Published date: 11 July 2020

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

Closing: 1 September 2020

Contract summary


  • Radioactive-, toxic-, medical- and hazardous waste services - 90520000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£0 to £20,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

11 July 2020

Closing date

1 September 2020

Contract start date

1 March 2021

Contract end date

28 February 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

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Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



LLW Repository Ltd (LLWR) is procuring a Framework Agreement for Expert Support & Alternative Treatment as follows:

Lot 1 - Packaging Inspection Support: Undertaking quality activities, including various types of inspections, readiness reviews etc. to support packaging manufacture (1 supplier)
Lot 2 - Packaging Licensing Support: Provision of licensing capability support, including delivery of licences, production of transportation documentation, technical assistance etc. (1 supplier)
Lot 3 - Expert Support: Provision of expertise to support the delivery of various radioactive waste management projects, including production of strategy documents, technical analyses, providing on-site project management for large, complex jobs etc. (5 to 8 suppliers)
Lot 4 - Alternative Treatment: Provide access to the market for the identification, exploration and implementation of new and alternative treatment solutions for radioactive waste management, including: problematic waste streams, other complex waste streams, delivery of trials and solution deployment (1 supplier)

The estimated value is £20m over 4 years, although the agreement is formally zero-value with no spend guaranteed.

The Framework will be for use by organisations that either currently hold, or may in future enter into, a Waste Services Contract with LLWR. These organisations include private sector bodies, plus public sector bodies that fall into one or more of the categories detailed in the associated TED/OJEU Contract Notice.

How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer

Contact name

Joanne Makin


Pelham House
CA20 1DB


+44 1925802242


Closing: 1 September 2020