A435 Capacity Improvements
The objective of the scheme is to increase the capacity of the junction by widening of Hyde Lane/Southam Lane's southbound and westbound approaches. This will also provide future proofing for cycleways planned as part of future work in Phase 3.
The Sites Ordnance Survey national grid reference is as follows:
SO 9552 2587 – Hyde Lane / Southam Lane Junction is found north west of Cheltenham Racecourse where the A435 meets Hyde Lane.
The site is found to the north of Cheltenham town centre. The site comprises of the A435, B4075, Southam Lane, Hyde Lane and Swindon Lane. The wider area is agricultural fields.
Full details are available in the tender documents.
A summary of the outline programme for the scheme is shown below:
Tender period: 21st October 2021 to 18th November 2021
Anticipated Award: 26th November 2021
Works Start Date: 4th January 2022
Completion: 14th April 2022
Overall Duration: 14 weeks
Indicative Value: £0.5m
The proposed procurement route will be a single stage (open process) using the NEC4 ECC Option A Priced form of contract with Activity Schedule.
Full details will be available in the tender pack that we advertised on Thursday 21st October 2021.
The procurement process will be undertaken using the Council's electronic tendering portal, link to the advert below:
Suppliers will need to register on the system in order to participate. Registration is free and we recommend that suppliers register now to avoid delay once the opportunity is advertised.
Gloucestershire County Council
26th Nov 2021 / 14th Apr 2022