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United Kingdom-Swansea: Construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.swansea.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0254
Section II: Object
Shaping Swansea — Strategic Sites Development Partner
The Council is procuring a suitably qualified development partner (or consortium) to enter into an agreement, pursuant to a competitive dialogue procedure, to support the sustainable regeneration of Swansea through the development of a number of strategic sites up to a 20-year period in line with the Swansea Central Area regeneration framework and other regeneration policies.
Swansea, Wales, UK.
The Council is looking to procure, pursuant to a competitive dialogue procurement process, a suitably-qualified partner to deliver mixed use development, including residential, office, commercial and community uses on a number of strategic sites (see memorandum of information for further information). The Council is looking for its partner to deliver the following key aims which are as follows:
(a) provide high-quality residential, leisure, office and commercial development;
(b) encourage city centre living;
(c) enhance the quality of the built environment of the City of Swansea;
(d) create more employment opportunities and take advantage of opportunities arising from the growth of new technology, science and creative industries;
(e) improve graduate retention rates;
(f) improve the leisure, tourism and cultural offer and infrastructure of Swansea;
(g) encourage walking, cycling and use of public transport;
(h) emphasise Swansea’s distinctiveness and sense of place;
(i) improve the linkages between the core city centre and the sea;
(j) contribute towards creating a successful and sustainable Swansea, as per the Council’s Corporate Plan;
(k) deliver the Swansea Central Area regeneration framework and other regeneration policies.
The competitive dialogue procurement will identify the bidder best capable of meeting its needs and the strategic partnering agreement (SPA) will contain a project approval procedure in order to allow future phases of works to be agreed between the parties.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met in accordance with Articles 57- 58 of Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulations 57-58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and is set out in the selection questionnaire which is available from part I.1) above.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met in accordance with Article 58 of the Directive 2014/24/EU and Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and as set out in the selection questionnaire which is available from the address in Part I.1).
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met in accordance with Article 58 of Directive 2014/24/EU and Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and as set out in the selection questionnaire which is available from the address in Part I.1).
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Economic operators interested in submitting a response can download the procurement documents from the eTenderWales portal (http://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk) you will need to register with eTenderWales if you are not already registered. Please see below instructions on how to register.
1) register your company on the eTenderWales portal (this is only required once):
— navigate to the portal: http://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
— click the ‘Suppliers register here’ link;
— enter your correct business and user details;
— note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete;
— you will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure);
— agree to the terms and conditions and click ‘continue.’
2) express an interest in the project:
— login to the portal with your username/password;
— click the ‘PQQs Open to All Suppliers’ link (these are the PQQs open to any registered supplier);
— click on the relevant PQQ to access the content;
— click the ‘Express Interest’ button in the ‘Actions’ box on the left-hand side of the page;
— this will move the PQQ into your ‘My PQQs’ page (this is a secure area reserved for your projects only);
— click on the PQQ code.
You can now access any attachments by clicking the ‘Settings and Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘Actions’ box.
3) responding to the PQQ:
— you can now choose to ‘Reply’ or ‘Reject’ (please give a reason if rejecting);
— you can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification;
— note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ;
— there may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).
If you require any further assistance use the online help. Alternatively, the BravoSolution helpdesk can be contacted (Monday to Friday, 8.00 to 18.00) on:
— email: firstname.lastname@example.org
— phone: +44 8003684850
Note: the authority is using eTenderWales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=99225
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:
Please refer to procurement documents.
The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.
The Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period will extend to 15 calendar days for communication by non-electronic means. Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by the Council as soon as possible after the decision has been made. Should additional information be required it should be requested of the addressee in section I.1). If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by 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 30 days). Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Council to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may, depending on the circumstances, award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order the Council to pay a civil financial penalty and/or order that the duration of the contract be shortened. If a declaration of ineffectiveness is sought, any such action must be brought within 30 days where the Council has communicated the award of the contract and a summary of reasons to tenderers or otherwise within 6 months. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.