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Competitive Contract Notice

1. Title: UK-Edinburgh: Helipad and Balcony Works and External Decoration
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:, 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):, Address of the Buyer Profile (URL):
3. Contract type: Works
4. Description: Marine construction works. Engineering works and construction works. The NLB is inviting expressions of interest, from appropriately experienced contractors, for metalwork repairs, concrete-work repairs and Painterwork at the Bell Rock Lighthouse, near Arbroath. The Bell Rock Lighthouse is situated on a tidal reef, approximately 11 miles from Arbroath and 14 miles from St Andrews (Latitude 5626.1' N, Longitude 223.1' W). Access is by helicopter only. The proposed works will require the successful contractor(s) to provide expertise in marine concrete repair, metalwork fabrication and installation and high performance marine paint systems. The concrete repairs will require to be carried out in tidal conditions, whilst the metalwork repairs are required to be carried out at a height of around 30m (above the sea), with restricted space. It is considered that use of a full scaffolding for the external redecoration of the Lighthouse would be inappropriate; therefore the successful contractor should be able to propose a safe, practical means of access for the painter-works.
5. CPV code:
Main Object: 45244000.
Additional Object: 45220000.
6. NUTS code: UKM.
7. Main site or location of works, main place of delivery or main place of performance: UKM.
8. Reference attributed by awarding authority: ENPR/BELL/0588
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category H: 100K to 500K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for expression of interest: 09/01/2009
Time: 14:00
11. Address to which they must be sent: As in I.1.
12. Other information: A Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) detailing all information required to be submitted with expressions of interest can be requested from the person named at I.1. Only completed PQQ's will be considered for an invitation to tender.
13. Submitted date: 10/12/2008


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