The South East & Mid Wales Collaborative Construction Framework (SEWSCAP), following on from its prior success as a collaborative framework, are tendering its 4th iteration in Wales.
Its mission is to achieve best value arrangements for South East & Mid Wales through competitive procurement, whilst driving regeneration, continuous improvement and best practice.
Being a Contractor on the Framework gives you access to working collaboratively with a number of local authorities, higher education bodies, further education colleges, health boards, blue light services and housing associations in South East & Mid Wales.
Some benefits of being a Framework Contractor:
- Continuous Improvement opportunities through the Framework
- Savings on tendering for opportunities
- Increased chances to be successful for opportunities
- Access to a variety of schemes and projects
- Access to a variety of Clients
What is the Framework about?
SEWSCAP draws together the expertise of pre-qualified, experienced small, medium and large contractors to provide various school / public buildings construction works, as well as modular and demountable solutions, between the values of over £250k to £100m.
The new iteration will be broken down into 14 lots:
- Lot 1-3 (regionally split) - Construction services including new build and extensions up to £1,500,000
- Lot 4 - Construction services including new build and extensions—£1,500,001 to £3,000,000
- Lot 5 — Construction services including new build and extensions - £3,000,001 to £5,000,000
- Lot 6— Construction services including new build and extensions - £5,000,001 to £10,000,000
- Lot 7— Construction services including new build and extensions - £10,000,001 to £25,000,000
- Lot 8—Construction services including new build and extensions - £25,000,001 to £50,000,000
- Lot 9—Construction services including new build and extensions - £50,000,001 to £100,000,000
- Lot 10a—Construction services including demountable and temporary building hire—up to £100,000,000
- Lot 10b—Construction services including demountable and temporary building purchase—up to £100,000,000
- Lot 11—Construction services including modular builds—up to £100,000,000
- Lot 12a—Construction services to heritage buildings —up to £12,000,000
- Lot 12b—Construction services to heritage buildings —up to £12,000,001—£12,000,000
How do I get involved?
The SEWSCAP Framework issued a PQQ on Friday 7th July View Notice - Sell2Wales (gov.wales). The documentation can be found via the Contracting Authorities e-tendering system Proactis Plaza, where all interested bidders can register an interest.
A restricted procedure will be followed, initially issuing a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ), where Bidders will be expected to provide information on their capabilities, accreditations and financials. Those 10 top scoring, shortlisted Bidders will then be invited to submit quality, pricing and social value.
The Framework Team understands that this is often a daunting and time consuming process and have taken into consideration proportionately when drafting the documentation.
What are my next steps?
Organisations interested in bidding for this opportunity should ensure they are registered on:
- Sell2wales — View Notice - Sell2Wales (gov.wales).
- Proactis Plaza — https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/account/login
- Opportunity Name: South East & Mid Wales Collaborative Construction Framework (SEWSCAP4)
- ERFX Reference: ERFX1008189
If you haven’t already registered on these systems, guidance on how to do so is available below:
If you do have any queries, please do not hesitate contacting the SEWSCAP Framework Team.