Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council wishes to develop a project to maximise tourism, heritage and regeneration opportunities that exist for Tredegar and the surrounding area based upon Aneurin Bevan and his legacy.The successful applicant will identify opportunities for product development and funding opportunities through working with local and national stakeholders, researching best practise and developing innovation ideas.The successful consultancy will prepare a 'Nye Bevan' Destination Strategy for Tredegar and the surrounding area.NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=86868
CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
Notice Type: SERVICES
1 Authority Details
Authority Name and Address
Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Corporate Procurement Unit, Anvil Court, Church Street,
Abertillery Postal Code:
NP13 1DB Country:
For the attention of:
Lee Williams Telephone:
Internet Address (URL): http://www.blaenau-gwent.gov.uk/
Electronic access to information: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html
Address from which documentation may be obtained
As in 1.1
Completed documents must be returned to:
As in 1.1
2 Contract Details
Tourism, Hheritage and Regeneration - Nye Bevan Destination Strategy
Description of the goods or services required
Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council wishes to develop a project to maximise tourism, heritage and regeneration opportunities that exist for Tredegar and the surrounding area based upon Aneurin Bevan and his legacy.
The successful applicant will identify opportunities for product development and funding opportunities through working with local and national stakeholders, researching best practise and developing innovation ideas.
The successful consultancy will prepare a 'Nye Bevan' Destination Strategy for Tredegar and the surrounding area.
NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=86868
Notice Coding and Classification
a) Commodity Codes
73210000 Research consultancy services
73220000 Development consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
79413000 Marketing management consultancy services
b) Delivery Location/Area
1016 Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
Total quantity or scope of tender
The commission should include:
- An assessment of existing product
- Examples of best practice from other areas.
- Recommendation of how existing product could further be developed. This should include the Aneurin Bevan Memorial Stones and the Aneurin Bevan Trail.
- An assessment of opportunities for new product through gap analysis.
- A costed plan that identifies priorities for investment and funding opportunities with a timescale.
- Recommendations for some iconic projects which would achieve high quality and high profile impact on the external perception of the valleys.
The project has a maximum budget of £10,000 (excluding VAT)
3 Conditions for Participation
Minimum standards and qualification required
Please refer to Invitation to Tender documentation.
4 Administrative Information
Type of Procedure
Single stage - Any candidate may submit a tender.
Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority
Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
26-11-2018 Time 12:00
Estimated award date
Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up
Tender Submission Postbox
5 Other Information
This Procurement exercise is being facilitated via he Authority's e-tendering portal Bravo Solutions https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk.
All documentation has been uploaded to enable direct access following registration.
NB: You must download all documentation directly from the portal, tender documents will not be communicated by any other means.
E-Tender access information:
— Go to https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk.
— The first person from your Organisation to use the Platform will be required to register on behalf of the Organisation.
— Registration involves accepting a User Agreement, and providing basic information about your Organisation and about the User performing the Registration.
The User who performs the Registration becomes the Super User for the Organisation.
— On registering on the Platform the Super User will select a Username and will receive a password.
— The Password will be sent by e-mail to the e-mail address that was specified in the User Details section of the Registration page.
— In order to log-in to the Platform please enter your Username and Password.
— Note: If you forget your Password then visit the homepage and click ‘Forgot your password?’.
— Registration should only be performed once for each Organisation.
— If you think that someone in your Organisation may have already registered on this Platform then you must not register again.
— Please contact the person who Registered (i.e. the Super User) in order to arrange access to the Platform.
— Contact the Helpdesk immediately if you are unable to contact the Super User (for example if they have left your Organisation).
— Note: If your Organisation is already registered on the Platform then please DO NOT make any additional registration. Please contact the Helpdesk to gain access to the Platform.
— The Help desk is available Monday-Friday: 8:00-18:00.
Telephone: +44 8003684852 e-mail: email@example.com
— Tenders must be uploaded to the EtenderWales (Bravo Solution portal) by 12:00 noon Monday 26th November 2018.
How to find the ITT:
— Once logged in you must click on ‘ITT's Open to all Suppliers'.
— The etender reference for this contract is ITT_71222.
— Click on the title to access summary details of the contract. If you are still interested in submitting a tender, click the ‘Express an Interest button'. This will move the ITT from the ‘Open to all Suppliers' area to the ‘MyITT's' on the home page.
— You will then see the full details of the ITT in the Qualification, Technical and Commercial envelopes, along with any relevant documents in the ‘Attachments' area.
— Should you have any questions on the ITT, please use the ‘Messages' area to contact the buyer directly.
—Do not contact the named person at the top of this notice.
Deadlines for submissions is 12 noon Monday 26th November 2018, with clarifications allowed until 5:00pm on Tuesday 20th November 2018.
The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia bidding.
Publication date of this notice