UK-Swindon: Geotechnical engineering services.

UK-Swindon: Geotechnical engineering services.

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 7562167266, Email:
Contact: Kate Richardson
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-1800 Geotechnical Advisor for UKRI-NERC Reference number: UKRI-1800
II.1.2) Main CPV code:
71332000 - Geotechnical engineering services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short Description: UKRI seeks to procure the services of a suitably qualified and experienced Geo-technical Adviser for a range of sub-surface investments currently underway, planned and being considered as part of our commitment to support HMG in this developing research field. UKRI is developing a range of projects across it’s Councils to support HMG delivery of Net Zero by 2050 that may include similar geotechnical advice.

As part of the green industrial revolution, BEIS have indicated that UKRI can play a crucial role in providing independent research and analysis (including National Capability Infrastructure where appropriate) supporting geological solutions over the next decade and in particular support the five clusters as they develop.

Section VI: Complementary information

V1.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 27/04/2022

VI.6) Original notice reference:

Notice Reference: 2022 - 441138
Notice number in OJ S: Not Provided
Date of dispatch of the original notice: 18/03/2022

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: Conditions for opening tenders
Instead of:
Date: 27/04/2022
Local Time: 14:00
Date: 28/04/2022
Local Time: 14:00

VII.2) Other additional information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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