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02 Contract Notice

WGCD Adverse Weather Forecasting Service Framework

  • First published: 25 April 2022
  • Last modified: 25 April 2022

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Contents

Summary

OCID:
ocds-kuma6s-120643
Published by:
Llywodraeth Cymru / Welsh Government - Commercial Delivery
Authority ID:
AA27760
Publication date:
25 April 2022
Deadline date:
26 May 2022
Notice type:
02 Contract Notice
Has documents:
No
Has SPD:
No
Has Carbon Reduction Plan:
No

Abstract

1.1 This procurement exercise is for the tender and award of a new Framework “Agreement” for the supply of adverse weather forecasting services and related services in order to manage and operate the road network in Wales during adverse weather conditions. CPV: 71351600, 71351600.

Full notice text

Contract notice

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Welsh Government - Commercial Delivery

T’yr Afon, Bedwas Road

Caerphilly

CF83 8WT

UK

E-mail: commercialprocurement.buildings@gov.wales

NUTS: UKL

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://gov.wales/public-sector-procurement

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA27760

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

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 sent electronically to:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


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

II.1.1) Title

WGCD Adverse Weather Forecasting Service Framework

Reference number: WGCD-BU-114-22

II.1.2) Main CPV code

71351600

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

1.1 This procurement exercise is for the tender and award of a new Framework “Agreement” for the supply of adverse weather forecasting services and related services in order to manage and operate the road network in Wales during adverse weather conditions.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 100 000.00  GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

71351600

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This contract opportunity is for the supply of Weather Forecasting Services and related services required to manage and operate the road network in Wales during adverse weather conditions.

This procurement exercise is being conducted by the Welsh Government's Commercial Delivery Division (WGCD). The WGCD is acting on behalf of the Welsh public sector who wish to establish a collaborative framework agreement for Adverse Weather Forecasting Services.

This framework will be replacing the current NPS All Wales Adverse Weather Forecasting Framework— NPS-CFM-0086-18 when it expires in September 2022.

It is anticipated that the key customers for this agreement will be the Welsh Government and its trunk road agencies; and the majority of Welsh local authorities but the agreement could be used by any eligible Welsh public sector or third-party organisations.

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: 1 100 000.00  GBP

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

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: 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: No

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:

Bidders must confirm in the qualification questionnaire they are corporate members of The Royal Meteorological Society

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with several operators.

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3

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: 26/05/2022

Local time: 14:00

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

EN

CY

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: 26/05/2022

Local time: 14:30

Place:

Digital opening

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

WGCD Senior Category Manager

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

It is anticipated that the procurement exercise for the next iteration of this framework will commence in early 2026

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

The procurement is being conducted through eTender Wales.

Bidders should access ITT 93176

Access to the system is free of charge.

A registration process will need to be completed by bidders using the system for the first time.

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=120643

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 commitment to deliver 'Social Value' outcomes from our procurement activity is designed to ensure that wider social and economic issues are taken into account when spending public money.

The intention is to achieve the very best value for money in the widest sense. Consequently, social value clauses will be considered as part of the proposed procurement as a non-core element to address socio-economic and/or environmental issues (see specification for further details).

(WA Ref:120643)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

High Court

Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

UK

Telephone: +44 2079477501

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Welsh Government Commercial Delivery Division

T’yr Afon, Bedwas Road

Caerphilly

CF83 8WT

UK

E-mail: commercialprocurement.buildings@gov.wales

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

25/04/2022

Coding

Commodity categories

ID Title Parent category
71351600 Weather-forecasting services Geological, geophysical and other scientific prospecting services

Delivery locations

ID Description
1017 Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot
1022 Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
1015 Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
1013 Conwy and Denbighshire
1020 East Wales
1023 Flintshire and Wrexham
1016 Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
1012 Gwynedd
1011 Isle of Anglesey
1021 Monmouthshire and Newport
1024 Powys
1014 South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)
1018 Swansea
1000 WALES
1010 West Wales and The Valleys

Alert region restrictions

The buyer has restricted the alert for this notice to suppliers based in the following regions.

ID Description
There are no alert restrictions for this notice.

Document family

Notice details
Publication date:
25 April 2022
Deadline date:
26 May 2022 00:00
Notice type:
02 Contract Notice
Authority name:
Llywodraeth Cymru / Welsh Government - Commercial Delivery
Publication date:
11 July 2022
Notice type:
03 Contract Award Notice - Successful Supplier(s)
Authority name:
Llywodraeth Cymru / Welsh Government - Commercial Delivery

About the buyer

Main contact:
commercialprocurement.buildings@gov.wales
Admin contact:
N/a
Technical contact:
N/a
Other contact:
N/a

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