United Kingdom-Barry: Road construction works
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0275
Section II: Object
Improvements to A4226 Five Mile Lane.
Upgrade of the existing single carriageway road A4226 (Five Mile Lane) to meet modern highway standards.
Vale of Glamorgan.
Improvement of access and journey time reliability to the St Athan and Cardiff Airport Enterprise Zones, reduction of congestion along the A4050 Port Road, A4050 Port Road East and the A4226 Port Road West between Culverhouse Cross and Waycock Cross Roundabout and improved access and safety for Non-motorised Users.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
As stated in tender documents.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
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The Contractor shall ensure that all contracts with Subcontractors and Suppliers which the Contractor intends to procure following the Award date, and which the Contractor has not, before the date of this Contract, already planned to award to a particular Subcontractor or Supplier, are advertised through the Sell2Wales portal (www.sell2wales.co.uk ) and awarded following a fair, open, transparent and competitive process proportionate to the nature and value of the contract.
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:
As detailed in tender documents.
The Vale of Glamorgan Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the Council before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be requested from the Council.
If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 20014 (SI 2006 No 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages.