A contract notice has been issued for the Romanby Flood Alleviation Scheme in Northallerton, UK. In order to establish a tender list, interested parties will be required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire that will be evaluated by North Yorkshire County Council.

Thereafter, selected contractors wil be invited to tender for the works described below. The works comprise the detailed design, construction, testing, commissioning and completion of the works including maintenance.

Work involves five rural flood water storage areas through earthworks to reshape land contours and the construction of five earth embankments with flow control structures and spillways to the North and East of Northallerton. Also included is an underground flood water storage tank of 5600m3 capacity together with the associated overflow pipework pumps and a rising main located atBullamoor Memorial Park. Installation of land drainage selection of the contractor will be based on a quality and price submission. The contractor will be required to provide a target cost for the works.

Date of tender is 23 December 2005.

CONTACT: Angus Wheeler, Mouchel Parkman, 1 Racecourse Lane, Northallerton DL7 8FN, UK. Tel: +44 (0)1609 785895. Fax: +44 (0)1609 785801. Email: angus.wheeler@mouchelparkman.com