GB-Edinburgh: Refurbishment and Upgrade of Thousla Rock

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CompetitiveContractNotice - GB-Edinburgh: Refurbishment and Upgrade of Thousla Rock
1. Title: GB-Edinburgh: Refurbishment and Upgrade of Thousla Rock
2. Awarding Authority:
Northern Lighthouse Board
84 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3DA, United Kingdom
Tel. 0131 473 3104, Email:, URL:
Contact: Ruth Millan, Attn: Ruth Millan
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. Painting work. The Works

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

•Fully strip coatings from tower and access ladder and apply full build of paint to NLB Specification.
•Remove damaged screed from top of tower and supply and install replacement Duracomposites GRP grating.
•Inspection of metal work including handrail, access ladder and fixings and repair/replace as required.
•Replace existing optic unit (redundant cabinet, pedestal, batteries, optic and solar panels to be retained and returned to NLB) – This equipment shall be supplied by NLB.

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 w/c 13 June 2022. All tenderers should confirm attendance including names and mobile numbers of representatives attending site.
5. CPV Codes:
45200000 - Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work.
45310000 - Electrical installation work.
45311000 - Electrical wiring and fitting work.
45442100 - Painting 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/LTHO/2132
9. Awarded to:

TRAC Engineering Limited
Clydeside Farm, Lamington, Biggar, ML12 6HS, United Kingdom
Tel. 01698 831111
Contact: David McNish, Attn: David McNish
Value Cost: 54,604.26
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: Yes
10. Date of Contract Award: 23/08/2022
11. Number of Tenders Received: 1
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: 25/09/2022
Period of Work End date: 31/12/2022