A303 Sparkford to Ilchester

Galliford Try, as the South West Regional Delivery Partner are delivering the A303 Sparkford to Ilchester dualling project in the county of Somerset on behalf of Highways England. The project involves the design and construction of 5.6km of new dual lane all-purpose carriageway, connecting the existing dual carriageway at the Sparkford and Podimore Bypasses, therefore creating a continuous dual carriageway between Mere and the Podimore Roundabout.
The project is recently received approval of the Development Consent Order from the Secretary of State for Transport and the project is forecast to commence on site in late summer 2021 and will take around 2 years to complete.


Outline Scope of Works
The Asbestos Survey / Removal works consist of supervision, labour, plant and materials required to undertake the asbestos survey works [[and removal if necessary] all in accordance with the scope document contained and referred to within this enquiry document. The majority of the new A303 dual carriageway sits to the north of the existing A303 however the new and existing carriageways cross at approx. ch3300 & ch3750.

It is currently anticipated that the Asbestos Survey works will commence in July / Augsut 2021.


Deadline for Notifications of Interest 17:30hrs 6th May 2021
Deadline for tender submission 17:30hrs 13th May 2021

If this package is of interest to your company please contact the Managing QS [Adrian Paddock] by e-mail on, by the above deadline for notifications of interest and a link to the subcontract enquiry documentation can then be issued. Any notifications of interest after the deadline will not be responded to.