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Notice Summary

Title:
UK-Shefford: CBC-1104-T-CE Leighton Buzzard Traffic Calming
Document Ref:
GB003ZM320528
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Other
Published By:
Central Befordshire Council
Date Published:
17 January 2020
Deadline Date:
14 February 2020
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

The Tenderer is to complete ALL THREE bill of quantities, the main part of the works is Billington Road, with Meadway and Bideford as additional schemes that Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) are at no obligation to issue. The 2 additional schemes will be subject to review and delivery after the Tenderers submissions are received. A programme for delivery for all 3 is to be included with the submission. Returns MUST include the above as well as completed Contract Data Part 2, submissions with any items missing will not be included for award. Description of the Works: 1. Billington Road North Traffic Calming - Implementation of a sustainable transport corridor in Billington in the vicinity of the Pratts Quarry development in Leighton Buzzard. The proposals include a new roundabout at the junction of Lake Street and Leston Road, Removing the traffic signals at Morrisons and replacing them with a roundabout. Highway improvements in Billington Road to make it a more pleasant environment with a 20mph speed limit, planters and road narrowing. A new scheme to encourage traffic from the south to use Grovebury Road as a preferred route into the town Better public transport, cycle and pedestrian access from the Sandhills area into the town centre. The scheme proposal comprises the following: • The narrowing of the road with the use of block paving, new footway construction and build outs to form part of the overall traffic calming, raised table with cycle zebra, new tactile paving and uncontrolled crossings on the existing roundabout delineated by block paving, replacement of a number of advanced direction and direction signs on the A4146 / A505 (Leighton Southern Bypass) and various roads within Leighton Buzzard itself. 2. Leighton Buzzard, Meadway - Meadway is currently of 30mph speed limit and single carriageway road which links Vandyke Road to the north-west and Appenine Way to the south-east. Appenine Way from the junction is of 20mph speed limit to the west and 30mph to the east. Appenine Way currently runs as a loop road connecting onto Hockliffe Road at two points. The area is established as an urban environment with local amenities which include shops and three schools, which include Vandyke Upper School, Beaudesert Lower School and Gilbert Inglefield Primary School. The scheme proposal comprises the following: • Widening the existing footway on the north side of Meadway up to Appenine Way and also the footpath between Appenine Way and Hockcliffe Road, with alterations to crossing facilities at the links between the roads. • Zebra crossing on a raised table on Meadway just south-east of the junction with Vandyke Road-Raised tables and 20mph speed limit along Meadway • A 20 zone is proposed for the side roads off the western section of Appenine Way (and all adjoining cul-de-sacs) and also for Meadway (and all adjoining cul-de-sacs). • An uncontrolled raised crossing for Meadway, to connect the existing cycle path with a path alongside Clipstone Brook. • A raised zebra crossing is proposed for Appenine Way, outside Tesco Express. -Associated signing and lining works 3. Leighton Buzzard, Bideford Green - Bunkers Lane, Derwent Drive, Himley Green and Bideford Green are all residential estate roads subject of 30mph speed limit and lie approximately 3km to the west of Leighton Buzzard. Derwent Road is a roundabout junction with main roads Leighton Road and Soulbury Road to the north. Leighton Road in turn connects onto the roundaboutA4146 to the north-west. The scheme proposal comprises the following: • Footway buildout on south side of Derwent Road between Lochy Drive and Lomond Drive • Resurfacing of existing footway • Alterations to existing layby outside Greenleas Lower School. • Footway buildout on east side of Bunkers lane between Southcourt Avenue and Wing Road • Raised tables on Derwent Road and Bunkers Lane • Single yellow lines and double yellow lines as part of parking restric

Notice Details

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

Central Befordshire Council
N/A
Shefford UK
Claire Edmunds (Procurement) Jack Wright (Highways) N/A
N/A

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

CBC-1104-T-CE Leighton Buzzard Traffic Calming

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The Tenderer is to complete ALL THREE bill of quantities, the main part of the works is Billington Road, with Meadway and Bideford as additional schemes that Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) are at no obligation to issue. The 2 additional schemes will be subject to review and delivery after the Tenderers submissions are received. A programme for delivery for all 3 is to be included with the submission. Returns MUST include the above as well as completed Contract Data Part 2, submissions with any items missing will not be included for award.

Description of the Works:

1. Billington Road North Traffic Calming - Implementation of a sustainable transport corridor in Billington in the vicinity of the Pratts Quarry development in Leighton Buzzard. The proposals include a new roundabout at the junction of Lake Street and Leston Road, Removing the traffic signals at Morrisons and replacing them with a roundabout. Highway improvements in Billington Road to make it a more pleasant environment with a 20mph speed limit, planters and road narrowing. A new scheme to encourage traffic from the south to use Grovebury Road as a preferred route into the town Better public transport, cycle and pedestrian access from the Sandhills area into the town centre.

The scheme proposal comprises the following:

• The narrowing of the road with the use of block paving, new footway construction and build outs to form part of the overall traffic calming, raised table with cycle zebra, new tactile paving and uncontrolled crossings on the existing roundabout delineated by block paving, replacement of a number of advanced direction and direction signs on the A4146 / A505 (Leighton Southern Bypass) and various roads within Leighton Buzzard itself.

2. Leighton Buzzard, Meadway - Meadway is currently of 30mph speed limit and single carriageway road which links Vandyke Road to the north-west and Appenine Way to the south-east. Appenine Way from the junction is of 20mph speed limit to the west and 30mph to the east. Appenine Way currently runs as a loop road connecting onto Hockliffe Road at two points. The area is established as an urban environment with local amenities which include shops and three schools, which include Vandyke Upper School, Beaudesert Lower School and Gilbert Inglefield Primary School.

The scheme proposal comprises the following:

• Widening the existing footway on the north side of Meadway up to Appenine Way and also the footpath between Appenine Way and Hockcliffe Road, with alterations to crossing facilities at the links between the roads.

• Zebra crossing on a raised table on Meadway just south-east of the junction with Vandyke Road-Raised tables and 20mph speed limit along Meadway

• A 20 zone is proposed for the side roads off the western section of Appenine Way (and all adjoining cul-de-sacs) and also for Meadway (and all adjoining cul-de-sacs).

• An uncontrolled raised crossing for Meadway, to connect the existing cycle path with a path alongside Clipstone Brook.

• A raised zebra crossing is proposed for Appenine Way, outside Tesco Express. -Associated signing and lining works

3. Leighton Buzzard, Bideford Green - Bunkers Lane, Derwent Drive, Himley Green and Bideford Green are all residential estate roads subject of 30mph speed limit and lie approximately 3km to the west of Leighton Buzzard. Derwent Road is a roundabout junction with main roads Leighton Road and Soulbury Road to the north. Leighton Road in turn connects onto the roundaboutA4146 to the north-west.

The scheme proposal comprises the following:

• Footway buildout on south side of Derwent Road between Lochy Drive and Lomond Drive

• Resurfacing of existing footway

• Alterations to existing layby outside Greenleas Lower School.

• Footway buildout on east side of Bunkers lane between Southcourt Avenue and Wing Road

• Raised tables on Derwent Road and Bunkers Lane

• Single yellow lines and double yellow lines as part of parking restrictions.

• Bus stop bay outside no. 10 Bideford Green

• Associate signing and lining works

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Contract Start : 01 April 2020

Contract End : 31 July 2020

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

The procedure type is unknown.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

CBC-1104-T-CE

4.3

Time Limits

   14-02-2020  Time 12:00

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Please visit the following portal to view this notice:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/centralbedfordshire/aspx/ProjectManage/2231

Date documents can be requested until: 14 Feb 2020 at 12:00 hrs

(UTC +00:00) GMT Standard Time

(MT Ref:320528)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 17-01-2020

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