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Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL) is seeking a suitably, qualified and experienced Consultant to provide Ground Bird Nesting Management Services.

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Dounreay Site Restoration Limited
Dounreay, Building D2003, Caithness
KW14 7TZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Sharon Oag
Telephone: +44 1847802483
Fax: +44 1847802521
NUTS code: UKM61

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: nuclear decommissioning

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Ground Nesting Bird Management Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL) is seeking a suitably, qualified and experienced Consultant to provide Ground Bird Nesting Management Services.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 192 587.00 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM61
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL) is seeking a suitably, qualified and experienced Consultant to provide Ground Bird Nesting Management Services.

The Scope is for the provision of the following services:

- provision of appropriate licences from Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) for the management of hazards from birds

- preparation of a Bird Hazard Management Plan detailing the methodology and mitigation measures

- identification of control areas

- primary controls of falconry disruption and dispersal

- secondary controls of acoustics and decoys

- engagement with SNH during all phases of the contract, including final report

- regular engagement with the Employer's Agents during the breeding season

- end of season report detailing the returns sent to SNH.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 60
Cost criterion - Name: Commercial / Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 201-362994
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
Lot No: 1

Ground Nesting Bird Management Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 1
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
NBC Environment
1st Floor, Federation House, 222-224 Queensferry Road
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKM25
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 300 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 192 587.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Dounreay Site Restoration Limited Commercial Manager
D2003, Dounreay, Thurso, Caithness
KW14 7TZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1847802121
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
London Court of Arbitration
70 Fleet Street
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: