GB-Edinburgh: Refurbishment and Upgrade of Outer Skerry

Competitive Contract Notice

1. Title: GB-Edinburgh: Refurbishment and Upgrade of Outer Skerry
2. Awarding Authority:
Northern Lighthouse Board
84 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3DA, United Kingdom
Tel. 01314733130, Email:, URL:
Contact: Graham Allan, Attn: Graham Allan
3. Contract Type: Works
Sub Type: Execution

4. Description: Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work. Electrical installation work. Electrical wiring and fitting work. Location: Outer Skerry Minor Light, Yell Sound (Latitude 60°33.034 N, Longitude 001°18.311 W)

The proposed project is the upgrade and refurbishment of the AtoN and shall consist of the following works:

- 'HCL' fall arrest system re-certification;
- delivery of necessary plant/materials to site; removal of redundant electrical cubicles, batteries and cabling;
- installation of new pedestal and lantern; replacement of solar panels;
- installation of control cubicle;
- replacement of batteries with new Nickel Metal Hydride;
- installation of new solar regulator cubicle;
- de-mobilisation of site and clearing of all surplus materials and plant.

As part of the project works the Principal Contractor is required to organise an early ‘Initial’ pre-site start Asbestos Survey / Report within the NLB estate via and UKAS accredited asbestos company to identify and hopefully remove any asbestos containing materials before Contractor’s personnel arrive on site.

During the proposed works, it is essential that the Aids to Navigation are not prevented from operating at any stage that they are required. Details will be provided on the basic operation of these items to allow the Contractor to prevent his operatives from affecting the Aids to Navigation.

For detailed description of the works refer to the Bill of Quantities.

A site visit is planned for 8th September 2022. All tenderers should confirm attendance including names and mobile numbers of representatives attending site by Monday 5th September 2022, via Delta.
5. CPV Codes:
45200000 - Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work.
45310000 - Electrical installation work.
45311000 - Electrical wiring and fitting work.

6. NUTS Codes :

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: SCOTLAND,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority: ENPR/LOSK/2203
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category I: 50K to 100K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for Expression of Interest: 22/09/2022 15:00:00
11. Address to which they must be sent:
Not Provided

12. Other Information:
Other Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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Suitable for VCO: No
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 01/11/2022
Period of Work End date: 13/12/2022
Is this a Framework Agreement?: no