Tender Notice


Buying Organisation

galliford try

Published Date


Deadline for Submissions




Tender Description

A47 Blofield to North Burlingham Dualling

Galliford Try, as the East Region Delivery Partner are delivering the A47 Blofield to North Burlingham Dualling project in the county of Norfolk on behalf of Highways England. The project will replace the existing single-lane section of the A47 between Blofield and North Burlingham with a new two-lane dual carriageway 70m south of the existing road and include safety improvements existing junctions.

The project has recently submitted a Development Consent Order to the Planning Inspectorate and the project is forecast to commence on site in late 2022 and will take around 1.5 years to complete.

Package: Earthworks

Outline Scope of Works

The Earthworks Package consists of two parts:

Stage 1: Early Contractor Involvement. To provide technical and commercial input into the detailed design phase and to formulate the budget and programme for the works.

Stage 2: Construction. To provide all necessary supervision, labour, plant and materials required to undertake the earthworks comprising the excavation, processing, placement and compaction of site won soils and the Import of suitable fill material to form the development platform to support the new road, structures and landscaping. The contractor will also be responsible for the disposal to stockpile or off site of any unacceptable or surplus soils and other materials generated during the bulk earthworks.

Principal Activities Approximate Quantities

Excavation of class 5a 74,000m3
Excavation excluding class 5a 109,000m3
Imported Fill 205,000m3
Deposition of fill 54,000m3
Compaction of Fill 205,000m3


It is currently anticipated that the Stage 1 ECI works will commence in August 2021.


Deadline for Notifications of Interest 16:00 hrs on Friday 4th June 2021

Galliford Try procurement process

To secure work with Galliford Try, a supplier will need to pass the PAS91 onboarding process administered through Builders Profile. Details will be shared with shortlisted suppliers.

If this package is of interest to your company please contact our procurement team by e-mail via the following email address: Tender.returns@4projectsmail.com, by the above deadline with your notification of interest and details of your capabilities.

Any notifications of interest after the above deadline will not be responded to.

Tender categories (products & services required)

Construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus) (CPV 44000000)
Construction work (CPV 45000000)


East (UKH)

Buyer Information

Buying Organisation

galliford try