Services - 203433-2020

Submission deadline has been amended by:  255470-2020
30/04/2020    S85    Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Construction consultancy services

2020/S 085-203433

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

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

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:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Transport

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

A487: New Dyfi Bridge — Employer’s Agent

II.1.2)Main CPV code
71530000 Construction consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Welsh Government wish to procure design and employer’s agent services for its A487: New Dyfi Bridge. WM are currently appointing a team of advisors to provide employer’s agent services to manage the project in support of Welsh Government at Key Stage 6 only.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 GBP
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: UKL24 Powys
Main site or place of performance:

Dyfi Bridge.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Employer’s agent services

WM seek to appoint an employer’s agent to provide the following services for Key Stage 6 (Detailed Design and Construction) only:

— project management,

— contract management including fulfilling NEC PM/Supervisor roles,

— cost management,

— technical assurance.

The employer’s agent will act in an assurance role on the design and build contractor for Key Stage 6 on behalf of Welsh Government.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 85
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

As stated in the procurement documents.

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

Welsh Government intends to procure these services via an open procedure.

Potential tenderers are invited to view further information on the Welsh Government project website:

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:

As stated in the procurement documents.

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.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As stated in the procurement documents.

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
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 027-063378
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 05/06/2020
Local time: 12:00
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:
English, Welsh
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 12/06/2020
Local time: 12:00

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:

The authority is using eTenderWales to administer this procurement. This is a separate website and registration will be required. To access eTenderWales, express interest in this notice and access tender documentation.

eTender information:

Go to

The first person from your organisation to use the platform will be required to register.

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 email to the address that was specified in the user details section of the registration page.

To log-in to the platform enter your username and 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.

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

If your organisation is already registered on the platform then you must not make any additional registration. Contact the Helpdesk to gain access to the platform.

ITTs must be uploaded to BravoSolution portal by 12.00 noon

How to find the ITT:

Once logged in, click on ‘ITTs Open to all Suppliers'.

The eTender references for this contract are: Project_ 44635 and ITT_81589. Click on the title to access summary details of the contract. If you are still interested in expressing an interest, click the ‘Express an Interest button'. This will move the PQQ from the ‘Open to all Suppliers' area to ‘My PQQ's' on the home page.

You will then see the full details of the ITT in the qualification, technical and commercial envelopes along with any relevant documents in the ‘Attachments' area.

Should you have any questions on the ITT, use the ‘Messages' area to contact the buyer.

Potential tenders are invited to view further information on the Welsh Government project website:

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:

As stated in the procurement documents

(WA Ref:101529)

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: