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BIDS Sought For Up To £242Million Of Contracts In Glasgow

A NEW range of contracts for construction, civil engineering and road infrastructure projects in Glasgow, worth up to a total of £242million, are now available to bid for.

Glasgow City Council will be seeking contractors that can deliver all elements for the construction, repair and maintenance of these projects, including:

— Road surfacing and civil engineering road works

— Proprietary thin surfacing treatments on carriageways and footways

— Streetscape and public realm works

— Road and surface marking and anti-skid/high friction surfacing

— Temporary traffic management;

— General bridge and structural works, road and decorative lighting works, and seasonal and event lighting works

— Painting of street lighting columns and heritage repair and restoration

— Groundworks, tree works, landscape construction and ground maintenance; and

— General fencing, barriers and gates, playground installation and surfacing works, masonry works, and pontoon works

Councillor Susan Aitken, council leader and convener for inclusive economic growth, said: “These major contracts will bring jobs and opportunities for local people and organisations to work on projects that improve Glasgow’s economy in the short and long-term.

“I invite all those interested in bidding for these contracts to visit the procurement website.”

Appointment of suppliers to this framework will take place on 1 May 2019.  Further opportunities for specific contract awards will begin in mid-2019, continuing for a three-year period plus a potential extension period of up to 12 months.

Details of contracts, values and anticipated timescales are available to view online.

To bid for a contract or contracts, interested parties should go to the Public Contract Scotland website.