NRW Next Generation Supervision Services Framework Agreement 2021-2024

A Contract Award Notice

Framework (Services)
3 year (est.)
14 May 2021
To 01 Mar 2027 (est.)



Provision of construction management and supervision services as detailed in the specification of the tender documentation

Geochart for 2 buyers and 2 suppliers


Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is seeking to award a framework for the supply of construction management and supervision services. The purpose of the requirement is to provide expert construction management, contract management and supervision services for NRW’s contracted flood risk, reservoirs act, hydrometry/telemetry, estates and other relevant programmes of work. The location for the delivery of this requirement will be across Wales. The duration of the framework will be 3 years.There will be an option to extend the framework by up to a further 1 year. The decision on whether to use the extension option available will be at NRW’s discretion.

Total Quantity or Scope

NRW undertakes a diverse range of civil engineering works across its various functions. — 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). You will provide the following services under the framework: — construction contract management (eg act as NEC3 ECC Project Manager); — construction supervision (eg NEC3 ECC Site Supervisor); — construction environmental clerk of works (ECoW); — construction landscape clerk of works (LCoW) (note the LCoW must be a Chartered Member of the Landscape Institute (CMLI); — investigation and survey contract management and supervision; — Project management staff for secondments; — health and safety advice; — pre- and post-contract advice; — collation, analysis and presentation of contractor delivery data. Please note that NRW employs its own quantity surveyors who shall support the ECC project manager on cost and commercial aspects of ECC administration, such as assessing Defined Cost when assessing amounts due and compensation events quotations.

Award Detail

1 Arcadis Consulting (Cardiff)
  • Reference: 85177
  • Num offers: 6
  • Value: £4,400,000 [share]
  • Awarded to group of suppliers.
2 Ove Arup & Partners (Cardiff)
  • Reference: 85177
  • Num offers: 6
  • Value: £4,400,000 [share]
  • Awarded to group of suppliers.

Award Criteria

Quality 80.0
PRICE 20.0

CPV Codes

  • 71520000 - Construction supervision services
  • 71311100 - Civil engineering support services
  • 71311000 - Civil engineering consultancy services
  • 71310000 - Consultative engineering and construction services
  • 71312000 - Structural engineering consultancy services
  • 71242000 - Project and design preparation, estimation of costs
  • 71320000 - Engineering design services
  • 71521000 - Construction-site supervision services
  • 71247000 - Supervision of building work
  • 71248000 - Supervision of project and documentation


  • Award on basis of price and quality.

Other Information

A briefing session will be held by Teams on Friday 8 January 2021 at 10 a.m. For further details and to book your place please email: Instructions for submitting an expression of interest/completing the ITT. (i) suppliers should register on the eTendering portal (ii) once registered, suppliers must express their interest as follows: (a) login to the eTendering portal; (b) select ITT'; (c) select 'ITTs Open To All Suppliers'; (d) access the listing relating to the contract ITT: itt_85177 — NRW next generation supervision services framework agreement 2021-2024 and view details; (e) click on 'Express Interest' button in the 'Actions' box on the left hand side of the page; (iii) once you have expressed interest, the ITT will move to 'My ITTs', where you can download and where you can construct your reply as instructed. You must then publish your reply using the publish button; (iv) for any support in submitting your expression of interest, BravoSolution can be contacted on 0800 069 8634 or by email to (WA Ref:110522)