South West Wales Regional Contractors Framework 2019

South West Wales Regional Contractors Framework 2019

Framework Agreement for use by public and voluntary sector organisations based (or operating) in the counties of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Neath Port Talbot, Pembrokeshire, Powys and Swansea for the provision of construction-related works. Mulitiple Lots.

United Kingdom-Carmarthen: Construction work

2019/S 134-328552

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Carmarthenshire County Council
County Hall
Carmarthen
SA31 1JP
United Kingdom
Contact person: Andrew Shaw
E-mail: TSSWWRCF@carmarthenshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL14

Internet address(es):Main address: www.carmarthenshire.gov.wales

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0281

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

South West Wales Regional Contractors Framework

II.1.2)Main CPV code

45000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Works

II.1.4)Short description:

Carmarthenshire County Council, in association with Ceredigion County Council, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council, Pembrokeshire County Council and Swansea Council, is undertaking a procurement exercise to establish a Framework Agreement for use by public and voluntary sector organisations based (or operating) in the counties of Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Neath Port Talbot, Pembrokeshire, Powys and Swansea for the provision of construction-related works. A list of these organisations (other participating bodies) is attached to this Contract Notice and contained within the tender documentation. Where an Other participating body operates across more than one county, it shall use either the lot that is geographically closer in location to its principal office, or if nearer, the lot closest to the location of the contract. The Framework will be split across 10 individual value-banded and geographic lots.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 9
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

4a West (5 000 000 GBP — 9 000 000 GBP)

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45000000
71000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14
NUTS code: UKL24
Main site or place of performance:

Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 4a West will be for construction activities in relation to but not limited to, schools, housing, leisure, commercial, industrial, public buildings and other related premises within participants’ remits. This lot will be for works valued between 5 000 000 GBP and 9 000 000 GBP in the Western area of the region (i.e. Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Some call-off projects through the term of the Framework may be subject to EU funds.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

2a West (750 000 GBP — 1 500 000 GBP)

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45000000
71000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14
NUTS code: UKL24
Main site or place of performance:

Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2a West will be for construction activities in relation to but not limited to, schools, housing, leisure, commercial, industrial, public buildings and other related premises within participants’ remits. This lot will be for works valued between 750 000 GBP and 1 500 000 GBP in the Western area of the region (i.e. Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Some call-off projects through the term of the Framework may be subject to EU funds.

II.2.14)Additional information

Tenders may be submitted for one, or a number of lots but there is a restriction on the combination of lots that a Tenderer can apply for. The lotting restriction applies to Lots 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b and 6. A tenderer which tenders for any of Lots 1a, 1b, 2a or 2b cannot also tender for Lot 6. Full details are provided in the tender documentation.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

6 (15 000 000 GBP and Above)

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45000000
71000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14
NUTS code: UKL17
NUTS code: UKL18
NUTS code: UKL24
Main site or place of performance:

Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Neath Port Talbot, Pembrokeshire, Powys and Swansea.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 6 will be for construction activities in relation to but not limited to, schools, housing, leisure, commercial, industrial, public buildings and other related premises within participants’ remits. This lot will be for works valued at 15 000 000 GBP and above, across the whole framework region.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Some call-off projects through the term of the Framework may be subject to EU funds.

II.2.14)Additional information

Tenders may be submitted for one, or a number of lots but there is a restriction on the combination of lots that a tenderer can apply for. The lotting restriction applies to Lots 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b and 6. A tenderer which tenders for any of Lots 1a, 1b, 2a or 2b cannot also tender for Lot 6. Full details are provided in the tender documentation.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

3a West (1 500 000 GBP — 5 000 000 GBP)

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45000000
71000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14
NUTS code: UKL24
Main site or place of performance:

Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3a West will be for construction activities in relation to but not limited to, schools, housing, leisure, commercial, industrial, public buildings and other related premises within participants’ remits. This lot will be for works valued between 1 500 000 GBP and 5 000 000 GBP in the Western area of the region (i.e. Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Some call-off projects through the term of the Framework may be subject to EU funds.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

4b East (5 000 000 GBP — 9 000 000 GBP)

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45000000
71000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL17
NUTS code: UKL18
NUTS code: UKL24
Main site or place of performance:

Neath Port Talbot and Swansea (and Powys for other participating bodies that operate across borders).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 4b East will be for construction activities in relation to but not limited to, schools, housing, leisure, commercial, industrial, public buildings and other related premises within participants’ remits. This lot will be for works valued between 5 000 000 GBP and 9 000 000 GBP in the Eastern area of the region (i.e. Neath Port Talbot and Swansea, in addition to Powys for other participating bodies that operate across borders).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Some call-off projects through the term of the Framework may be subject to EU funds.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

3b East (1 500 000 GBP — 5 000 000 GBP)

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45000000
71000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL17
NUTS code: UKL18
NUTS code: UKL24
Main site or place of performance:

Neath Port Talbot and Swansea (and Powys for Other Participating Bodies that operate across borders).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3b East will be for construction activities in relation to but not limited to, schools, housing, leisure, commercial, industrial, public buildings and other related premises within participants’ remits. This lot will be for works valued between 1 500 000 GBP and 5 000 000 GBP in the Eastern area of the region (i.e. Neath Port Talbot and Swansea, in addition to Powys for Other Participating Bodies that operate across borders).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Some call-off projects through the term of the Framework may be subject to EU funds.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

1b East (0 GBP — 750 000 GBP)

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45000000
71000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL17
NUTS code: UKL18
NUTS code: UKL24
Main site or place of performance:

Neath Port Talbot and Swansea (and Powys for Other Participating Bodies that operate across borders).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1b East will be for construction activities in relation to but not limited to, schools, housing, leisure, commercial, industrial, public buildings and other related premises within participants’ remits. This lot will be for works up to a value of 750 000 GBP in the Eastern area of the region (i.e. Neath Port Talbot and Swansea, in addition to Powys for Other Participating Bodies that operate across borders).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Some call-off projects through the term of the Framework may be subject to EU funds.

II.2.14)Additional information

Tenders may be submitted for one, or a number of lots but there is a restriction on the combination of lots that a tenderer can apply for. The lotting restriction applies to Lots 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b and 6. A tenderer which tenders for any of Lots 1a, 1b, 2a or 2b cannot also tender for Lot 6. Full details are provided in the tender documentation.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

5 (9 000 000 GBP — 15 000 000 GBP)

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45000000
71000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14
NUTS code: UKL17
NUTS code: UKL18
NUTS code: UKL24
Main site or place of performance:

Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Neath Port Talbot, Pembrokeshire, Powys and Swansea.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 5 will be for construction activities in relation to but not limited to, schools, housing, leisure, commercial, industrial, public buildings and other related premises within participants’ remits. This lot will be for works valued between 9 000 000 GBP and 15 000 000 GBP across the whole framework region.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Some call-off projects through the term of the Framework may be subject to EU funds.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

1a West (0 GBP — 750 000 GBP)

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45000000
71000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL14
NUTS code: UKL24
Main site or place of performance:

Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1a West will be for construction activities in relation to but not limited to, schools, housing, leisure, commercial, industrial, public buildings and other related premises within participants’ remits. This lot will be for works up to a value of 750 000 GBP in the Western area of the region (i.e. Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and Powys).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Some call-off projects through the term of the Framework may be subject to EU funds.

II.2.14)Additional information

Tenders may be submitted for one, or a number of lots but there is a restriction on the combination of lots that a tenderer can apply for. The lotting restriction applies to Lots 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b and 6. A Tenderer which tenders for any of Lots 1a, 1b, 2a or 2b cannot also tender for Lot 6. Full details are provided in the tender documentation.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

2b East (750 000 GBP — 1 500 000 GBP)

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45000000
71000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL17
NUTS code: UKL18
NUTS code: UKL24
Main site or place of performance:

Neath Port Talbot and Swansea (and Powys for other participating bodies that operate across borders).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2b East will be for construction activities in relation to but not limited to, schools, housing, leisure, commercial, industrial, public buildings and other related premises within participants’ remits. This lot will be for works valued between 750 000 GBP and 1 500 000 GBP in the Eastern area of the region (i.e. Neath Port Talbot and Swansea, in addition to Powys for other participating bodies that operate across borders).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Some call-off projects through the term of the Framework may be subject to EU funds.

II.2.14)Additional information

Tenders may be submitted for one, or a number of lots but there is a restriction on the combination of lots that a tenderer can apply for. The lotting restriction applies to Lots 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b and 6. A Tenderer which tenders for any of Lots 1a, 1b, 2a or 2b cannot also tender for Lot 6. Full details are provided in the tender documentation.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 74
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 025-054235

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 30/09/2019
Local time: 14:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English, Welsh

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/09/2019
Local time: 15:00
Place:

Carmarthenshire County Council offices, Parc Myrddin, Carmarthen.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Officers of Carmarthenshire County Council.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

It is anticipated that the Prior Information Notice for the next iteration of the Framework, will be published in January 2023.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Other participating bodies: these organisations have an option to utilise the Framework but have made no commitment to the usage of the framework during its term. A list of all other participating bodies is attached to this Contract Notice and is contained within the tender documentation, which can be accessed via the eTenderWales portal.

Lots: tenders may be submitted for one, or a number of lots but there is a restriction on the combination of lots that a tenderer can apply for. The lotting restriction applies to Lots 1a, 1b, 2a, 2b and 6. A tenderer which tenders for any of Lots 1a, 1b, 2a or 2b cannot also tender for Lot 6. Full details are provided in the tender documentation.

To ensure the resilience of the framework throughout the term, the employer will be operating a reserve list of contractors. Further detail is provided in the tender documents.

EU funded projects: as noted in Section II.2 (lot descriptions), some call-off projects through the term of the framework may be subject to EU funds.

Business wales event: business Wales will be facilitating a free live tender workshop specifically for those tendering for this Framework, to be held on 31.7.2019. The venue will be the Crochan room, Ffwrnes theatre, Llanelli, SA15 3YE. The workshop will provide advice and guidance, further detail is provided in the tender documents. Registration is essential in order to reserve your place at the workshop. To register your place, please email: kbaker@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

Etenderwales portal: this procurement exercise will be conducted via the eTenderWales portal. To assist you in locating these opportunities on the eTenderWales portal, the project code is: project_41500. This tender is comprised of one main Invitation to Tender (ITT) under this project, itt_73831, in addition to lot-specific ITTs. To constitute a valid tender, you are required to submit one completed ITT (73831) and a lot-specific Invitation to Tender (ITT) (containing a technical and commercial envelope) for each lot you are tendering for. All tender documents such as the Framework Agreement, instructions to tenderers, etc. are all contained within itt_73831 and the Lot-specific ITTs. Please also ensure you check the attachments area for any documents/information which may assist you with your submission or you are required to upload as part of your submission as per information contained within the tender pack. To access the tender documents, please register your company on the eTenderWales portal at: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=92877.

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver community benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The community benefits included in this contract are:

Tenderers are required to complete the community benefit questions within the technical envelope of the lot-specific Invitations to Tender. The community benefits method statement will be evaluated and scored for lots 2 – 6 as part of the tender process. For Lots 1a and 1b, community benefits statements will not be evaluated at framework level. However, the employer retains the right to include community benefit requirements when calling off Lots 1a and 1b, during the term of the framework.

(WA Ref:92877)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Carmarthenshire County Council
County Hall
Carmarthen
SA31 1JP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1267234567Internet address: www.carmarthenshire.gov.wales
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10/07/2019

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