NRW Next Generation Construction Services Framework Agreement 2020-2024

A Contract Award Notice

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Framework (Works)
3 year (est.)
25 Feb 2021
To 01 Mar 2027 (est.)



Provision of construction services and works detailed in the tender documentation for South Wales

Geochart for 1 buyers and 4 suppliers


Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is seeking to award a framework for the supply of construction services. The purpose of the requirement is to provide technical civil engineering services for NRW’s flood risk, Reservoirs Act compliance, hydrometry/telemetry, estates and other relevant programmes of work. The location for the delivery of this requirement will be across Wales, subject to the Lot restrictions identified in the tender documentation. The duration of the framework will be three years with an option for NRW to extend the framework duration by one year. The decision on whether to use the extension option available will be at NRW’s discretion. A briefing session will be held by skype on Friday 4th September 2020 10am. For futher details please email: Projects delivered under the Framework Natural Resources Wales undertakes a diverse range of civil engineering works. Our construction works include, but are not limited to, the following: - Flood risk management capital schemes and capital maintenance/repair of flood defence structures on main rivers and coastal areas. - Reservoirs Act (1975) compliance projects. - Hydrometric and telemetry assets construction and capital maintenance/repair. - Habitat management and creation and environmental land and water remediation. - Fish passage improvements. - Major estates infrastructure (e.g. bridges). The sections below further outline the envisaged service provisions to be delivered in this Lot of the framework, as well as the typical skills/activities required. Construction Works Requirements Although the majority of our work is not overly complex civil engineering, your tender shall demonstrate that you have a high degree of skill, knowledge and experience to enable excellent and efficient delivery. You shall have knowledge and ability in the construction of water industry civil engineering, such as: - Flood embankments constructed of earthworks, rock armouring and geotextile materials. - Flood walls constructed of reinforced concrete, steel sheet-piling, and precast and prefabricated materials. - Flood defence and drainage structures that house pumping stations, penstocks, valves and trash screens. - Water retention structures and reservoirs, requiring compliance with the Reservoirs Act. - Natural flood management measures. - In river flow measurement structures, such as weirs. - In river fish passage structures. - The construction of features to manage and create a range of habitats; - Infrastructure such as simple bridges. - Site clearance and demolition. - Reinstatement and landscaping, and associated maintenance. - Temporary works considerations, including significant water management of river flows and tides. - Co-ordination, communication and consultation with external parties and landowners, including obtaining and complying with consents and permissions. Suppliers shall have personnel at appropriate levels within their organisation who are qualified members of relevant professional organisations, such as the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) or the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), in addition to technical and support staff. The following services will be provided under the Framework Lot: - Construction of civil engineering and associated works. - Early contractor advice, during feasibility, appraisal and design. - Principal Contractor role under the CDM Regulations (2015). - Undertake various surveys, investigations and assessments to inform project scoping and design and to manage risks. - Emergency works, to repair threatened, failing or failed assets. Works Information and Scope for call-off contracts under this framework will be agreed on the basis of project-specific requirements.

Lot Division

1 Lot 1a - North Wales
2 Lot 1b - South Wales

Award Detail

1 Jones Bros Ruthin Civil Engineering (Ruthin)
  • Lot 1a - North Wales
  • Reference: 003764-2021-1
  • Value: £24,500,000 [share]
  • Awarded to group of suppliers.
2 William Hughes Civil Engineering (Llangefni)
  • Lot 1a - North Wales
  • Reference: 003764-2021-1
  • Value: £24,500,000 [share]
  • Awarded to group of suppliers.
3 Walters (Aberdare)
  • Lot 1b - South Wales
  • Reference: 003764-2021-2
  • Value: £24,500,000 [share]
  • Awarded to group of suppliers.
4 Alun Griffiths Contractors (Abergavenny)
  • Lot 1b - South Wales
  • Reference: 003764-2021-2
  • Value: £24,500,000 [share]
  • Awarded to group of suppliers.

Award Criteria

Quality 60
price 40

CPV Codes

  • 45200000 - Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work
  • 71311100 - Civil engineering support services
  • 44212382 - Floodgates
  • 45246000 - River regulation and flood control works
  • 45246400 - Flood-prevention works
  • 45246410 - Flood-defences maintenance works
  • 45246100 - River-wall construction
  • 45246200 - Riverbank protection works
  • 45110000 - Building demolition and wrecking work and earthmoving work
  • 45112000 - Excavating and earthmoving work
  • 45112500 - Earthmoving work
  • 45243510 - Embankment works
  • 45111000 - Demolition, site preparation and clearance work
  • 45111200 - Site preparation and clearance work
  • 45111213 - Site-clearance work


Other Information

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