National Flood Risk Assessment 2 – Environment Agency

National Flood Risk Assessment 2 – Environment Agency

Due to the nature of service being sought this will require specialist expertise in order to deliver the requirement. NaFRA2 will consist of 3 main components: 1) A New National Model.

United Kingdom-Bristol: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2018/S 131-298843

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Environment Agency
Horizon House, Deanery Road
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2072385921
NUTS code: UK
I.2)Information about joint procurement


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:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


National Flood Risk Assessment 2 (NaFRA2)

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The National Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management (FCERM) Strategy for England (2011) states that the Environment Agency will develop and maintain national information on current and future risks arising from all sources of flooding and coastal erosion. The Environment Agency’s flood risk information underpins decision making in all parts of the business.

We presently have a National Flood Risk Assessment (NaFRA) tool that was created in 2002. After a review of requirements and aspirations for our approach to flood risk assessment, we have a strategic vision for a National Flood Risk Assessment 2 (NaFRA2) system to deliver a single, scalable assessment of flood risk that is available, trusted and used.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Due to the nature of service being sought this will require specialist expertise in order to deliver the requirement. NaFRA2 will consist of 3 main components:

1) A New National Model — To fill in the gaps between local detailed models to give national coverage;

2) A Simulation Library – A flood hazard and impacts database. The Library can bring together both national and local modelling with other input data as required. The processed outputs are consistent across England and are stored in the Library. The outputs (including flood depth, duration, and hazard data) need to be accessible and easy to update;

3) A Processing Toolkit – The analysis tools to combine, query data and produce standard products (like Flood Zones). Outputs will be stored in the simulation library.

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

Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to performance, the contract may be renewed in annual increments up to a total of 7 years., following a 4+1+1+1 model.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Competitive procedure with negotiation
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.5)Information about negotiation
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: 2017/S 247-518917

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

Date: 13/08/2018
Local time: 13:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 31/08/2018

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

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Environment Agency
Deanery Road
United Kingdom
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: