UK-Swindon: Construction work.

UK-Swindon: Construction work.

Section I: Contracting authority/entity (as stated in the original notice)

I.1) Name and addresses
UK Research & Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN12 1FL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 7562167366, Email:
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKK14

Section II: Object (as stated in the original notice)

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: UKRI-1106 UKGEOS Borehole Drilling and Civils including Thermal Heat Infrastructure - Cheshire Site Reference number: UKRI-1106
II.1.2) Main CPV code:
45000000 - Construction work.

II.1.3) Type of contract: WORKS
II.1.4) Short Description: In 2017, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy approved funding for the development of two
subsurface scientific research facilities, to be delivered by the British Geological Survey for the Natural Environment
Research Council (NERC). These first-of-their-kind research facilities will generate knowledge that will contribute to
the responsible development of new low-carbon energy technologies both in the UK and internationally. One site in
Glasgow is complete and construction of the Cheshire site is yet to commence and is the subject of this procurement
activity. This PIN is for the Principal Contractor who will construct the UKGEOS Cheshire Observatory. The
observatory is a research field site comprising a novel, highly instrumented borehole array, which will be used to
undertake research into thermal storage and other related topics. This opportunity gives the Principal Contractor the
opportunity to contribute to a highly unique and specialised project.

Section VI: Complementary information

V1.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 04/03/2022

VI.6) Original notice reference:

Notice Reference: 2022 - 403145
Notice number in OJ S: Not Provided
Date of dispatch of the original notice: 14/01/2022

Section VII: Changes

VII.1) Information to be changed or added

VII.1.1) Reason for change: Modification of original information submitted by the contracting authority

VII.1.2) Text to be corrected in original notice No: 1

Section Number: IV.2.7
Place of text to be modified: Date
Instead of:
Date: 10/03/2022
Local Time: 14:00
Date: 14/03/2022
Local Time: 14:00

VII.2) Other additional information: Please note the deadline for submitting a tender has been amended to 14 March 2022 (14:00).
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