Published date: 13 July 2022

Last edited date: 22 July 2022

This notice was replaced on 13 July 2022

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Awarded contract (published 7 June 2023)

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Contract summary


  • Highway maintenance work - 45233139

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

13 July 2022

Closing date

5 September 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

1 June 2023

Contract end date

31 May 2029

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

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Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Halton Borough Council and Warrington Borough Council are seeking appoint a suitably qualified Contractor to provide Highways Term Maintenance Services.
The service comprises maintenance and improvement work including:
Carriageways, footways and cycleways
Public rights of way
Signs and road markings
Fences and highway barriers / restraint systems
Drainage systems
Bridges, culverts, retaining walls and other structures
Street furniture
Street lighting and other illuminated assets
Car parks and other paved areas
Reactive Maintenance
Emergency repairs, signing and making safe on a 24/7 basis
Manpower emergency response service.
Emergency Winter Maintenance Operations (including snow clearance of specific areas e.g. Shopping centres)
Programmed Maintenance Works:
Potholing and patching
Planned repairs and servicing
Minor repairs
Road marking and road stud
Drainage investigations and repairs
Maintenance of Public Rights of Way
Verge maintenance (edging of footways and clearing drainage grips)
Repair and replacement of street furniture, street name plates and pedestrian guard rails
Minor bridge maintenance, repairs to structures and graffiti removal
Traffic management for events and third parties
Placement and removal of temporary barriers.
Concrete repairs to structures
Graffiti removal
The construction of improvement works for
Carriageway, footway and cycleways
Street lighting and UTC infrastructure
Signs and road markings
Drainage improvements and flood alleviation
Traffic Management
Bridge improvements
Environmental Enhancements.
Active travel including cycling and pedestrian schemes
Developer Schemes under Section 38 & Section 278 of the Highways Act 1980 relating to the development of highway infrastructure etc,
Routine Maintenance Services:
Gully cleaning and drainage clearance,
Verge maintenance and weed spraying for public rights of way.
Winter Response Service:
Precautionary salting,
Snow and ice service,

More information

Previous notice about this procurement

Highways Term Maintenance Contracts - Halton Borough Council and Warrington Borough Council

  • Opportunity
  • Published 13 July 2022

Additional text

Please note:
The contract terms are six years with 4 x 12 month extension options to be given at the discretion of the Authorities.
The estimated contract value is based on extension options being given. If no extensions are offered then the estimated contract value could reduce to approx. 70200000.00. Each annual extension for both contracts after the initial term of 6 years has been estimated at 11700000. There is no guarantee regarding these figures and not all work is known at this time so the figures in this notice are purely estimates.

To bid for this opportunity please register as a supplier at and express your interest in the opportunity via the Chest. All of the procurement documentation will be available on the Chest website to view and complete.
Any queries can be raised using the messaging facility on the Chest website.

About the buyer


Kingsway House
United Kingdom