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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-Wrexham: Highways and Civil Engineering Minor Works
Document Ref:
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
Wrexham County Borough Council
Date Published:
08 November 2019
Deadline Date:
20 December 2019
Document Source:
Alert Profile:

Notice Abstract

This invitation to tender relates to an establishment of a framework under which Wrexham County Borough Council intends to deliver maintenance work and new project work for civil engineering and highways schemes up to the value of 150 000 GBP per contract across the authority’s respective administrative area.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Wrexham County Borough Council

Commissioning Procurement and Contract Management Unit, Lampbit Street


LL11 1AR


Telephone: +44 1978292792



Internet address(es)

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

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:

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

Highways and Civil Engineering Minor Works Framework Agreement

Reference number: Proc-19-109

II.1.2) Main CPV code



II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

This invitation to tender relates to an establishment of a framework under which Wrexham County Borough Council intends to deliver maintenance work and new project work for civil engineering and highways schemes up to the value of 150 000 GBP per contract across the authority’s respective administrative area.

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:


Main site or place of performance:

Wrexham County Borough.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Wrexham County Borough Council hereby invites tender submissions from suitably experienced and qualified contractors in connection with the framework.

The framework will primarily be used to deliver within the designated area. The projects may involve (but are not limited to) the construction of minor highway and civil engineering improvement schemes, which may involve the appointed contractor in limited design work, highway and bridge maintenance works, and minor construction and maintenance works.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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

Duration in months: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further 2 periods of 12 months.

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:

As detailed within the tender 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.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

As detailed within the tender documents.

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: 6

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: 20/12/2019

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: 20/12/2019

Local time: 12:00

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

1) Register your company on the eTenderwales portal (this is only required once).

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 email with your unique password (please keep this secure).

2) Express an Interest in the tender.

— login to the portal with the username/password,

— click the ‘Open Access PQQs/ITTs’ link (These are invitations to tender open to any registered supplier),

— click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content,

— click the ‘Express Interest’ button in the ‘Actions’ box on the left-hand side of the page.

This will move the PQQ/ITT into your ‘My PQQ/ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only).

Click on the PQQ/ITT code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the ‘Settings and Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘Actions’ box.

3) Responding to the tender,

— you can now choose to ‘Reply’ or ‘Reject’ (please give a reason if rejecting),

— 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 ITT;

There may be a mixture of online and 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 (8.00 – 18.00) on:


Tel. +44 8003684850/Fax +44 2070800480

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

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 ( 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:

Wrexham County Borough Council (WCBC) is committed to pursuing community benefits, which will contribute to the social, economic and environmental well-being of the wider community.

It is a requirement of this framework for the provider to deliver community benefits within the County Borough, throughout the term of the framework, through a hybrid approach, delivering both core and non-core requirements.

(WA Ref:97122)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Wrexham County Borough Council

Commissioning Procurement and Contract Management Unit, Lampbit Street


LL11 1AR


Telephone: +44 1978292792

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar day standstill period at the point that an award decision notice is communicated to tenderers. The award decision notice will specify the criteria for the award of the contract, the reasons for the decision, including when the standstill period is expected to end or the date before which the contracting authority will not conclude the contract. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). The Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or may order the contracting authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the Contract has been entered into the Court may make a declaration of ineffectiveness or may order that the duration of any relevant specific contract be shortened and additionally may award damages. The time limit for seeking such a declaration is generally 6 months (and 30 days in certain circumstances).

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice


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