Works - 6242-2018

09/01/2018    S5    - - Works - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses

2018/S 005-006242

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
LHC on Behalf of the WPA (Welsh Procurement Alliance)
Regus House, Regus House, Cardiff Bay
CF10 4RU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Tony Woods
Telephone: +44 1895274800
NUTS code: UKL

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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: Public Sector Framework Provider

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Housing construction services (Wales)

Reference number: H1Wales
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

LHC on behalf of the Welsh Procurment Alliance is working with a number of social housing providers in Wales and proposes to procure a Construction Framework for new build Housing. It is proposed to split the framework into a number of region lots based on the project size. The framework will be structured to encourage SME's to tender.

The framework will be open to both contractors and consultants.

— Workstream 1: Consultancy Services (Service Contract).

— Workstream 2: Construction Services (Works Contract).

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II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 600 000 000.00 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: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Various new build projects across Wales.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

LHC on behalf of the Welsh Procurement Alliance is working with a number of housing providers in Wales S to develop a Housing construction framework specifically Wales.

It is proposed to have to cover construction services (main contractor) and Consultancy services (consultancy framework will be procured as a separate service contract).

— Workstream 1 Consultancy Services (Service Contract) Including Architects, project management, Clerk of Works, Health and safety, Structural engineers and M&E consultants.

— Workstream 2 Construction Services (Works Contract).

— — Projects up to 15 units.

— — Projects of 16 to 40 units.

— — Project 41 or more units.

It is proposed that each work stream will be split into various regional lots across Wales for different project sizes with the aim to encourage smaller organizations to tender for the framework.

The framework is proposed primarily for the construction of new houses.

There will also be the option for contractors to offer apartments, sheltered accommodation, nursing homes, residential care and student accommodation under the framework.

The framework will be open for use by any publicly funded organization including local authorities, Registered providers, Universities and charities a full list of organizations can be found via our website

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II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

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:

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(WA Ref:75349).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: