Works - 73283-2018

17/02/2018    S34    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Thurso: Construction work

2018/S 034-073283

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Dounreay Site Restoration Limited
Dounreay, Building D2003
Thurso, Caithness
KW14 7TZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Janet Rosie
Telephone: +44 1847802473
Fax: +44 1847802521
NUTS code: UKM61

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Nuclear decommissioning

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Build of the DCP ILW Store Extensions

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The scope of the works is for the construction of a new shielded Intermediate Level Waste (ILW) Drum Store Extension and an Unshielded Waste Store Extension for shielded waste containers to the existing Dounreay Cementation Plant (DCP) complex.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM61
Main site or place of performance:

Dounreay, Thurso, Caithness, KW14 7TZ.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scope of the works is for the construction of a new shielded Intermediate Level Waste (ILW) Drum Store Extension and an Unshielded Waste Store Extension for shielded waste containers to the existing Dounreay Cementation Plant (DCP) complex, comprising of:

— procurement and construction of a large scale reinforced concrete store, construction of a fully clad portal framed ‘lean to’ structure with integral shield wall, substructure and external walls to provide the required radiological shielding,

— take on the role of Principal Contractor and establish a Delineated Site to control access and egress to the works and where all work activities are covered by the Contractor’s safe systems of work,

— electrical and Mechanical installation works for the Stores and interfaces with the existing DCP Import Export Facility,

— procurement, manufacture and installation of shielded doors,

— procurement, manufacture, testing and installation of a lid lifting hoist,

— procurement, manufacture, testing and delivery of a modified 65 tonne bogie and rail system,

— provision of a control room that incorporates the electrical, control and instrument interfaces between the various systems in the new shielded ILW store extension,

— heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning systems for the Stores,

— interactions with the Contractor appointed for the design, supply and installation of the facility cranes, and

— functional Testing (Setting to Work) of the new ILW store extensions, covering all plant & equipment including the compilation of all testing / commissioning procedures / instructions to the satisfaction / prior approval of the Employer’s nominated representative. All testing carried out via a combination of Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs), Site Acceptance Tests (SATs) and Plant Walkdown Inspections (PWDs) as appropriate.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 22 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 8
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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 OJ S: 2017/S 122-246629
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 23/03/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Head of Commercial Services
D8538, Dounreay, Thurso, Caithness
KW14 7TZ
United Kingdom


VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: