UK-Swindon: Engineering design services.

UK-Swindon: Engineering design services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
UK Research & Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1235445000, Email:
Contact: STFC Procurement
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKK14

I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity:
Other activity: Research

Section II: Object Of The Contract

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: UKRI-1445 CLF Design House Services
Reference number: UKRI-1445

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
71320000 - Engineering design services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

II.1.4) Short description: UKRI wishes to establish a Contract for the provision of Design House Services for its Central Laser Facility (CLF), part of UK Research and Innovation's (UKRI) Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC).

II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
Not Provided

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKJ14 - Oxfordshire

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of the procurement: To support facility operations and enable our Projects, including ensuring timely delivery, CLF requires the services of a multi-disciplined Design House (DH) with excellent knowledge and capability across a broad spectrum of mechanical, electrical, software and control and instrumentation engineering skills. The DH will provide personnel to supplement existing CLF engineering capability in operations and to undertake the coordination and delivery of design packages from Front End Engineering Design (FEED) through to full manufacturing drawings for Projects. This work will be undertaken under DH management and with guidance from existing CLF staff, as required to meet the necessary timescales and agreed quality standards.

It is expected that the DH contract will last for up to 4 years from inception to completion. The maximum contract spend over the 4 year duration shall not exceed £4M excl. VAT. The Contract will be on a call-off basis, with work packages and service delivery being drawn down according to needs. However, please note there is no guaranteed volume of orders or minimum contract value associated with this Call-Off Contract.

II.2.5) Award criteria:
Quality criterion - Name: Technical/Quality / Weighting: 70

Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 30

II.2.11) Information about options
Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

II.2.14) Additional information: Not Provided

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: No

IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJEU: 2021/S 000-015487

IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

Contract No: Not Provided
Lot Number: Not Provided
Title: Not Provided

A contract/lot is awarded: No

V.1) Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure):
Notice reference (year and document number): 2021 - 015487

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information: To view this notice, please click here:

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
UK Research & Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
Internet address:

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures
TBC, United Kingdom

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
UK Research & Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 17/09/2021