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UK Research & Innovation: GB-Swindon: UKRI-2093 R55 Deuteration Facility Refurbishment

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Title: GB-Swindon: UKRI-2093 R55 Deuteration Facility Refurbishment
Notice type: Competitive Contract Award Notice
Authority: UK Research & Innovation
Nature of contract: Not applicable
Procedure: Not applicable
Short Description:
Published: 10/08/2022 08:43

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CompetitiveContractNoticeAddendum - GB-Swindon: UKRI-2093 R55 Deuteration Facility Refurbishment
1. Title: GB-Swindon: UKRI-2093 R55 Deuteration Facility Refurbishment
2. Awarding Authority:
    UK Research & Innovation
    Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
    Tel. 07849 307911, Email:, URL:
    Contact: STFC Procurement, Attn: STFC Procurement
3. Contract Type: Works
      Sub Type: Execution

4. Description: Refurbishment work. UK Research and Innovation's (UKRI) Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) wishes to establish a contract for the provision of R55 Deuteration Facility refurbishment.

In May 2021, the Deuteration Facility at STFC's Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL) site in Oxfordshire suffered a major fire. Whilst the fire damage remained isolated to the room, the laboratory suffered extensive damage and required complete clearance. This project is to reinstate the facility and bring it back to full operations capacity.

The full infrastructure will need to be replaced and refitted from utilities, fume cupboards and furniture to synthetic and analytical equipment lost to heat, smoke and water damage.

As part of the fit out, STFC would like to incorporate the latest safety development designs on all fume cupboards, laboratory equipment and furniture. The design is to ensure that the facility is as energy efficient as possible using a designed for purpose BMS system to control the balance between the extract and supply air, whilst maintaining the internal comfort temperature within the required parameters.

Provision, installation and commissioning of the laboratory requirements includes, HVAC, furniture, ceiling flooring, electrical and mechanical fit, water specialist gases, gas detection systems etc.

Site Tour:
UKRI STFC will be holding a site tour for this requirement. It is strongly recommended that Potential Suppliers attend the site tour at RAL in order to gain complete clarity of the requirements and the environment you would be working in. Site tours will be held on Monday 13th June 2022 at 14:00 and Tuesday 14th June 2022 at 10:00 and will last no more than 1 hour. Suppliers need only attend one of these tours. Two attendees from each supplier organisation are permitted to attend a site tour at RAL.

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 12:00 on Friday 10th June 2022.
5. CPV Codes:
   45453100 - Refurbishment work.

6. NUTS Codes :
   UKJ14 - Oxfordshire

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: Oxfordshire,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority:
9. Awarded to:

    Sanber Limited
    National ID: 04220267, The Old School House, Newnham Street, Bolton, BL1 8QA, United Kingdom
    Tel. N/A, Email:
    Contact: Sanber Limited, Attn: Sanber Limited
Value Cost: 885,089.52
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: Yes Awarded to SME?: Yes
10. Date of Contract Award: 04/08/2022
11. Number of Tenders Received: 1
12. Other Information:
Other 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.

Procurement Contract Transparency Data: Redacted contract documents will be made available within the next 30 days on the UKRI website at:
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Suitable for VCO: No
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 08/08/2022
Period of Work End date: 31/01/2023

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