GB-Edinburgh: Refurbishment and Upgrade of Corsewall Lighthouse

Competitive Contract Notice

1. Title: GB-Edinburgh: Refurbishment and Upgrade of Corsewall Lighthouse
2. Awarding Authority:
Northern Lighthouse Board
84 George Street, Edinburgh, EH2 3DA, United Kingdom
Tel. 0131 473 3130, Email:, URL:
Contact: Graham Allan, Attn: Graham Allan
3. Contract Type: Works
Sub Type: Execution

4. Description: Painting and glazing work. Electrical installation work. Concrete repair work. Corsewall Lighthouse, Built in 1817, is Grade A Listed. The station is currently designated as road access for routine maintenance and Major works. The last major refurbishment occurred in 1994, with last Revenue Re-paint in 2014. The current AtoN is a Cat 1 Light with a 22 nautical mile range.

The scope of the proposed Major upgrade project is summarised as follows: retain the existing Range and first order, Rotating Fresnel lens & mechanical bearing, replacing the existing light source with LED GRAD unit, controls, battery and monitoring with modern equivalents. Lightning & earthing infrastructure to be tested and upgraded as appropriate. Repairs required to masonry spiral stair & plasterwork, together with full redecoration internally & externally (including replacement of floor coverings as required). Cathodic Protection is proposed for cast iron window frames and other metalwork prone to corrosion. Investigate improvements to tower ventilation. Inspect all flat roofs & carry out repairs as required. Inspect & repair pointing to masonry of tower walls & balcony corbel. Various items of mitigation works are also proposed in connection with planned public access to the lighthouse (i.e. anti-climb measures & cable lay-overs on the tower balcony & rotating machinery encasement in the watch room etc).

A mandatory site visit is planned for 11/06/2024
Tender return deadline is 12/07/2024
Proposed works start date is 12/08/2024
5. CPV Codes:
45440000 - Painting and glazing work.
45310000 - Electrical installation work.
45262330 - Concrete repair 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/LCRS/2326
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category H: 100K to 500K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for Expression of Interest: 12/07/2024 14:00:00
11. Address to which they must be sent:
84 George Street

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: Yes
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 12/08/2024
Period of Work End date: 31/01/2025
Is this a Framework Agreement?: no