Works - 514785-2019

31/10/2019    S211

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Construction work

2019/S 211-514785

Contract notice


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
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 to the following address:
Official name: Fairhurst
Town: Glasgow
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Derek Finlay
Telephone: +44 1412048800
Internet address(es):
Main address:
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
Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 GBP
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 tender contract has been drawn up by Fairhurst on behalf of RSPB Scotland. There will be a 4 week window to develop the tender after which an evaluation process will take place and our preferred contractor will be appointed before Christmas 2019.

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: 300 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 06/07/2020
End: 30/09/2020
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: no
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

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.2.3)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.1.1)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: 2019/S 066-153247
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 25/11/2019
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 25/11/2019
Local time: 13:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
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:602446)

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: