Public Sector Network Tender Alert


UKRI PR20016 UKGEOS Ground Investigation Works

The final date and time for the submission of bids is Thursday 13th August 2020 at 11:00. DO NOT apply directly to the buyer. All tender information MUST be submitted through the Delta eSourcing Portal. The main works to which this investigation relates is the installation of a number of research boreholes and associated civil engineering works. This investigation is intended to address any ground related risks which may affect the main works operations. This investigation shall be the main investigation. The purpose of the investigation is to: • Determine the nature and extent of ground and groundwater conditions at the sites to facilitate the safe design of temporary and permanent works; and • In addition to the above, determine the nature and extent of ground and groundwater contamination at Site E. The investigation for the design of temporary and permanent works shall include for the characterisation of the ground for foundation design purposes and the safe design of working platforms and other works associated with preparing the site to allow for the UKGEOS works. Geological information obtained during this investigation will be used during the design of the more complex, observatory boreholes where detailed knowledge of the superficial deposits will be important in terms of the risks during construction. It is therefore important that all depths of strata changes, descriptions, observations of stability, etc, are as accurate as possible. With regards to contamination, the requirement is to identify the presence or otherwise of contamination to allow any necessary mitigation measures during drilling of the UK GEOS holes to be defined. Please ensure you review all attached information to ensure a full understanding of this requirement. All attachments can be found with the Document Uploads tab within the Delta eSourcing Portal. This contract will be awarded based on the evaluation criteria set out in the ITQ / RFP document. How to Apply UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) will be using the Delta eSourcing Portal for this procurement. To register on the Delta eSourcing portal please use the link and follow the instructions to register. If you are already registered on the Delta eSourcing Portal and wish to participate in this procurement, please use the link: and the follow the instructions to 'Login' Once you are logged into the system you will be able to link yourself into this procurement using the Access Code: K6C9EG9B3F Please disregard any content in this notice that requests your organisation "to apply directly to the buyer" as this unfortunately a system generated error, that is outside of the Contracting Authorities control.


Rachel Rose
Polaris House

Contract value: 80000-150000

Published: 17 Jul 2020, Receipt by: 13 Aug 2020