Radioactive Waste Treatment Seascale

Radioactive Waste Treatment Seascale

LLWR requires multiple Service Providers (3 – 6) in order to offer a range of metallic waste treatment services to our customers, including: Treat and exempt; Co-treat (i.e. blend), treat and exempt; Decay store, treat and exempt.

United Kingdom-Seascale: Radioactive waste treatment services

2015/S 172-313119

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

LLW Repository Ltd
Pelham House, Cumbria
For the attention of: Tom Crowe
CA20 1DB Seascale
Telephone: +44 1946770239

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Other: Low Level Radioactive Waste Management Services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Please see Section VI

Section II: Object of the contract


II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Metallic Waste Treatment.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 16: Sewage and refuse disposal services; sanitation and similar services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Cumbria.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 6

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 50 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Radioactive Metallic Waste Treatment Services.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no


This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

LLW Repository Ltd (LLWR) is a UK nuclear waste management company that provides services to UK customers to treat and dispose of low level radioactive waste. On behalf of the UK‘s Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, we manage the national Low Level Waste Repository in West Cumbria and oversee a national Low Level Waste programme to ensure that lower activity radioactive waste is managed effectively across the UK.

LLWR’s customers include nuclear decommissioning and power companies, defence sites, the healthcare sector, research establishments and other industries within the UK. Our waste services help customers manage their lower activity radioactive waste efficiently to reduce disposal volumes and preserve capacity at the Low Level Waste Repository. Customers can access a wide range of treatment and disposal services to ensure waste is managed safely and effectively. More information about LLWR can be found via our website:

LLWR intends to procure a 4 year multi-supplier framework agreement for the provision of Metallic Waste Treatment Services on behalf of our customers for the treatment of metallic radioactive wastes.
LLWR requires multiple Service Providers (3 — 6) in order to offer a range of metallic waste treatment services to our customers, including:
— Treat and exempt;
— Co-treat (i.e. blend), treat and exempt;
— Decay store, treat and exempt;
— Treat and release a product for direct re-use;
— Co-treat, treat and release a product for direct re-use;
— Decay store, treat and release a product for direct re-use;
— Treat for VLLW Disposal;
— Decay store and treat for VLLW Disposal;
— Treat for LLW Disposal;
— Decay store and treat for LLW Disposal.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 50 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 048 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Not applicable.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Payment terms as stated in the Terms & Conditions of the contract.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Not applicable.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the Invitation to Tender, available via the CTM system

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the Invitation to Tender, available via the CTM system

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the Invitation to Tender, available via the CTM system

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

Please refer to the Invitation to Tender, available via the CTM system

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Please refer to the Invitation to Tender, available via the CTM system

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:


IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 77-136279 of 21.4.2015

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

13.10.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up


IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 009 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 13.10.2015 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Procurement Officer, Senior Procurement Officer, Procurement Delivery Manager, Head of Commercial.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

LLW Repository Ltd (LLWR) wishes to establish a Framework Agreement for use by organisations that hold a Waste Services Contract with LLWR. These include private sector bodies (such as AWE, Capenhurst Nuclear Services, Doosan Babcock, EDF, GE Healthcare, Inutec Ltd, Studsvik Ltd) and public sector bodies.
The Framework Agreement will be open for use by the following UK public sector bodies (and any future successors to these organisations):
Central Government Departments, Local Government and Public Corporations
that can be accessed at the Public Sector Classification Guide:

Local Authorities Agent acting on behalf of Cheltenham Borough Council.


National Parks Authorities

Educational Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the
for Children, Schools and Families including Schools, Universities and
Colleges but not Independent Schools

Police Forces in the United Kingdom

Fire and Rescue Services in the United Kingdom

NHS Bodies England

Hospices in the UK

Registered Social Landlords (Housing Associations)
Third Sector and Charities in the United Kingdom

Citizens Advice in the United Kingdom

Scottish Public Bodies
The framework agreement will be available for use by any Scottish Public
Sector Body: the Authority; Scottish Non-Departmental Public Bodies;
offices in the Scottish Administration which are not ministerial offices;
cross-border public authorities within the meaning of section 88(5) of the
Scotland Act 1998; the Scotland Office; the Scottish Parliamentary
Corporate Body; councils constituted under section 2 of the Local
Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (except where they are acting in their
capacity as educational authority); Scottish joint fire boards or joint
fire and rescue boards; Scottish joint police boards or any successor
National Police or Fire Authority; Scottish National Park authorities,
bodies registered as social landlords under the Housing (Scotland) Act
2001, Scottish health boards or special health boards, Student Loans
Company Limited, Northern Lighthouse Board, further or higher education
institutions being fundable bodies within the meaning of section 6 of the
Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005 any public body
established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish
Parliament, any association of or formed by one or more of the foregoing,
bodies financed wholly or mainly by one or more of the foregoing, bodies
subject to management supervision by one or more of the foregoing and
bodies more than half of the board of directors or members of which, or,
in the case of a group of individuals, more than half of those
individuals, being appointed by one or more of the foregoing.
Scottish Government

Scottish Parliament

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman
Scottish Information Commissioner
Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland
Scottish Commission for Human Rights
Commission for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland
Standards Commission for Scotland
Scottish Local Authorities

Scottish Agencies, NDPBs

Scottish NHS Bodies

Scottish Further and Higher Education Bodies

Scottish Police

Scottish Housing Associations,com_membersdir/Itemid,149/view,membersdir/

The Scotland Office

Registered Social Landlords (Housing Associations) — Scotland

Scottish Schools
Primary Schools

Secondary Schools

Special Schools

Scottish Public Bodies
National Records of Scotland
Historic Scotland
Disclosure Scotland
Registers of Scotland
Scottish Qualification Authority
Scottish Courts Service
Scottish Prison Service
Transport Scotland
The Scottish Government Core Directorates
Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service
Scottish Police Authority
National Museums of Scotland
Scottish Children‘s Reporter Administration
Scottish Enterprise
Scottish Environment Protection Agency
Scottish Legal Aid Board
Scottish Natural Heritage
Skills Development Scotland
Visit Scotland
Aberdeen City Council
Aberdeenshire Council
Angus Council
Argyll and Bute Council
City of Edinburgh Council
Clackmannanshire Council
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Dumfries and Galloway Council
Dundee City Council
East Ayrshire Council
East Dunbartonshire Council
East Lothian Council
East Renfrewshire Council
Falkirk Council
Fife Council
Glasgow City Council
Highland Council
Inverclyde Council
Midlothian Council
Moray Council, The
North Ayrshire Council
North Lanarkshire Council
Orkney Islands Council
Perth and Kinross Council
Renfrewshire Council
Scottish Borders Council
Shetland Islands Council
South Ayrshire Council
South Lanarkshire Council
Stirling Council
West Dunbartonshire Council
West Lothian Council
Central Scotland Fire and Rescue Service
Dumfries and Galloway Fire and Rescue Service
Fife Fire and Rescue Service
Grampian Fire and Rescue Service
Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service
Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service
Strathclyde Fire and Rescue Service
Tayside Fire and Rescue Service
Golden Jubilee Hospital (National Waiting Times Centre Board)
NHS 24
NHS Ayrshire and Arran
NHS Borders
NHS Dumfries and Galloway
NHS Education for Scotland
NHS Fife
NHS Forth Valley
NHS Grampian
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
NHS Health Scotland
NHS Highland
NHS Lanarkshire
NHS Lothian
NHS Orkney
Healthcare Improvement Scotland
NHS Shetland
NHS Tayside
NHS Western Isles
Scottish Ambulance Service
The Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service
The State Hospital for Scotland
Aberdeen College
Adam Smith College
Angus College
Anniesland College
Ayr College
Banff and Buchan College
Barony College
Borders College
Cardonald College
Carnegie College
Central College of Commerce
Clydebank College
Coatbridge College
Cumbernauld College
Dumfries and Galloway College
Dundee College
Edinburghs Telford College
Elmwood College
Forth Valley College
Glasgow College of Nautical Studies
Glasgow Metropolitan College
Inverness College
James Watt College
Jewel and Esk College
John Wheatley College
Kilmarnock College
Langside College
Lews Castle College
Moray College
Motherwell College
Newbattle Abbey College
North Glasgow College
North Highland College
Oatridge College
Orkney College
Perth College
Reid Kerr College
Sabhal Mor Ostaig
Shetland College
South Lanarkshire College
Stevenson College
Stow College
West Lothian College
Edinburgh College of Art
Edinburgh Napier University
Glasgow Caledonian University
Glasgow School of Art
Heriot-Watt University
Queen Margaret University
Robert Gordon University
Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama
Scottish Agricultural College
UHI Millennium Institute
University of Aberdeen
University of Abertay Dundee
University of Dundee
University of Edinburgh
University of Glasgow
University of St Andrews
University of Stirling
University of Strathclyde
University of the West of Scotland
Cairngorms National Park Authority
Office of Scottish Charity Regulator
Forestry Commission Scotland
Audit Scotland
Welsh Public Bodies
National Assembly for Wales, Welsh Assembly Government and Welsh Local
Authorities, and all bodies covered by:

NHS Wales

Housing Associations — Registered Social Landlords Wales
NI Public Bodies
Northern Ireland Government Departments

Northern Ireland Public Sector Bodies and Local Authorities

Schools in Northern Ireland

Universities in Northern Ireland

Health and Social care in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Housing Associations

Police Service of Northern Ireland

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
WC2A 2LL London

Body responsible for mediation procedures

London Court of International Arbitration
70 Fleet Street
EC4 YEU London

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

LLW Repository Ltd
Pelham House
CA20 1DB Calderbridge
Telephone: +44 1946770239

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:


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