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Radiation Protection Advisory Services for the Home Office and others.

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Home Office
2 Marsham Street
For the attention of: Estelle Watts
SW1P 4DF London
Telephone: +44 7887651040

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Radiation Protection Advisory Services for the Home Office and others.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: United Kingdom, including Northern Ireland, its waters and juxtaposed ports in Europe.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Home Office requires a radiation protection advisory service across all ports and airports in the UK and its juxtaposed ports in Europe to ensure it meets its legal requirements under the Ionising Radiation Regulations 1999. The requirement also includes provision of associated equipment (and its repair and calibration), a dosimetry service, training of staff on radiation issues, a 24-hour helpline and on-site attendance where requested. It may also include characterisation, transportation and disposal services for radioactive goods.
It will be a framework agreement with only 1 supplier but potentially multiple Contracting Authorities as users of the framework. HMRC have expressed a wish to use the resulting contract. The framework will be available for use by Central Government Departments and their Agencies.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90721600, 38341000, 38341200, 38341400, 38341500, 38341600, 38527200, 38547000, 38940000, 50411000, 50433000, 90521100, 90521200, 90521300, 90521400, 90521410, 90521420, 90521500, 90521510, 90521520

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 10 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Quality. Weighting 70 %
2. Price. Weighting 30 %
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: yes
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 216-394162 of 7.11.2015

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 005-005385 of 8.1.2016

Section V: Award of contract

Lot title: Radiation Protection Advisor Services, related operational support services and a dosimetry service
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 4
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Nuvia Limited
The Library, Eighth Street, Harwell Oxford, Oxfordshire, attention of Selena Rhodes
OX11 0RL Didcot
Telephone: +44 1235514955
Internet address:

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 10 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: yes
Value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties:
Value excluding VAT 260 000 GBP
Short description of the value/proportion of the contract to be sub-contracted: Planned maintenance and monitoring of Border Force scanning equipment.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: