Sellafield Integrated Asset Care Framework – Market Engagement

Sellafield Integrated Asset Care Framework – Market Engagement

Sellafield Ltd is currently developing its procurement strategy for the IAC Framework and intends to undertake market engagement on matters such as the proposed terms and conditions of contact and incentivisation model.

United Kingdom-Moor Row: Construction work

2020/S 165-401547

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Sellafield Ltd
National registration number: 01002607
Postal address: Banna Court, Westlakes Science and Tech Park
Town: Moor Row
NUTS code: UKD11 West Cumbria
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Kevin Robertson
Telephone: +44 1946770611
I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from 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


Integrated Asset Care


Reference number: 7072

II.1.2)Main CPV code

45000000 Construction work

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:


The Integrated Asset Care (IAC) framework is Sellafield Ltd’s proposed replacement arrangement to the existing Operation Site Works (OSW) framework. The OSW framework is a key delivery vehicle for Sellafield Ltd completing civil, mechanical and assets care works and projects. The OSW framework has been extended to its maximum term and is approaching expiry.

Similar to the OSW framework, the IAC framework will provide core construction and asset care services to Sellafield Ltd. These services will predominantly be delivered at the main Sellafield site; however, the IAC framework may also be required to deliver at alternative off site locations.

Examples of the typical IAC scope can be found in the IAC Indicative Scope documentation, accessible via the link in I. 3).


II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

50000000 Repair and maintenance services
71500000 Construction-related services
45100000 Site preparation work
45200000 Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work
45220000 Engineering works and construction works
45260000 Roof works and other special trade construction works
45300000 Building installation work
45400000 Building completion work
50700000 Repair and maintenance services of building installations

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD11 West Cumbria
Main site or place of performance:

Sellafield Site.


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:


The purpose of this PIN is to give advanced notice to the market of Sellafield Ltd’s intention to commence a competition for the delivery of the Integrated Asset Care (IAC) framework.

Sellafield Ltd is currently developing its procurement strategy for the IAC framework and intends to undertake market engagement on matters such as the proposed terms and conditions of contact and incentivisation model. It is intended this early market engagement will take place in Autumn 2020, which will include an industry event. Details of the market engagement will be made available through Sellafield Ltd’s Complete Tender Management System (CTM), which can be accessed free of charge at:

Registration details, a briefing pack and a flyer for the industry event will be issued on CTM. All information presented during the industry event will also be available to download from CTM.

Sellafield Ltd plan to commence the competition phase of the IAC procurement in early 2021.


II.2.14)Additional information

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:


Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Sellafield Ltd encourages open fair and transparent procurement and any decision by a potential supplier to participate in the pre-market engagement will have no impact or reflect on any subsequent supplier selection or the tender evaluation process.


VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: