Winners announced in Highways England’s framework for consultancy services
Consultants and contractors, ITS (UK) members Costain, Jacobs and Amey have been awarded places on Highways Englands’s framework for consultancy services.
They are the suppies in the first lot of the framework and will offer technical consulting, engineering advice and research and innovation.
The framework is set to last for four years, and will include specialist and technical consultancy, engineering advice, and procurement advice across the transport bodies.
It will cover work across Highways England projects, as well as Department for Transport projects, works on HS2, and Transport for London contracts. Appointed firms will carry out research and development services as well as consultancy services. Contracts under the framework are likely to be subcontracted to SMEs.
In the second lot, which covers procurement advice; ITS (UK) members Costain, TRL, Ove Arup and Partners, WSP and Arcadis were among the winners.