Services - 447994-2020

23/09/2020    S185

United Kingdom-Didcot: Consultative engineering and construction services

2020/S 185-447994

Contract notice

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.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://sharedsystems.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=12972&B=SELLAFIELD
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://sharedsystems.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=12972&B=SELLAFIELD
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
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.

The accessways 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.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
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
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: 1 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 02/11/2020
End: 23/10/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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
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: 1 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 16/10/2020
End: 23/10/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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 III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As stated in the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 23/10/2020
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:
English
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
Date: 23/10/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
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:

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 will also incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days 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:
18/09/2020