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Title: Evaluation of EU Funded Infrastructure in Wales
Published by: Welsh Government
Publication Date: 19/01/2018
Deadline Date: 21/02/2018
Deadline Time: 14:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: This requirement is for an evaluation of infrastructure funded by the ERDF. The primary objective is to provide evidence on different infrastructure projects that have worked together.
CPV: 73000000, 73000000, 73110000, 73200000, 73210000, 73300000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Welsh Government

Rhydycar Business Park

Merthyr Tydfil

CF48 1UZ


Contact person: Kimberley Wigely

Telephone: +44 3000628788



Internet address(es)

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

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

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Evaluation of EU Funded Infrastructure in Wales

Reference number: C131/2017/2018

II.1.2) Main CPV code



II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

This requirement is for an evaluation of infrastructure funded by the ERDF. The primary objective is to provide evidence on different infrastructure projects that have worked together.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)






II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:


II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Welsh Government wishes to commission an evaluation of infrastructure funded by the ERDF in the 2000-06 and 2007-13 Programming periods. The primary objective is to provide evidence on whether, and if so how, different infrastructure projects have worked together within the same geographical area for the benefit of the area in terms of the local economy, residents, and businesses. In order to meet this primary objective, the evaluation needs to be informed by a thorough understanding of how the infrastructure is being used and whether this is in line with original intentions. The evaluation should also consider the feasibility of undertaking an impact evaluation in the future.

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: 200 000.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 18

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

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:


II.2.14) Additional information

The contract value provided above is the maximum, the budget for the contract term is between GBP 150,000 and 200,000.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

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.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

As stated in the tender 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

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 21/02/2018

Local time: 14:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted


IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/02/2018

Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

E-Tender Information:

- The first person from your Organisation to use the Platform will be required to register on behalf of the Organisation.

- 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 email address that was specified in the User Details section of the Registration page.

- In order to log-in to the Platform please enter your Username and Password.

- Note: If you forget your Password then visit the homepage and click “Forgot your 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.

- Please 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 (for example if they have left your Organisation).

- Note: If your Organisation is already registered on the Platform then you must not make any additional registration. Please contact the Helpdesk to gain access to the Platform.

- Tenders must be uploaded to the BravoSolution portal by 2pm

How To Find The ITT:

- Once logged in you must click on ‘ITT’s Open to all Suppliers’

- The e-tender references for this contract are: project_38104, itt_66180.

- Click on the title to access summary details of the contract. If you are still interested in submitting a tender, click the ‘Express an Interest button’. This will move the ITT from the ‘Open to all Suppliers’ area to the ‘My ITT’s’ on the home page.

- You will then see the full details of the ITT in the qualification and technical envelopes along with any relevant documents in the ‘Attachments’ area.

- Should you have any questions on the ITT, please use the ‘Messages’ area to contact the buyer directly – Please do not contact the named person at the top of this notice.

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at

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:

- Training and recruitment opportunities for the economically inactive/ disadvantaged groups, including Worklessness (Welsh Government Lift Programme), and/or graduates, under-graduates placements and/or trainees, and/or apprenticeships etc.

Bidders should consider opportunities for recruiting and training the above groups as part of the workforce delivering this contract / agreement.

- Retention and training for the existing workforce

- Contributions to Education, Numeracy, Literacy and STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths subjects)

The Client has decided to take a non core approach to Community Benefits, this means that the Community Benefits proposal that you return as part of this tender process will not be evaluated and scored.

(WA Ref:75910)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia bidding.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Welsh Government

Rhydycar Business Park

Merthyr Tydfil

CF48 1UZ


Telephone: +44 3000628788


Internet address(es)


VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
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Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
73300000Design and execution of research and developmentResearch and development services and related consultancy services
73200000Research and development consultancy servicesResearch and development services and related consultancy services
73000000Research and development services and related consultancy servicesResearch and Development
73210000Research consultancy servicesResearch and development consultancy services
73110000Research servicesResearch and experimental development services

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
1017Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot
1022Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
1015Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
1013Conwy and Denbighshire
1020East Wales
1023Flintshire and Wrexham
1016Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
1011Isle of Anglesey
1021Monmouthshire and Newport
1014South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)
1010West Wales and The Valleys

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