Support Platforms for British Antarctic Survey

Support Platforms for British Antarctic Survey

Support Platforms( Prefabricated Workshop and Stores Building) Halley Station, Antarctica.

Reference number: SSC/NERC/BAS/005-2012

Deadline date:10/07/2012

This deadline is for… Receipt of tenders

Contract value:£40,000 – £60,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom The support platforms are to be supplied for a prefabricated building at the British Antarctic Survey’s (BAS) Halley Scientific Research Station on the Brunt Ice Shelf, Antarctica. BAS will arrange shipment to Antarctica and will assemble on site.

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? No

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: RCUK SSC Ltd on behalf of British Antarctic Survey, Natural Environment Research Council


Description of the contract

Supply of steelwork fabricated to make 2 number frames in accordance with the structural engineer’s drawings. All will be assembled by British Antarctic Survey at Halley on top of a ski supplied by others. Each frame will support 8no ISO containers linked in to a single module to form a workshop and stores building.



Classification of the contract

45220000 Engineering works and construction works

45214630 Scientific installations

45223100 Assembly of metal structures

45223822 Prefabricated components


Additional information

Contract type: Supplies – Purchase

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 18/07/2012 – 29/10/2012


Who to contact

Contact name Steve Lucas

Organisation name RCUK SSC Ltd

Address British Antarctic Survey, Natural Environment Research Council, High Cross, Madingley Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0ET

Telephone 01223 221463

Extension number: 1463

Fax 01223 464470

Web address


How to apply

Please contact Steve Lucas, RCUK Procurement Specialist (; +44 1223 221463) for all matters concerning this requirement.