Published date: 14 June 2021

Awarded contract - This means that the contract has been awarded to a supplier.

Closing: 22 December 2020, 12pm

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

    • 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

South East

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

14 June 2021

Closing date

22 December 2020

Closing time


Contract start date

1 November 2021

Contract end date

31 October 2029

Contract type


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.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Highways England has appointed a contractor to provide and undertake all cyclical and routine maintenance, incident response, defect rectification and severe weather delivery on the all-purpose trunk roads and motorways within Hampshire, Surrey, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, part of Dorset and part of Buckinghamshire, not including the M25, (Highways England Area 3). Duties will also include maintenance of roadside technology, the provision of traffic management for the contractor's maintenance and incident response activities (including traffic management for others), 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 Highways England.
Highways England may consider amending the duties listed above as appropriate during the contract period.
The Service Period for the Maintenance and Response contract is for a duration of 8 years with an additional 6 months mobilisation period from 21 May 2021 to 31 October 2021.

More information

Previous notice about this procurement

Area 3 Maintenance and Response Contract

  • Future opportunity
  • Published 20 August 2020


  • AR146E~1.PDF
  • Tender notice
  • Area 3 M&R Scope Annex 25B Form of Novation (Contractor to new Contractor) Contract Issue 8 Rev 0
  • AR38FD~1.PDF
  • Tender notice
  • Area 3 M&R Scope Annex 02 Vision Imperatives Values and Key Objectives Contract Issue 8 Rev 0
  • AR8479~1.PDF
  • Tender notice
  • Area 3 M&R Scope Annex 25A Form of Novation (Client to new Client) Contract Issue 8 Rev 0
  • ARC507~1.PDF
  • Tender notice
  • Area 3 M&R Scope Annex 08 Confidentiality Clients Personnel Security Contract Issue 8 Rev 0
  • AREA3M~2.PDF
  • Tender notice
  • Area 3 M&R Scope Annex 27 Environmental Management Sustainability Contract Issue 8 Rev 0
  • AREA3M~2_1.pdf
  • Tender notice
  • Area 3 M&R Contract Data Part 1 & Z Clauses Contract Issue 8 Rev 0 - REDACTED

Award information

Awarded date

21 May 2021

Contract start date

1 November 2021

Contract end date

31 October 2029

Total value of contract


This contract was awarded to 1 supplier.

Kier Highways Limited


81 Fountain Street, Manchester M2 2EE


No reference - other

Supplier is SME?


Supplier is VCSE?


About the buyer


Bridge House, 1 Walnut Tree Close