Published date: 22 March 2022

Last edited date: 22 March 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: 26 April 2022, 12:03pm

Contract summary


  • Construction work - 45000000

  • Construction work for highways, roads - 45233100

  • Construction-related services - 71500000

Location of contract


Value of contract

£0 to £40,000,000

Procurement reference

IT-336-2640-WCC 00002640

Published date

22 March 2022

Closing date

26 April 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

1 February 2023

Contract end date

31 January 2027

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type


Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The purpose of this Prior Information Notice (PIN) is to initiate a market engagement exercise for the procurement of a multidisciplinary services provider to assist Worcestershire County Council with delivery of highways related schemes predominantly utilising the NEC4 suite of contracts, and assess the interest and capability of the market to provide and deliver the scope of potential services and what its views are on how an opportunity of this kind might be packaged and delivered.

Certain proposals are under current consideration in advance of an imminent future Contract Notice that will be published via Find a Tender. Information obtained as part of this market engagement may be used to inform the subsequent scope of services, strategy and call for competition by competitive tender in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations (PCR) 2015.
- Value - The estimated total value included under II.1.5 relates to an envisaged turnover of ?5m per annum (no value of services will be guaranteed).
- Procurement Strategy is for a single supplier contract to provide all services via distinct instruction during the term via Task Order.
- Contracting Strategy - the NEC4 Professional Services Contract will be utilised with suitable amendments. The NEC4 suite is utilised by WCC for highways related works and services as it is established on the principle of inspiring and encouraging best practice in project management within a partnering environment, and improving its transparent risk allocation.

Tenderers must have a minimum turnover of ?80,000,000 per annum

To facilitate responses to this Prior Information Notice (PIN) an information pack/questionnaire is available to all potential suppliers who express an interest in tendering. To express an interest and download the questionnaire, please access via the In-Tend e-tendering tool (registration is free via

WCC may invite potential bidders to further discuss their responses within online consultation sessions. We will use the feedback offered to help shape the overall procurement strategy.

We request a response to the questionnaire at the earliest opportunity and no later than Monday 11 April 2022, to be returned via the procurement portal

More information


Additional text

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : Yes

About the buyer

Contact name

Claire Wooding


Spetchley Road
United Kingdom


01905 845086