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Title: Economic and Housing Growth Assessment for Swansea and Neath Port Talbot
OCID: ocds-kuma6s-119589
Published by: Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council
Authority ID: AA0274
Publication Date: 15/03/2022
Deadline Date: 14/04/2022
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Economic and Housing Growth Assessment for Swansea and Neath Port Talbot NPT-1694
CPV: 79311400, 79311410, 79300000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council

Civic Centre

Port Talbot

SA13 1PJ


Telephone: +44 1639763929



Internet address(es)

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.1) Name and addresses

City and County of Swansea Council





Internet address(es)

Main address:

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

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

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Economic and Housing Growth Assessment for Swansea and Neath Port Talbot

Reference number: NPT-1694

II.1.2) Main CPV code



II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

Economic and Housing Growth Assessment for Swansea and Neath Port Talbot NPT-1694

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 177 000.00  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 authorities of the City and County of Swansea and Neath Port Talbot (NPT) are jointly seeking suitably qualified and experienced consultants to undertake a comprehensive assessment of housing and economic growth for their administrative areas which also takes into account linkages with neighbouring authorities.

The purpose of the commission is to formulate robustly evidenced, housing and economic growth projections to inform the preparation of both the Swansea and NPT Replacement Local Development Plans (RLDPs), which are at early stages of formation and are being progressed independently by each Council. The work will also feed into the preparation of background evidence, policies and proposals to be formulated for the first South West Wales Strategic Development Plan (SDP).

In order to complete this task, Swansea and NPT are seeking consultants to quote to undertake a Housing and Economic Growth Assessment for their administrative areas comprising the following pieces of evidence:

-Housing Market Area Assessment (HMAA);

-Functional Economic Market Assessment (FEMA);

-Population and housing forecasts;

-Economic Needs Assessment; and

-Housing and Economic Growth Assessment (summary drawing together findings from the above).

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Response to the Brief and proposed activities / Weighting: 50

Quality criterion: Consultancy team / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Environmental credentials / Weighting: 2.5

Quality criterion: Well-Being for Future Generations Credentials / Weighting: 2.5

Price / Weighting:  25

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 177 000.00  GBP

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

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Potential extension of 3 years

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: No

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 ITT

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: 14/04/2022

Local time: 12:00

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


IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 14/04/2022

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

If you require independent support or advice in the tendering process, Business Wales provide guidance and advice (free of charge) by way


On-line information

Telephone support


Further information on how to access this guidance and advice is available by accessing this ITT or by contacting Business Wales on 03000 603000.

Suppliers' Instructions 'How to Express Interest in this ITT:

1. Register your company on the etenderwales portal (this is required only once. However if your details have changed since you registered

you will need to up-date them).

Browse to the eSourcing Portal:

Click the 'Suppliers register here' link.

Complete the ‘Organisation Details’ and ‘User Details’ sections.

Note the username you choose and click 'Save' when complete.

You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).

Agree to the terms and conditions and click 'continue'.

2. Express an interest in the ITT.

Login to the portal with the username / password.

Click the ITT Open to all Suppliers’ link.

Alternatively, search for the relevant ITT (itt_93734).

Click on the relevant ITT to access the content.

Click the 'Express Interest' button on the right-hand side of the screen.

This will move the ITT into your 'My ITT pages'. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only.)

Click on the ITT code, you can now access any attachments by selecting ‘Buyer Attachments'.

3. Responding to the ITT.

You can now choose to 'Respond’ 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 ‘Closing Date’, and then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT.

There is help available Monday - Friday (8am - 6pm) on: or by telephone on 0800 368 485.

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

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:

The Community Benefits response will not be evaluated or scored as part of the tender process.

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

(WA Ref:119589)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

High Court

Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand




Telephone: +44 2079477501

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice


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Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
79311410Economic impact assessmentSurvey services
79311400Economic research servicesSurvey services
79300000Market and economic research; polling and statisticsBusiness services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

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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