UK-Swindon: Machine tools.

UK-Swindon: Machine tools.

Preliminary Questions
This notice is for prior information only: Yes
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: No
This notice is a call for competition: No

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
UK Research & Innovation
Polaris House, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1235446553, Email:
Main Address:
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No .

I.3) Communication
Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned address

I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity:
Other activity: Research

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement - 1
II.1.1) Title: UKRI-1954 Supply of Precision Electrical Discharge Machining System
Reference number:
II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:
42600000 - Machine tools.
II.1.3) Type of contract: SUPPLIES
II.1.4) Short description:
UKRI-1954 Supply of Precision Electrical Discharge Machining System
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 260,000 - GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided

II.2) Lot Description
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
42611000 - Special-purpose machine tools.
42623000 - Milling machines.
42637300 - Machine tools for milling metal.
II.2.3) Place of performance:
Region Codes:
UKH12 - Cambridgeshire CC
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
Supply of Precision Wire Electrical Discharge Machining System to enable complex shape machining to be undertaken at the LMB workshop
II.2.14) Additional information
This is a Prior Information Notice to inform the market of our potential requirements and invite suppliers to register an interest and comment on the outline specification. For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

II.3) Estimated Date of publication

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - YES

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.3) Additional Information:
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
GO-2022126-PRO-19541924 TKR-2022126-PRO-19541923

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 26/01/2022