Main Contractor Construction Services Gorwel Consortium

Main Contractor Construction Services Gorwel Consortium

Grwp Gwalia Cyf.

UK-Swansea: construction work

2012/S 28-044985

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Grwp Gwalia Cyf
7—13 The Kingsway
For the attention of: Mr Owen Cullen
SA1 5JN Swansea

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: See PQQ documentation for further details. Access to the PQQ is via the eTender Portal. VI.3 below contains access instructions.

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: Registered Social Landlord(s)
I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Main Contractor Construction Services — Gorwel Consortium.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Realisation, by whatever means of work, corresponding to the requirements specified by the successful tenderer

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3 +1

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Authority (comprising of five Registered Social Landlords operating in the South and Mid Wales area) intends to establish a Framework Agreement with qualified and experienced organisations for its main contractor construction services for a period of 3 years, with the option to extend the Framework Agreement for an additional period of 12 months.
Whilst Call—offs under the Framework are expected to be predominantly on a Prime Contracting basis, it is also anticipated that Call—offs will be via the Design and Build route. Other forms of contracting may also be used where required by the Authority.
The Framework Agreement shall be divided by geographical regions as follows. Note the number of Framework Suppliers to be appointed to each geographical region is also shown: —.
Geographical Regions.
1. Ceredigion – Up to 4 Framework Suppliers
2. Pembrokeshire – Up to 4 Framework Suppliers
3. Carmarthenshire – Up to 4 Framework Suppliers
4. Swansea/Neath Port Talbot and the East – Up to 8 Framework Suppliers
Call—Offs conducted under the terms of the proposed Framework Agreement may be awarded based on the Most Economically Advantageous Tenderer or on a Lowest Cost Tenderer basis. The award criteria used for each Call—Off shall be informed to Framework Suppliers prior to each Call—Off. Further details shall be made available at the Invitation To Tender stage.
Community Benefits apply to this contract, Further details: The Authority seeks to promote the expansion of Targeted Recruitment & Training (TR&T) within its Contracts. For the purposes of this Contract, Targeted Recruitment & Training will be considered as a non core element however the Authority intends that through positive engagement with the Contractors that TR&T can form an effective and valuable contribution to this Contract over its lifetime.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

BM-P 15
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

15.3.2012 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender.
1. Register your company on the etenderwales portal (this is only required once)
— browse to the esourcing portal:,

— click the “click here to register” link,
— accept the terms and conditions and click “continue”,
— enter your correct business and user details,
— note the username you chose and click “save” when complete,
— you will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an Interest in the Project
— login to the portal with the username/password,
— click the “pqqs open to all suppliers” link. (these are pre—qualification questionnaires open to any registered supplier),
— click on the relevant pqq to access the content,
— click the “express interest” button in the “actions” box on the left—hand side of the page,
— this will move the pqq into your “my pqqs” page. (this is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
— click on the pqq code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the “settings and buyer attachments” in the “actions” box.
3. Responding to the tender
— you can now choose to “reply” or “reject” (please give a reason if rejecting),
— you can now use the ‘messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,
— note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the pqq,
— there may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).
If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon – Fri (8am – 6pm) on:
— email:,

— Phone: +44 8008439183/ Fax: +44 2070800480.
Buy4Wales Reference Number: 28627.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:7.2.2012