HS1 Ltd will be conducting a number of procurement work streams which will be subject to competition.

Although the timetable for each will be dependent upon the specific procurement the typical approach and timings will be:

  • Details of procurement requirement advertised on HS1 website.
  • Expressions of interest sought and issue of pre-qualification questionnaire – 2 weeks.
  • Response to pre-qualification questionnaire – 4 weeks.
  • Evaluation & short-listing for Invitation to Tender – up to 4 weeks.
  • Response to Invitation to Tender issued to Prequalified bidders – 6 weeks.
  • Evaluation – up to 5 weeks.
  • Preferred Bidder and Contract Award – 2 weeks.
  • Mobilisation – 4 weeks.
  • Go-live.

Please note that procurements may be subject to additional advertising and processes dependent upon the size and scope of HS1’s requirements.