Published date: 30 September 2020

Last edited date: 2 October 2020

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: 29 October 2020, 11am

Contract summary


  • Analysis services - 71620000

  • Technical building-inspection services - 71631300

  • Laboratory services - 71900000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£12,000,000 to £24,400,000

Procurement reference


Published date

30 September 2020

Closing date

29 October 2020

Closing time


Contract start date

1 July 2021

Contract end date

30 June 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure (OJEU)

A two-stage procedure, where the first stage is used to select suppliers, who are then invited to bid in the second stage.

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

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Analytical Services are required to enable Magnox Ltd to comply with its
responsibilities under The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, the
services required include the following:
Provision of SQEP resources to provide Asbestos Containing Materials
(ACM) monitoring activities; including:
Air monitoring:
Four stage clearance air monitoring including issue of Certificate of
Reassurance Air Tests.
Leak Air Tests.
Background Air Tests.
Personal Air Monitoring / testing,
Undertaking ACM Surveys (management & refurbishment and demolition),
Bulk Monitoring
Provision of UKAS Accredited Laboratories for ACM air filter and bulk
sample analysis, Site Asbestos Register (SAR) input & updates.
Provision of Occupational Hygiene Services, SEM and Soil analysis

Suppliers will be required to hold UKAS ISO17020 Accreditation in the field
of Inspection for Surveying for asbestos in premises. Type and Range of
Inspection is expected to include Management survey, Refurbishment and
demolition survey, re-inspection within industrial premises suspected
asbestos containing material in surveyed premises and
Priority assessments.

UKAS Accreditation is required to ISO17025 for laboratories that will
provide air filter and bulk sample analysis

About the buyer

Contact name

Steven Lock


Magnox Ltd
Oldbury Naite
BS35 1RQ


+44 1797343515


Closing: 29 October 2020, 11am