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United Kingdom-Cardiff: Construction consultancy services
Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
South East Wales Technical and Professional Services
This opportunity was to establish and host a framework agreement for the provision of technical and professional services to UK Public Sector Clients (the ‘Potential Customers’). The key objective of this procurement process is to secure a high quality technical and professional services that offers potential customers value for money and added value in the services being provided.
The framework will consist of a number of construction consultancy disciplines (Lots 1 – 10), as well as a neutral vendor managed service provision (Lot 11). The requirements have been split into a total of 11 separate lots to appoint suitably qualified and experienced suppliers across the following range of distinct disciplines:
2) Civil and Highway Engineering Consultants;
3) Transportation Consultants;
4) Ground and Water Consultancy;
5) Estates and Residential Development Professional Services;
6) Site Supervision;
7) Aviation Consultants;
8) Geotechnical Consultants;
9) Archaeological/Cultural Heritage Consultancy;
10) Master Planning/ Urban Design;
11) Neutral Vendor Managed Service.
Neutral Vendor Managed Service
Provision of a Neutral Vendor Managed Service (NVMS) for the delivery of specialist professional services.
The managed service provider(s) will support contracting authorities requirements for consultancy projects and professionals and the management of the supply chain delivering the requirements.
The main focus of services required will link back to construction including marketing, systems, finance, procurement, social value, FM consultancy, however, the range of services is extensive to this framework. The managed service provider(s) will be required to deliver all services through their supply chain of consultants/professionals outlined below. This is not an exhaustive and may change depending on requirements by each contracting authority:
Construction consultancy services
Corporate, policy, audit and finance
Marketing, media and communications
ICT, Transformation and change
Education, learning and curriculum
Adult care services
Commercialisation and public services
Organisational change and transformation management
Housing and communities
Further details on the services are detailed in the Invitation to Tender Pack.
Civil and Highway Engineering Consultants
Provision of Civil and Highway Engineering Practices able to provide a suitable, professionally qualified resource to undertake potential commissions.
The Practices appointed to this lot are able to provide the following disciplines;
A. Civil Engineering Consultancy
B. Highway Engineering Consultancy
Further details on the services required are detailed in the Invitation to Tender Pack.
Provision of Multi-Discipline Practices able to provide a suitable, professionally qualified resource to undertake potential commissions.
This service will provide an All-In option to be used where a lead consultant or project manager is required to take responsibility for and manage the contracts for all required services on a particular commission.
Provision of Transportation Practices able to provide a suitable, professionally qualified resource to undertake potential commissions.
Ground and Water Consultancy
Provision of Ground and Water Consultancy Practices able to provide a suitable, professionally qualified resource to undertake potential commissions
The Practices appoint to this lot are able to provide the following disciplines;
A. Ground and Water Contamination Consultancy
B. Flood Risk Mapping, Modelling and Analysis Consultancy
C. Water Management Consultancy
Estates and Residential Development Professional Services
Provision of Estates and Residential Professional Services Consultancies to provide a suitable, professionally qualified resource to undertake potential commissions.
Provision of Site Supervision Practices able to provide a suitable, professionally qualified resource to undertake potential commissions.
Provision of Aviation Consultancy Practices able to provide a suitable, professionally qualified resource to undertake potential commissions.
Further details on the services detailed in the Invitation to Tender Pack.
Provision of Geotechnical Practices able to provide a suitable, professionally qualified resource to undertake potential commissions.
Archaeological/Cultural Heritage Consultancy
Provision of Archaeological and Cultural Heritage Practices able to provide a suitable, professionally qualified resource to undertake potential commissions.
Master Planning/ Urban Design
Provision of Master Planning / Urban Design Consultants Practices able to provide a suitable, professionally qualified resource to undertake potential commissions.
Section IV: Procedure
Section V: Award of contract
Section VI: Complementary information
The framework provision is available for use to all contracting authorities throughout all administrative regions of the UK (as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015)including but not limited to:
Central Government Departments and their Arm's Length Bodies and Agencies, Non-Departmental Public Bodies, NHS Bodies and Local Authorities, including any successor to any of them in the exercise of their statutory or public functions.
Welsh Public Sector Organisations
1.1 This Framework arrangement is open for use for all public sector bodies in Wales this includes all Local authorities in Wales and any government departments include but not limited to the below:
— Welsh Government and its sponsored bodies and legal entities (including companies) owned or controlled by it (for example (but without limitation) Transport for Wales, Natural Resources Wales, the National Library of Wales and Cardiff Airport). A list of the bodies falling within this category may be found at https://gov.wales/topics/improvingservices/devolution-democracy-delivery/register-of-public-bodies/?lang=en
— Welsh Higher Education bodies as described at http://www.wales.com/study/universities-wales
— Welsh Further Education Colleges as described at http://www.collegeswales.ac.uk/Find-a-College
— NHS Local Health Boards and NHS Trusts in Wales,
— Welsh Housing Associations/registered social landlords as described at http://gov.wales/topics/housing-and-regeneration/publications/registered-social-landlords-in-wales/?lang=en
— Welsh Local Authorities as described at: http://gov.wales/topics/localgovernment/unitary-authorities/?lang=en
— Schools, sixth-form colleges, foundation schools and academies in Wales (but not independent schools),
— HM Inspectorate of Schools in Wales (Estyn),
— the following central government departments, to the extent that they are based in or operate in Wales
— Cabinet Office,
— Wales Office,
— Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy,
— Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government,
— Department for Digital, Culture Media and Sport,
— Department for Education,
— Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs,
— Department for Transport,
— Department for Work and Pensions,
— Department of Energy and Climate Change,
— Department of Health and Social Care,
— HM Treasury,
— Home Office,
— Ministry of Justice,
— Ministry of Defence,
— Agencies or sponsored bodies of the above central government bodies, to the extent that they are based in or operate in Wales, including (but not limited to)
— Office of National Statistics,
— Defence Support Group,
— Royal Mint,
— Crown Commercial Service,
— Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA),
— Maritime and Coastguard Agency.
This framework may also be used by
— Joint Ventures or collaborations between Welsh Local Authorities or any combination of the bodies listed above,
— Any successors to any of the above bodies in the exercise of their statutory or public functions, including (without limitation), by reason of abolition, merger, boundary change, replacement or otherwise.
The entities described above in this paragraph 1.2 are intended to be entitled to participate in award procedures under the resulting framework and so are identified for the purpose of Regulation 33(5) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
Further details can be found within the user guidance.