Issue details

Swing Bridge Maintenance Contract

To procure and award an NEC 4 term service maintenance contract for Cawood Swing Bridge, A19 Toll Bridge, A63 Bypass Swing Bridge, Whitby Swing Bridge with a duration of two years. The approximate value of the contract will be £325k.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affect on communities;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2024

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
The existing maintenance contracts could not be extended due to the large value. There is a need to procure for a new contract as soon as possible as the target deadline for publishing tenders is 22 March.

Decision due: 4 Apr 2024 by Corporate Director of Environment

Lead member: Executive Member for Highways & Transportation

Lead director: Corporate Director of Environment

Contact: James Walker, Senior Engineers Highways (Bridges) Email: (Bridge Engineer) Email:

Consultation process

This is an ongoing maintenance contract which has been in place for over a decade. The swing bridge team and harbour team have been informed that there will be a new contract, however, no consultation was necessary for this.


Whitby Harbour team and Selby Swing Bridge Operations team



  • Swing Bridge Maintenance Contract