings


200 Lichfield Lane