A group of Welsh local authorities are searching for contractors for their new South West Wales Regional Civil Engineering Contractors Framework.
Carmarthenshire County Council has joined forces with Ceredigion County Council, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council, Pembrokeshire County Council and Swansea Council to appoint contractors for the delivery of civil engineering-related construction projects across the region.
The £430million regional framework will run from 2023 to 2026 with an option to extend for up to an additional 12 months.
The framework will include value-banded and geographical/regional lots for civil engineering works; ranging from very small to large works.
Work includes specialist civils works, such as demolition, public lighting, lining and road marking, surfacing, ground investigations, marine works and traffic management.
The councils in the region say they are committed to contributing to the social, economic and environmental well-being of their communities.
A key element of the Framework will be the incorporation of Community Benefits for projects with a value of £1million or more.
In addition to delivering the primary project or scheme, the councils will seek to promote additional, wider sustainable opportunities.
The councils want to encourage small and medium businesses to bid for a place on these lots to provide them with additional resource for works such as:
Business Wales will also be facilitating a free ‘Live Tender Webinar’ specifically for those tendering for this framework, to be held on October 18, 2022.
Business Wales will offer advice and guidance on accessing the e-tender and submitting a bid.
Registration is essential in order to reserve a place on the webinar, therefore, to register, contact Business Wales l at email@example.com
The Contract Notice can be viewed at: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/show/search_view.aspx?ID=OCT414284