09/04/2019    S70    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 
I.II.III.IV.VI.

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Construction work

2019/S 070-163950

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Welsh Government
Transport Procurement, Cathays Park
Cardiff
CF10 3NQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000604400
E-mail: transportprocurement@gov.wales
NUTS code: UKL

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=en

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0007

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
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
II.1.1)Title:

A55 Abergwyngregyn to Tai'r Meibion

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

The A55 is the main North Wales coastal route and is part of Euroroute E22 Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T). It is also an important link, via county roads, for local towns and communities and provides a connection with the North — South A470 to south and central Wales.

This section of the A55 was upgraded to a dual carriageway in the late 1960’s and accordingly, does not comply with current highway standards and is prone to flooding.

We are proposing to improve the 2,2 km length of the A55 between the Tai’r Meibion property and the Abergwyngregyn interchange.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 18 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000
71300000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL12
Main site or place of performance:

Abergwyngregyn to Tai'r Meibion.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The A55 is the main North Wales coastal route and is part of Euroroute E22 Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T). It is also an important link, via county roads, for local towns and communities and provides a connection with the North — South A470 to south and central Wales.

This section of the A55 was upgraded to a dual carriageway in the late 1960’s and accordingly, does not comply with current highway standards and is prone to flooding.

We are proposing to improve the 2,2 km length of the A55 between the Tai’r Meibion property and the Abergwyngregyn interchange.

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
Value excluding VAT: 18 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As stated in 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: yes
Identification of the project:

A55 Abergwyngregyn to Tai'r Meibion

II.2.14)Additional information

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.2.2)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)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted 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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 14/05/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 07/06/2019
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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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 e-Tender information:

— go to https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

— 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 e-mail to the address that was specified in the user details section of the registration page,

— in order to login 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,

— PQQs must be uploaded to BravoSolution portal by 12:00 noon.

How to find the PQQ:

— once logged in, click on “PQQs Open to all Suppliers”,

— the eTender references for this contract are: Project_41331 and PQQ_32715. 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 homepage,

— 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,

— note that Cardiff Council are assisting Welsh Government with administering the procurement within eTenderwales portal. This will make no material difference to the running of the portal — the “Messages” area is to be used as normal. It is felt prudent however to notify bidders of this ensuring transparency as to the way the procurement is being run,

— bidders should note that in line with the PCR2015, the Authority is making available procurement documents from publication of this notice. Further reference documents regarding the scheme are available on CD/DVD. Bidders should use the “Messages” area of the portal to request a copy of this information by post (or collection).

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=90364

The contractor shall ensure that all contracts with subcontractors and suppliers which the contractor intends to procure following the award date, and which the contractor has not, before the date of this Contract, already planned to award to a particular subcontractor or supplier, are advertised through the Sell2Wales portal (www.sell2wales.gov.wales) and awarded following a fair, open, transparent and competitive process proportionate to the nature and value of the contract.

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 outlined in the procurement documents.

(WA Ref:90364)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Welsh Government
Cathays Park
Cardiff
CF10 3NQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000604400

Internet address: http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=en

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:
04/04/2019