Works - 153247-2019

03/04/2019    S66

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Construction work

2019/S 066-153247

Prior information notice

This notice aims at reducing time limits for receipt of tenders


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: RSPB Scotland
Postal address: 2 Lochside View, Edinburgh Park
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH12 9DH
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1313174100
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
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Non-government Organisation
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Seawall Improvements at Loch Gruinart, Isle of Islay

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000 Construction work
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Works will increase the size of the existing earth seawall structure for approximately 1,5 km and replace 5 sea gates. Material will be excavated from adjacent to the sea wall and from an adjacent field. These works on RSPB Scotland Loch Gruinart Reserve and neighbouring farmer.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM63 Lochaber, Skye & Lochalsh, Arran & Cumbrae and Argyll & Bute
Main site or place of performance:

Loch Gruinart, Isle of Islay.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A detailed tender contract is currently being drawn up by Fairhurst. This will be issued in early May and we will have a 15 day tender window. An evaluation process will follow and our preferred contractor will be appointed shortly after.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 08/07/2019
End: 30/09/2019
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

037 INTERREG VA - 'Co-operation Across Borders for Biodiversity'

II.2.14)Additional information

Dependent on the size of the contractor, we have the same working window in 2020 to complete the project.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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.2.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at

(SC Ref:579157)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: RSPB Scotland
Postal address: 2 Lochside View, Edinburgh Park
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH12 9DH
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1313174100
Internet address:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: