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Competitive Contract Notice


1. Title: UK-Edinburgh: Removal & Repair of Perches at Sound of Harris
2. Awarding Authority: Official name: The Commissioners of Northern Lighthouse operating as the Northern Lighthouse Board, Postal Address: 84 George Street, Town: Edinburgh, Telephone: 0131 473 3100, E-mail: fional@nlb.org.uk, Contact Point(s): , For the attention of: Fiona Lynch, Commercial Manager, Postal Code: EH2 3DA, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: 0131 473 2436, General address of the contracting authority (URL): http://www.nlb.org.uk,, Address of the Buyer Profile (URL): http://nlb.g2b.info,,
3. Contract type: Works
4. Description: The Sound of Harris is situated between the Islands of Lewis and Harris, in the Outer Hebrides. As a result of winter storms, the remains of 3 No Perches require to be removed and a number of other perches require to be refurbished, to varying degrees. The perches to be removed are identified as NF1, L1 and North West Rodel Rocks. These beacons are located at 57o41.62'N, 07o04.56'W, 57o42.60'N, 07o03.20'W and 57o43.20'N, 07o01.90'W respectively. NF1 and L1 consist of light, solar panel and battery units mounted on a mild steel mast, with tripod and concrete spud cans as foundation. They are coloured green, with white reflective bands, are approximately 10m high overall and are estimated to weigh up to 15 tonnes (including concrete footings). These structures were designed to sit on the surface of the sand-covered seabed. North West Rodel Rocks consists of a circular hollow section mast, fixed to the bedrock. It is coloured green with white bands; it has a hooped ladder fixed to it and is approximately 7m high. The mast and 1 No tripod leg have already been removed from the site of NF1. The rest of NF1 and the complete structures at L1 and North West Rodel Rocks still require to be removed. Urgent remedial repairs are also required at Perches L2, NF2, NF5 and Cabbage North. Maintenance works are also required on a further 11No perches (4 No of which may be required to be removed instead, pending NLB clarification). The maintenance work mainly entails cleaning off and painting the structures and some minor repairs to concrete footings Marine construction works. Engineering works and construction works. Structural works.
5. CPV code:
Main Object: 45244000-9.
Additional Object: 45223200-8.
Additional Object: 45220000-5.
6. NUTS code: UKM.
7. Main site or location of works, main place of delivery or main place of performance: SCOTLAND.
8. Reference attributed by awarding authority: BSOH/PERC/0572
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category I: 50K to 100K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for expression of interest: 21/08/2008
Time: 14:00
11. Address to which they must be sent: As in I.1.
12. Other information: All interested parties must obtain and return the tender documentation from the person named at point 2. Full details of the specification are included within the tender documents.
13. Submitted date: 22/07/2008


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