Cadw Conservation Works Framework 2020

Cadw Conservation Works Framework 2020

All works to be procured through the framework will be either solely conservation and restoration contracts or contracts with a high proportion of conservation and restoration.

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Restoration work

2020/S 164-399617

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Welsh Government
Postal address: Corporate Procurement Services, Cathays Park
Town: Cardiff
Postal code: CF10 3NQ
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000623300

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Cadw Conservation Works Framework


Reference number: C049/2020/2021

II.1.2)Main CPV code

45454100 Restoration work

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

A framework to assist Cadw to deliver their conservation capital works programme.


II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45212314 Historical monument or memorial construction work
45212350 Buildings of particular historical or architectural interest
92522000 Preservation services of historical sites and buildings
92522100 Preservation services of historical sites
92522200 Preservation services of historical buildings

II.2.3)Place of performance

Main site or place of performance:

All Wales.


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:


Cadw is the Welsh Government’s historic environment service. Cadw has a capital programme of conservation and restoration works required for their properties. In order to procure these works, Cadw wish to establish a conservation works framework. All works to be procured through the framework will be either solely conservation and restoration contracts or contracts with a high proportion of conservation and restoration. Cadw are therefore seeking tenders from conservation and restoration contractors who have the skills, expertise, access to expert trades-people and a proven track record of delivering works of this nature.

Most contracts will fall within the GBP 250 000-GBP 750 000 value but there is the possibility for lower and higher value contracts. Cadw have included a model project at Blaenavon Iron Works to demonstrate the type of project that will be procured through the framework.


II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30
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:

No specific project. Works from the framework may have an element of EU funding.


II.2.14)Additional information

The framework will be for an initial period of 2 years with 2 extension options each of 12 months.


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

List and brief description of conditions:

Refer to tender documentation.


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:

Refer to tender documentation.


III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure


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: 10
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

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

Date: 21/09/2020
Local time: 16:00
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:

Welsh, English

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

Tender must be valid until: 30/06/2021

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/09/2020
Local time: 16:00



Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:



Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:


Go to

— the first person from your organisation to use the platform will be required to register on behalf of the organisation;

— registration involves accepting a user agreement, and providing basic information about your organisation and about the user performing the registration;

— the user who performs the registration becomes the super user for the organisation;

— on registering on the platform the super user will select a username and will receive a password;

— the password will be sent by e-mail to the email address that was specified in the user details section of the registration page;

— in order to log-in to the platform please enter your username and password;

— note: if you forget your password then visit the homepage and click ‘forgot your password?’;

— registration should only be performed once for each organisation;

— if you think that someone in your organisation may have already registered on this platform then you must not register again;

— please contact the person who registered (i.e. the super user) in order to arrange access to the platform;

— contact the Helpdesk immediately if you are unable to contact the super user (for example if they have left your Organisation);

— note: if your organisation is already registered on the platform then you must not make any additional registration. Please contact the Helpdesk to gain access to the platform.

How to find the ITT:

— once logged in you must click on ‘ITT’s Open to all Suppliers’;

— the etender references for this contract are: Project 45206 and ITT 82742;

— click on the title to access summary details of the contract. If you are still interested in submitting a tender, click the ‘Express an Interest button’. This will move the ITT from the ‘Open to all suppliers’ area to the ‘My ITT’s’ on the home page;

— you will then see the full details of the ITT in the qualification and technical envelopes along with any relevant documents in the ‘Attachments’ area;

— should you have any questions on the ITT, please use the ‘Messages’ area to contact the buyer directly – Please do not contact the named person at the top of this notice.

Note: the authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at

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:

Community Benefit requirements included in this tender will be split between core and non-core requirements of the framework agreement. This means that the core objectives will be specified by the Client, and Bidder’s proposed approach to the delivery of these objectives will be questioned in the tender and evaluated and scored. The core requirements are in relation to employment and training opportunities within the conservation construction sector. Non-core objectives will require a submission at return of tender for delivery during the life of the framework but this will not be evaluated and scored. Non-core requirements are in relation to broader initiatives including, but not limited to, supply chain opportunities and other training opportunities. Please refer to the tender documentation for further information.

(WA Ref:103437)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.


VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079477501
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: