Services - 198915-2021

21/04/2021    S77

United Kingdom-Didcot: Consultative engineering and construction services

2021/S 077-198915

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Radioactive Waste Management
National registration number: 8920190
Postal address: Building 329, Thomson Avenue
Town: Didcot
NUTS code: UK United Kingdom
Postal code: OX11 0GD
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Karen Hodsdon
E-mail: Karen.hodsdon@nda.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1925802823
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/case-studies/shared-services-alliance-ssa-for-nuclear-decommissioning-estate
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
II.1.1)Title:

Engineering Feasibility Studies

Reference number: RWM357 RWM358
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71310000 Consultative engineering and construction services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) is responsible for delivery of a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF) and providing waste management solutions for Higher Activity Waste (HAW). RWM is planning to undertake multi-disciplinary Engineering feasibility studies. This invitation to tender is for the delivery of two Engineering feasibility studies, relating to the aspects of the GDF. Accessways; the that would be used to access the underground environment at the GDF, transfer waste packages underground. High Heat Generating Waste (HHGW) Disposal Concept; the systems required for the handling, emplacement and backfill of HHGW, including engineered barriers, disposal vaults/tunnels, handling and emplacement systems and deployment of buffer and backfill. (HHGW is used to describe all materials for which heat needs to be considered in the design of the disposal facilities, e.g. High Level Waste (HLW), spent fuel.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Engineering Feasibility Study — Accessways

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71310000 Consultative engineering and construction services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK United Kingdom
Main site or place of performance:

Didcot

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Engineering Feasibility Studies

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Approach / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: Team / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: Experience / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Management / Weighting: 10
Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 30
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

RWM has recently developed a preliminary Disposal System Development (DSD) Process, which is based on a systems engineering approach with a repeatable set of steps at each stage of design development. The scope of work will be to follow the preliminary DSD process to develop a conceptual-stage design development.

The scope is to be divided as follows:

• Phase 1: Planning and stakeholder engagement;

• Phase 2: Conceptual design development and supporting technical studies.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

HHGW Concept Developement

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71311000 Civil engineering consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK United Kingdom
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

RWM has recently developed a preliminary Disposal System Development (DSD) Process, which is based on a systems engineering approach with a repeatable set of steps at each stage of design development. The scope of work will be to follow the preliminary DSD process to develop a conceptual-stage design development.

The scope is to be divided as follows:

• Phase 1: Planning and stakeholder engagement;

• Phase 2: Conceptual design development and supporting technical studies.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Approach / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: Team / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: Experience / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Management / Weighting: 10
Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 30
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

See Procurement Documents.

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 IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open 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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 185-447994
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
Lot No: 1
Title:

Engineering Feasibility Studies (RWM357)

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
18/03/2021
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: WSP UK Ltd
National registration number: 413855944
Postal address: 8 First Street
Town: Manchester
NUTS code: UK United Kingdom
Postal code: M15 4RP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: chris.bean@wsp.com
Telephone: +44 1612357784
Fax: +44 1612357784
Internet address: https://www.wsp.com/
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: 1 500 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 1 500 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 2
Lot No: 2
Title:

Engineering Feasibility Studies (RWM358)

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
18/03/2021
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Jacobs Clean Energy Ltd
National registration number: 01120437
Postal address: SE1 2QG
Town: London
NUTS code: UK United Kingdom
Postal code: SE1 2QG
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Julie.Sheridan@jacobs.com
Telephone: +44 1612005000
Fax: +44 1912262222
Internet address: http://www.jacobs.com
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: 1 500 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 1 500 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: http://www.justice.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: http://www.justice.gov.uk
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Any appeals should be promptly brought to the attention of the contact specified in Section I above, and will be dealt with in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Any appeals must be brought within the timescales specified by the applicable law, including without limitation, the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the contracting authority incorporated a 10 calendar day standstill period from the date information on award of contract is communicated to tenderers.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Radioactive Waste Management Ltd
Town: Didcot
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/04/2021