UK-Swindon: Technical inspection services.

UK-Swindon: Technical inspection 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 7849307911, Email: STFCprocurement@ukri.org
Contact: STFC Procurement
Main Address: www.ukri.org
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-2264 Statutory Inspections for Lifting Equipment, Pressure Systems and Local Exhaust Ventilation Systems at STFC
Reference number: UKRI-2264

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
71631000 - Technical inspection services.


II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

II.1.4) Short description: UK Research and Innovation’s (UKRI) Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) operates a number of large research facilities covering many areas of new and developing science and technology which incorporate many bespoke in-house designed systems. To comply with statutory inspection requirements set out in The Lifting Operations Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER), The Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 (PSSR), and The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH), STFC requires the services of an external provider (the Supplier) to undertake these periodic inspections.

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

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 850,000

Currency:GBP

II.2) Description

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

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKM75 - Edinburgh, City of
UKD61 - Warrington
UKC12 - South Teesside
UKJ14 - Oxfordshire

Main site or place of performance:
Edinburgh, City of
Warrington
South Teesside
Oxfordshire


II.2.4) Description of the procurement: UK Research and Innovation’s (UKRI) Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) operates a number of large research facilities covering many areas of new and developing science and technology which incorporate many bespoke in-house designed systems. To comply with statutory inspection requirements set out in The Lifting Operations Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998 (LOLER), The Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000 (PSSR), and The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH), STFC requires the services of an external provider (the Supplier) to undertake these periodic inspections. STFC site locations to be covered under this contract are: - Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL), Harwell Campus, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 0QX, including Chilbolton Observatory, Drove Road, Chilbolton, Hampshire, SO20 6BJ - Daresbury Laboratory (DL), Keckwick Lane, Daresbury, WA4 4AD - The UK Astronomy Technology Centre (UKATC), Blackford Hill, Edinburgh, EH9 3HJ - Boulby Underground Science Facility, Boulby Mine, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, Redcar & Cleveland, TS13 4UZ The full technical specification for this procurement can be found at Appendix A. It is essential that this Appendix is fully read, understood and assessed when considering this opportunity. Site Tour: Given the nature of the requirement and the complex sites, UKRI STFC will be holding a site tour for this requirement at the RAL site. It is strongly recommended that potential suppliers attend the site tour at RAL in order to gain complete clarity of the requirements and environment you would be working in. Due to the comparatively limited number of inspections required at DL, UKATC and Boulby, the site tour will only be conducted at RAL. All information needed to submit a bid in relation to these other sites is included within the tender documentation. Site tours at RAL will be held on Tuesday 18th October at 10:00 and Wednesday 19th October at 13:00 and will last no more than 2 hours. Suppliers need only attend one of these tours. Two attendees from each supplier organisation are permitted to attend a site tour. To book on to the site tour, please submit the names, email addresses and vehicle registration numbers of those attending via the message function on the Delta eSourcing Portal, along with the date you wish to attend. Please confirm your attendance no later than 16:00 on Friday 14th October.

II.2.5) Award criteria:
Not Provided

II.2.11) Information about options
Options: Yes
Description of these options:The estimated value of the opportunity over the potential 4 year duration is £600,000 - £700,000 excl. VAT (£150,000 - £175,000 excl. VAT per year) based on the anticipated number of days of inspections. To allow for the potential of additional assets, additional days of inspections and report writing and additional written schemes of examination, the maximum spend under the Contract over the potential 4 year duration is £850,000 excl. VAT.

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: 2022/S 000-027615



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: Yes


V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 09/01/2023

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

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

Contractor (No.1)
Lloyds British - A Trading Division of Speedy Asset Services Limited, 06847930
Chase House, 16 The Parks, Newton-le-Willows, WA12 0JQ, United Kingdom
NUTS Code: UKD7
The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided
Total value of the contract/lot: 850,000
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information: Procurement Contract Transparency Data: Redacted contract documents will be made available within the next 30 days on the UKRI website at: https://www.ukri.org/about-us/procurement-contract-transparency-data/
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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
UK Research & Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
Email: commercial@ukri.org

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures
TBC
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
Science & Technology Facilities Council, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell, Oxford, OX110QX, United Kingdom

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 18/01/2023