Procurement of Contractors and Construction Consultancy Services

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Dear Ceredigion Council,

Can you please tell me the following:

1. How you procure Construction Consultancy Services
2. How you procure Construction Contractors
3. If by your own framework, please tell me:
a. The titles and content of the relevant frameworks
b. Who is on the current frameworks
c. The start and end dates of the frameworks
d. Any possible extension periods to the frameworks
e. The name and contact email of person responsible for the frameworks.

Yours faithfully,

Nicola

hpw, Ceredigion County Council

Dear Nicola

Thank you for your email of the 15th June 2010. I am writing to inform you that your correspondence is being dealt in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act.

We aim to respond to you in full within 20 working days from receipt of your email and will let you know if it is going to take longer.

regards

Llinos Davies
Admin Officer
Ext 2401

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hpw, Ceredigion County Council

Dear Madam,

 

Freedom of Information Request Procurement of Contractors and Construction
Consultancy Services

 

In response to your email dated 15 June 2010, I would reply as follows:

 

1          Ceredigion procures Engineering Construction Consultancy
Services either through it's our own 'in-house' Engineering Consultancy or
through a single provider Engineering Consultancy Framework.

            Ceredigion procures Building Construction Consultancy Services
through it's our own 'in-house' Buildings and Property Consultancy.

 

2          Ceredigion maintains an approved list of Building and
Engineering contractors for different types of work and cost bands.
Contracts are awarded following a competitive tender between a select list
of 6 contractors chosen in rotation from the appropriate approved list
category.

 

3a        There are currently no Engineering Consultancy Services or
Property Consultancy Services frameworks in place in Ceredigion. The
previous Engineering framework finished on the 31st January 2010.

            Ceredigion is looking at using a joint Property Consultancy
Services framework for contractors for £2m-£100m schemes with Powys County
Council. Ceredigion and Powys are also investigating the possibility of
using the OGC Framework for Property Consultancy Services

 

3b        Ceredigion, Powys and Gwynedd County Councils are in the process
of setting up a joint single provider Engineering Consultancy Services
(ECS) framework for the three Councils and are also in the process of
setting up a joint Workshare Property Consultancy Services for the three
Councils.

 

3c        It is expected that the new ECS framework will start on the 1st
July 2010 and last for a period of 3 years. There is no start date for the
OGC Framework for Property Consultancy, as the project is not yet
established.

 

3d        The agreement allows for a possible extension of 1 year for
Engineering.

            Not applicable for Property Consultancy Services.

 

3e        The person who will be responsible for managing the new
Engineering Consultancy Services framework in Ceredigion is Mr. Alun
Davies, email contact details. [1][email address]

           Property Consultancy Services frameworks queries should also be
addressed to [2][email address] as there is currently no specific
allocation of this task to an individual.

 

If you have any complaints, please write to the Assistant Chief Executive
- Legal Services, Ceredigion County Council, Penmorfa, Aberaeron,
Ceredigion SA46 OPA.  If this fails to resolve the matter to your
satisfaction, you have the right to apply to the Information Commissioner.

 

 

Ruth Higham

Office Manager

Property Maintenance & Facilities

Glanyrafon Depot

Glanyrafon Industrial Estate

Aberystwyth

SY23 3JQ

Tel: 01970 633900

Fax: 01970633901

 

 

 

 

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