Procurement of Contractors and Construction Consultancy Services

Nicola made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Thurrock Development Corporation

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Dear Thurrock Development Corporation,

Can you please tell me the following:

1. How you procure Construction Consultancy Services
2. How you procure Construction Contractors
3. If by your own framework, please tell me:
a. The titles and content of the relevant frameworks
b. Who is on the current frameworks
c. The start and end dates of the frameworks
d. Any possible extension periods to the frameworks
e. The name and contact email of person responsible for the frameworks.

Yours faithfully,


Rachael Smith,

Dear Nicola

RE: Freedom of Information Request: Procurement Arrangements

I refer to your "Freedom of Information" request of 17^th June 2010
regarding Thurrock Thames Gateway Development Corporation's (the
Corporation) procurement arrangements in connection with the Contractors
and Construction Consultancy Services.

As a NDPB (Non-Departmental Public Body) the Corporation has an
established procurement policy this dictates the following requirement

. That it conforms both to relevant Treasury and Office of
Government Commerce (OGC) guidance (which can be found at
[1] and which takes account of all relevant EU

o The Corporation has access to framework arrangements that have been
established by OGC
[2] and HCA
[3] It is
the Corporation's policy that where framework/panels exist, (as these
agreements have already been EU tendered), that these are the prime
source for procurement. Only in exceptional circumstances will the
Corporation evoke a separate procurement exercise.

Covering the questions you raised:

1. The Corporation's procurement policy, an extract of which I have
included above ensures that the services you have listed in your
letter are procured using framework contracts (either OGC or HCA).
2. As 1 above.
3. We do not use our own frameworks

I hope the information supplied is what you require. Should you require

assistance please do not hesitate to contact me by email

[4][email address].

Yours sincerely

Paul Hellen

Finance & Administration Officer

Rachael Smith
Information Manager
Email [5][email address]
DDI 01708 899396
Tel: +44 (01708) 895400
Fax: +44 (01708) 895447
Web: [6]

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