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The NHS Building for Wales National Cost Adviser Frameworks will cater for health related capital projects with an estimated construction value of over 12 000 000 GBP.

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS Wales Shared Service Partnership on behalf of Velindre NHS Trust
4-5 Charwood Court, Heol Billingsley, Parc Nantgarw
CF15 7QZ
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKL

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

NHS Building for Wales National Cost Adviser Framework.

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

The NHS Building for Wales National Cost Adviser Frameworks will cater for health related capital projects with an estimated construction value of over 12 000 000 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
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Contract Notice relates to the procurement exercise for the NHS Building for Wales National Cost Adviser only.

The NHS Building for Wales National frameworks will cater for health related capital projects with an estimated construction value of over 12 000 000 GBP (excluding Value Added Tax).

Initially there will be three National frameworks:-

- Project Manager,

- Cost Adviser,

- Supply Chain Partner.

Upon commencement of the above three frameworks a fourth framework will be procured for Supervisor.

It is intended that there will be four organisations appointed to each framework discipline i.e.:

- 4 organisations for Project Manager (plus one reserve),

- 4 organisations for Cost Adviser (plus one reserve),

- 4 organisations for Supply Chain Partner.

Each Supply Chain is required to be made up of the following disciplines:-

- 1 Constructor,

- 2 Architects,

- 2 Civil and Structural Engineers,

- 2 Building Services Engineers,

- 2 Building Services Installers - each covering both Electrical and.

Mechanical installation.

The Constructor will be required to undertake the role of Principal Designer, Principal Contractor and Designer under the CDM 2015 Regulations.

All National Frameworks will adopt the NEC3 suite of contracts.

The frameworks will be procured on the basis of an

initial four year contract with the option to extend by up to 2 years.

The frameworks will be procured and managed by NWSSP-Specialist Estates Services on behalf of the NHS in Wales.

Velindre NHS Trust will sign the framework agreements with the successful bidders as sponsor of the frameworks.

Contracts for specific projects will be subject to mini-competition between

the successful bidders on each of the Frameworks.

Contracts for specific projects which are let under the frameworks will be

entered into between the successful bidders and the individual NHS Local

Health Boards or Trusts responsible for the project. It will be open to all

NHS Local Health Boards or Trusts in Wales (and also any other NHS

bodies that may exist in Wales during the life of the framework, the

Welsh Government, and any other Welsh public bodies who wish to

develop facilities jointly or in collaboration with the NHS) to let contracts

under these frameworks for the duration of the frameworks.

Please refer to the Memorandum of Information on for further detail and information.

This Contract Notice relates to the appointment of Cost Adviser

Services for the National Framework.

Candidates are reminded that the issue of documents from NWSSP-SES

does not commit NWSSP-SES, Velindre NHS Trust, or any Local Health

Board or NHS Trust in Wales to:

* Proceed with the appointment of Candidates to this Framework


* Award any subsequent contract for individual projects pursuant to this

Framework Agreement.

Neither NWSSP-SES, Velindre NHS Trust, or any NHS Local Health Board

or Trust in Wales, nor any of their advisers shall be liable for any

expenses incurred by the candidates in connection with the tender

process either for this Framework Agreement or any subsequent contract

pursuant to this Framework Agreement.

NHS Wales is committed to contributing to the social, economic and

environmental well-being of the wider community. Accordingly, while the

requirement to do so will not be part of the award criteria for this tender,

the successful contractor will be expected to consider opportunities to

recruit and train long term economically inactive persons as part of the

workforce delivering this project, and contractual obligations and/or

performance indicators may be introduced to this effect.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Documents / Weighting: 100
Price - Weighting: 0
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

There will be an option at the Contracting Authority's discretion to extend the framework by a period of up to 2 years (including multiple extensions of any duration but which are cumulatively no greater than 2 years).

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 213-388127
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: N/a
A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Suppliers Instructions How to express Interest in this Tender.

1. Register your company on the eTenderwales portal (this is only required once, you are not required to register if you have done so for any previous opportunities on etenderwales).

- Browse to the eSourcing Portal:

- Click the ‘Click here to register’ link - Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’

- 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.)

2. Express an Interest in the tender

- Login to the portal with the username/password

- Click to expand Projects (P) in the navigation bar on the left of the screen and then PQQ and ‘PQQ's Open to all Suppliers’

(These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires open to any registered supplier)

- Click on the relevant PQQ to access the content (National Cost Adviser - code reference pqq_32216)

- Click the ‘Express Interest’ button

- 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 on the paper clip icon against the relevant questions.

3. Responding to the tender

- You can now choose to ‘Create Response’ or ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if Declining)

- 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 & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available)

If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon - Fri (8am - 6pm) on:


Phone: 0800 368 4850

(WA Ref:70209).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
4-5 Charnwood Court, Heol Billingsley, Parc Nantgarw
CF15 7QZ
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contracting authority will observe a 10 calendar day period at the end of the PQQ stage. Candidates will be provided with information sufficient to enable them to understand the basis of their exclusion at the end of PQQ stage.

The contracting authority requests that any applicant who is unsuccessful at PQQ stage and does not understand the reasons for the failure to be invited to tender to contact the Contracting Authority at this time and not wait until the end of the Alcatel period. Candidates are reminded that this is the date upon which they will have become aware of the decision of the Contracting Authority to exclude them.

The contracting authority will allow a minimum 10 calendar day standstill

period between notifying the award decision and awarding the contract.

Unsuccessful tenderers and applicants are entitled to receive reasons for

the decision, including the characteristics and relative advantages of the

winning bid and the reasons why the tenderer/applicant was

unsuccessful. Should additional information be required it should be

requested of the addressee in section I.1. Aggrieved parties who have

been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the procurement rules

have the right to take action in the High Court (England and Wales). Any

such action is subject to strict time limits and must be brought in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: