Services - 358517-2016

14/10/2016    S199    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Caerphilly: Housing services

2016/S 199-358517

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: National Procurement Service (Welsh Government)
Postal address: T'yr Afon, Bedwas Road
Town: Caerphilly
NUTS code: UKL WALES
Postal code: CF83 8WT
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: NPSProfessionalServices@wales.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3007900170

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://npswales.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA27760

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: central purchasing body

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Welsh Government Warm Homes Programme.

Reference number: NPS-PS-0065-16
II.1.2)Main CPV code
70333000 Housing services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Welsh Government Warm Homes Programme, which currently includes the demand-led Nest and area-based Arbed schemes, supports work to tackle fuel poverty, improve the energy efficiency of the existing housing stock in Wales, reduce carbon emissions, and deliver jobs and growth in the energy efficiency sector. Schemes are designed to enable maximum funding to be levered from other sources, such as the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) and European funding.

Working with the National Procurement Service, the Welsh Government wishes to procure the services for the following three frameworks:

Lot 1: Area-based Scheme Manager (Arbed)

Lot 2: Local Authority Area-based Scheme Manager (Arbed)

Lot 3: Demand-led Scheme Manager (NEST)

Arbed is focused on delivering area-based energy efficiency schemes.

The current scheme manager contract for Nest is due to end in August 2017. The NPS will be tendering for a single scheme manager to deliver a successor all-Wales demand-led scheme.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 100 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Area-based Scheme Manager

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
70333000 Housing services
71314300 Energy-efficiency consultancy services
45300000 Building installation work
45400000 Building completion work
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL WALES
Main site or place of performance:

Across Wales.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot will deliver scheme management services under the Welsh Government EU funded programme.

Arbed is focused on delivering area-based energy efficiency schemes and maximising the number of homes improved by levering in funding from other sources, including EU funding, energy supplier obligations and funding from Local Authorities and social housing providers.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Local Authority Area-based Scheme Manager

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
70333000 Housing services
71314300 Energy-efficiency consultancy services
45300000 Building installation work
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL WALES
Main site or place of performance:

Across geographical zones in Wales.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot will provide scheme managers that can deliver services within specific Welsh geographical zones to Local Authorities and other potential grant recipients. This may be broken down into additional lots

Arbed is focused on delivering area-based energy efficiency schemes and maximising the number of homes improved by levering in funding from other sources, including EU funding, energy supplier obligations and funding from Local Authorities and social housing providers.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Demand-led Scheme Manager

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
70333000 Housing services
71314300 Energy-efficiency consultancy services
45300000 Building installation work
45400000 Building completion work
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL WALES
Main site or place of performance:

Across Wales.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot will provide a single scheme manager to manage and deliver Welsh Government's demand-led Nest scheme across the whole of Wales. The scheme manager will be responsible for managing the entire customer journey.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
16/11/2016

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

We would welcome the opportunity to further explore the procurement model with the market and are at this point seeking expressions of interest from potential suppliers.

To register your interest please contact npsprofessionalservices@wales.gsi.gov.uk.

We have arranged a number of Market Information events aimed at potential bidders at the following locations at the following dates and times.

Wednesday 2.11.2016

Welsh Government Llandudno Junction Office. 13:30-15:00

Friday 4.11.2016

Welsh Government Bedwas Office. 11:45 — 13:00

To register for one of the events please contact npsprofessionalservices@wales.gsi.gov.uk noting your organisation name, preferred venue, and names of attendees, up to a maximum of three per organisation.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=51593.

(WA Ref:51593).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/10/2016