Information Technology Commercial Framework
Highways England
Published date: 24 September 2021
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Contract summary
• Information technology services – 72222300
Location of contract
Any region
Value of contract
Procurement reference
Published date
24 September 2021
Closing date
19 November 2021
Closing time
Contract start date
18 March 2022
Contract end date
17 March 2026
Contract type
Service contract
Procedure type
Open procedure (OJEU)
Contract is suitable for SMEs?
Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

The purpose of this contract notice (along the one simultaneously published on the UK Government's Find A Tender Service website) is to call for competition for the National Highways Information Technology Commercial Framework (ITCF).

The ITCF will be a primary commercial vehicle to support the delivery of National Highways' RIS2 technology pipeline and to meet the strategic aims of National Highways.

The ITCF is comprised of eighteen Lots:

Lot 1- Asset Management (Goods and/or Services)
Lot 2 – Corporate Systems (Goods and/or Services)
Lot 3 – Architectural Services (Services)
Lot 4 – Software Development Lifecycle (Services)
Lot 5 – Cyber Security and Data Protection (Services)
Lot 6 – Digital and Data (Services)
Lot 7 – Infrastructure and Platform design (Services)
Lot 8 – Service Management and Transition (Services)
Lot 9 – Business Engagement (Services)
Lot 10 – Strategy, Transformation and Performance (Services)
Lot 11 – Delivery (Services)
Lot 12 – IT Commercial, Procurement and Financial (Services)
Lot 13 – Software COTS/SaaS (Goods)
Lot 14 – Workplace Hardware (Goods)
Lot 15 – Hardware Infrastructure and Platforms (Goods)
Lot 16 – Infrastructure and Platform (Goods and/or Services)
Lot 17 – Multi-Service Provision (Services)
Lot 18 – Multi-Discipline Provision (Services)

National Highways are committed to engaging with new members of the supply chain and encourage participation for all suppliers including SME's in this procurement exercise.

The initial duration of the Framework Agreement will be for a period of fourty-eight (48) months. There are no extension Periods. The total duration of the Framework Agreement will not exceed 48 months in total.

More information
·         Live Event
Additional text
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at

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National Highways will be holding a Tender Launch Event for this Information Technology Commercial Framework.

This will take place on Friday 1st October 2021 from 14:30 to 17:00

Tenderers should register here to attend.

After the Tender Launch Event, National Highways will make available the presentation slides, along with Q&A from the Tender Launch Event.

How to apply
Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer
The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street
B1 1RN

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