Join our supply chain
We want to provide local businesses, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and social enterprises (SEs) with the tools to win new work and maximise economic benefits during and after construction.
We are looking to engage with companies of all sizes who might be interested in working on the A428 Black Cat to Caxton Gibbet improvements scheme.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and social enterprises (SEs) play a key role in developing the national economy and local communities. We want to ensure SMEs, SEs and local businesses play a key part in the project’s supply chain and this is in line with the Government’s aspiration of ensuring 33% of spend is with SMEs.
What are the opportunities?
Some examples of the types of services our contractors might need include:
|People||Services||Materials and equipment|
|Office support||Surveying||Plant and machinery|
|Site labour||Traffic management||Fabrication|
|Security||Vehicle maintenance and recovery||Construction materials|
|Cleaning||Haulage||Fencing and planting|
|Driving||Groundworks||Site services and fuel supply|
|Accommodation and hospitality|
Bidding for work
We want to support businesses so that they're in the best possible position to bid for work. In order to bid for our packages, you must meet our minimum requirements.
If you are an SME, SE or local business that is interested in tendering, but is not able to quite hit minimum requirements, please ensure you sign up to the A428 Supply Chain Directory below, as we will have opportunities for business mentoring and upskilling.
We are currently preparing a list of packages in accordance with the highways method of measurement, they will be shared on this page. Please keep checking back!
Fill in the supply chain form
If you are interested in providing goods and/or services to support the delivery phase of the project, please sign up to our mailing list by completing the supply chain form. When the packages are launched for ‘Expression of Interest’ you will be notified by email with further instructions.Fill in the supply chain form