Published date: 22 November 2021

Last edited date: 23 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: 6 January 2022, 11:59pm

Contract summary


  • Ground-drainage work - 45111240

  • Drainage construction works - 45232450

  • Drainage and surface works - 45232451

    • Drainage works - 45232452

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

22 November 2021

Closing date

6 January 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

1 April 2022

Contract end date

31 March 2024

Contract type


Procedure type

Open procedure

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The Authority invites suitably experienced providers for the above Framework for skilled service to provide a combined, Housing and Non-Housing, Drainage Works 2022-2024. This Framework Contract will ensure availability of skilled Contractors to deliver planned, programmed and responsive workse requiring differing values and complexities as required for the Framework Contract. The Framework contains two lots covering Lot 1 - Housing and Lot 2 Non-Housing and is initially for 2 years with an option, at the sole discretion of the Authority, to extend for up to a further 2 x 12 months. Details of the two Lots and operation of the Framework are included in the Tender pack.
The Authority will be acting as Principal Contractor and the Successful Contractor(s) will be acting as Sub-Contractors.
Successfully awarded Contractors will be required to work together with North Tyneside Council (the Authority) to drive improvements and support the aims and ambitions of the Contract.
The main areas of activity may comprise of, but are not exclusively limited to carrying out the following:

Lot 1 = North Tyneside Council Housing Stock including carry out repairs to lead water pipe renewals, CCTV Surveys, drain cleaning/jet washing, drain lining repairs with any necessary associated works.
Lot 2 = North Tyneside Council Non-Housing and public Buildings Stock including carry out unblocking drains, doing CCTV surveys and septic tank disposal

Following this tender exercise, it is envisaged that up to 3 Contractors will be appointed to Lot 1 and the highest ranked Bidder will be offered the first ranked Contractor as a Direct Award for works up to £5K and for Lot 2 up to 5 Contractors will be appointed to the Framework, will be offered each contract under the value of £5,000, and each contract which is classified as urgent or an emergency (irrelevant of cost). If the first placed Contractor is unable to undertake or refuses the contract offer, then the contract will be offered to the next placed Contractor and so-forth, for works over £5K, a mini competition will be undertaken between the successful contractors, please refer to the Authority Requirements in the full tender pack for further information. The Tender documents are available to download immediately after registering an interest. Tenders will only be accepted via the NEPO Portal, information is provided in additional information.

More information

Previous notice about this procurement

Contract 33 - Framework for Combined Drainage Works 2022-2024

  • Opportunity
  • Published 22 November 2021, last edited 23 November 2021


Additional text

The initial contract is for twenty four months with an option to extend for up to a further two twelve month periods after which renewals will be undertaken in accordance with the Authority's contract Standing Orders
The full detail's of the award criteria are included in the Tender Documents
A maximum of 3 Contractors will be on Lot 1 and a maximum of 5 Contractors on Lot 2
Interested bidders must access the NEPO Portal for further information, which are available to download immediately in the NEPO Portal after registering an interest via the link below. Unregistered suppliers will be re-directed to a registration page.

About the buyer

Contact name

Christine Bordoli


Quadrant, Cobalt Business Park
The Silverlink North
North Tyneside
NE27 0BY


+44 7583007237