Published date: 25 February 2021

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 18 March 2021, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Designs - 22314000

  • Lasers - 38636100

  • Soldering, brazing and welding tools, surface tempering and hot-spraying machines and equipment - 42660000

    • Welding equipment - 42662000

    • Non-electric welding equipment - 42662200

    • Flanges - 44167110

    • Flange adaptors - 44167111

    • Welding accessories - 44315100

    • Welding materials - 44315200

    • Flange jointing sets - 44531500

    • Welding - 45262680

    • Project and design preparation, estimation of costs - 71242000

    • Engineering design services - 71320000

    • Design-modelling services - 72242000

Location of contract

S60 5TZ

Value of contract

£0 to £50,000

Procurement reference


Published date

25 February 2021

Closing date

18 March 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

23 March 2021

Contract end date

31 March 2022

Contract type

Supply contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

Non-OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued below a certain financial threshold.

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2854/509/NAMRC/20 Fixture Development

The University of Sheffield wishes to invite tenders for fixture development on behalf of the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, at Catcliffe, South Yorkshire.

Scope of Requirement
Nuclear AMRC are studying manufacturing technology improvements to simplify the production of Intermediate Level Waste (ILW) containers, which will ultimately lead to them being made as efficiently as possible (keeping the costs to a minimum for both the NDA and the UK taxpayer).
As part of this project, a number of production jigs and fixtures are required to support internal technology trials and preproduction activities. The jigs and fixtures have been identified as key enablers and therefore this RFQ is for the design, make package of work.

Tender Process and Documentation:
This procurement is an open procedure conducted in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015

The ITT can be downloaded by registering and expressing your interest on the University`s e-tendering system

If you have any questions or comments in relation to this tender they must be submitted via the In-tend System, this can be accessed at

Completed tenders must be returned through the same e-tendering system.

Closing date for receipt of tenders: 18th March 2021 at 12 noon (UK time).

More information


Additional text

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

About the buyer

Contact name

Mary Young


Wallis Way
S60 5TZ
United Kingdom


0114 222 6694


Closing: 18 March 2021, 12pm