Awarded contract

Supply of Natural Gas

  • NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership-Procurement Services (hosted by Velindre University NHS Trust)

F03: Contract award notice

Notice reference: 2021/S 000-019602

Published 12 August 2021, 2:35pm

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership-Procurement Services (hosted by Velindre University NHS Trust)

4-5 Charnwood Court,, Heol Billingsley, Parc Nantgarw


CF15 7QZ



+44 1443848585


United Kingdom

NUTS code

UK - United Kingdom

Internet address(es)

Main address

Buyer's address

one.2) Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

one.5) Main activity


Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Supply of Natural Gas

Reference number


two.1.2) Main CPV code

  • 09123000 - Natural gas

two.1.3) Type of contract


two.1.4) Short description

The contract is for the Supply of Natural Gas to NHS Wales.

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)

Value excluding VAT: £82,998,720

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

  • 09123000 - Natural gas

two.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS codes
  • UKL - Wales
Main site or place of performance

NHS Wales Sites

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

NWSSP Procurement Services utilised the restricted procedure under the Utilities Contract Regulations 2016.

The requirement is to supply Natural Gas to approximately 575 NHS Wales sites. NHS Wales undertakes its own energy pricing procurement and engages directly with the supplier to secure prices and volumes on its behalf.

A brokerage service is not required and the supplier is required to hold an OFGEM Supply Licence. Natural Gas volumes for all sites are secured under one portfolio, currently secured in advance on a flexible basis.

two.2.5) Award criteria

Quality criterion - Name: Staff & Account Management / Weighting: 20%

Quality criterion - Name: Market Knowledge & Information / Weighting: 7.5%

Quality criterion - Name: Environmental Performance, Sustainability & Carbon Reduction / Weighting: 10%

Quality criterion - Name: Information Systems / Weighting: 10%

Quality criterion - Name: Automatic Meter Reads (AMR)/SMART Metering / Weighting: 15%

Quality criterion - Name: Invoicing / Weighting: 7.5%

Price - Weighting: 30%

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.1) Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

four.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

four.2) Administrative information

four.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number: 2019/S 199-482849

Section five. Award of contract

Contract No


A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

five.2) Award of contract

five.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

29 July 2021

five.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 2

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 1

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 1

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 2

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

five.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

British Gas Trading Limited

2600 John Smith Drive, Oxford Business Park South




+44 7557616266


United Kingdom

NUTS code
  • UK - United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME


five.2.4) Information on value of contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: £108,475,824

Total value of the contract/lot: £82,998,720

Section six. Complementary information

six.3) Additional information

(WA Ref:113172)

six.4) Procedures for review

six.4.1) Review body

High Court

Royal Courts of Justice, the strand




United Kingdom