Published date: 5 November 2021

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: 17 December 2021, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Test drilling and boring work - 45120000

  • Ground investigation services - 71351500

  • Surveying services - 71355000

    • Site-investigation services - 71510000

    • Laboratory services - 71900000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

5 November 2021

Closing date

17 December 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

27 January 2022

Contract end date

31 May 2022

Contract type


Procedure type

Open procedure

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

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Wiltshire Council require Intrusive Ground Investigation Surveys to be undertaken by an experienced Ground Investigation Contractor to the south east of Chippenham. The work will include specified field tests to determine the geotechnical properties and characteristics of the various strata present along the length of the proposed distributor road.
The Ground Investigation Contractor will act as the Principal Contractor for the works and safely coordinate activities on site.
The ground investigation surveys are required to enable the collection of ground information including; constancy, strength and strata composition as well as samples for laboratory testing, contamination extents and ground water data for use in the design of the new road section. Intrusive works shall comprise borehole drilling, trial pit excavation and Cone Penetration testing.

About the buyer

Contact name

Dave Gillett


Wiltshire Council
County Hall, Bythesea Road
BA14 8JN