22 Jan 2020

United Kingdom-Workington: Enhancements to a Physical Protection System (NNL Preston)

Type of document: Invitation to tender
Country: United Kingdom
OJEU Ref: (2020/S 014-028681/EN)
Nature of contract: Service contract
Procedure: Restricted procedure
Regulation of procurement: EU – with participation by GPA countries
Type of bid required: Global bid

Contract notice
Services

Section I: Contracting authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Official name: National Nuclear Laboratory
National registration number: 3857752
Postal address: Workington Laboratory, Havelock Road
Town: Workington
Postal code: CA14 3YQ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact Person: Paula Smith
Telephone: +44 1900513386
Email: Paula.smith@uknnl.com
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:

I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge,at:
Additional information can be obtained from:
the above mentioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted:
electronically via:
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available.
Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible,free of charge,at:
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity
Other activity: Nuclear

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: Enhancements to a Physical Protection System (NNL Preston)

Reference number: NNLC092B
II.1.2) Main CPV code: 35120000
II.1.3) Type of contract: Services
II.1.4) Short Description: The NNL Preston Laboratory is located on the Springfields Fuels Ltd (SFL) site near Preston, Lancashire. NNL are carrying out their regulatory responsibilities as a Dutyholder to protect nuclear materials (NM) and other radioactive materials (ORM) from theft and sabotage by malicious threats. The facility operates under an approved nuclear site security plan in accordance with the Nuclear Industries Security Regulations (2003). This project is to further upgrade the physical protection system (PPS) arrangements at Preston Laboratory.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT: 200000.00 Currency: GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
The contract is divided into lots: no
II.2) Description
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
32234000, 35121000, 35125100, 35125300, 45000000, 45262700, 45312000, 45312200, 45421100, 71321000

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code: UKD
Main site or place of performance:Springfields, Preston.
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
The NNL Preston Laboratory is located on the Springfields Fuels Ltd (SFL) site near Preston, Lancashire. NNL are carrying out their regulatory responsibilities as a Dutyholder to protect nuclear materials (NM) and other radioactive materials (ORM) from theft and sabotage by malicious threats. The facility operates under an approved nuclear site security plan in accordance with the Nuclear Industries Security Regulations (2003). This project is to further upgrade the physical protection system (PPS) arrangements at Preston Laboratory.
Please see attached procurement documents for further information.
II.2.5) Award criteria

II.2.6) Estimated value:
Value excluding VAT: 200000.00 Currency: GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract,framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 6
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The SSQ will be utilised. Responses to the SSQ will either be pass/fail, scored or for information only. The five top scoring suppliers will be taken through to award stage, following successful completion of a security audit. Further details can be found within the procurement documentation.

II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11) Information about options
Options yes
Description of options: One potential additional option is detailed within the procurement documentation, specifically within the specification.

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: Following evaluation of the SSQ responses and completion of successful security audits, security-sensitive documentation will then be issued to the successful suppliers taken forward to the award stage. Invites will also be sent to arrange access to the facility which will assist with the award stage tender responses.
Please see the tender documentation for further details.

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
List and brief description of conditions:Selection criteria as stated in the procurements documents.
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.2.2) Contract performance conditions: Please see attached procurement documentation.

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Description
IV.1.1) Type of procedure:
Restricted procedureIV.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: 2020-02-17 Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 2020-03-02
IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:EN
IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tender must maintain the tender
Duration in months:4(from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1) Information about recurrence:
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
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:

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address:

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 will also incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period from the date information on award of contract is communicated to tenderers.

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice:2020-01-17