Cormac on the search for contractors to support council’s technical services framework

Cornwall Council’s highways, engineering and construction specialist Cormac Solutions is seeking to establish a strategic partnership for a technical services framework, which will cover geotechnical and geoenvironmental assessment and design.

The aim of the framework is to provide additional resources to support Cormac Solutions’ existing design consultancy capabilities. This will help the company provide quality technical services to the Cornwall Council and external clients.

As mentioned in a recent contract notice, Corserv will establish the integrated partnership on behalf of Cormac Solutions. Both companies are wholly owned by Cornwall Council. It is seeking two individual and separate framework partners to provide a diverse range of engineering and technical consultancy services.

Cormac provides highway and environmental design and maintenance services, as well as design and construction of major highway schemes. reports Ground Engineering.

It also offers fleet management and maintenance, quarried stone and aggregates and laboratory services. It delivers these services to Cornwall Council, other public bodies and a portfolio of private clients including major civil engineering contractors and consulting engineers.

The framework is set to commence in November 2022. It will be for an initial duration of seven years, with an option to extend by a further three years.

The framework value is estimated to be between £100k to £200k per month over the first 12 months, with a potential for 5% to 10% growth per annum thereafter.

The framework will cover the following technical services:

  • civil engineering assessment and design
  • highway assessment and design
  • highway structures assessment and design
  • heritage, residential or commercial property design
  • drainage/hydrology assessment and design
  • Meica assessment and design
  • geotechnical/geoenvironmental assessment and design
  • traffic engineering assessment and design
  • environmental assessment
  • landscape architecture assessment and design
  • urban design
  • transport planning assessment
  • spatial planning
  • technology/electrical assessment and design
  • stakeholder engagement
  • surveys
  • NEC3/4 project management support
  • cost planning and estimating services

The deadline for tenders is 3pm on 27 July.


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