Businesses invited to bid for council work potentially worth £150m


Businesses of all shapes and sizes are being given the opportunity to bid for various construction and highways contracts for North Lincolnshire Council work – potentially worth in total £150m over six years.

Businesses have until 19 October to register to be on the framework of approved contractors for when the various jobs come up. The work varies in value with jobs under £100 to up to £10m. There are various Lots for:

• Disabled adaptations
• General building work
• Repairs and Maintenance, general building, mechanical, electrical and roofing work
• Highways – civils work, treatment work, and surfacing works

The work will be for a four-year period, with a possible two-year extension.

It is expected that the council will, through a competitive bidding process, award the contracts in December 2018 ready to start work from April 2019.

Cllr Rob Waltham, leader, North Lincolnshire Council, said: “This is a fantastic opportunity for local businesses, no matter how small, to tender for the work. These are contracts potentially worth in total around £150m and cover a range of council jobs of all sizes and values from less than £100 right up to £10m.

“We are talking about boosting economic growth by creating jobs and training opportunities and improving buildings and roads to make them more accessible and well maintained. We want to build long-term partnerships with key contractors who will help deliver first-class public services to the people of North Lincolnshire.

“Providing value for money is key and the tender process will enable a robust and fair way to determine who wins these crucial contracts for council work. So don’t miss out and ensure you register to be on the framework before it’s too late.”