Published date: 23 August 2019

This notice was replaced on 3 September 2019

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Opportunity (published 3 September 2019, last edited 3 September 2019)

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Contract summary


  • Collected and purified water - 41000000

  • Natural water - 41100000

  • Drinking water - 41110000

    • Non-drinking water - 41120000

    • Composition and purity testing and analysis services - 71610000

    • Analysis services - 71620000

    • Technical analysis or consultancy services - 71621000

    • Technical inspection and testing services - 71630000

    • Monitoring and control services - 71700000

    • Consulting services for water-supply and waste consultancy - 71800000

    • Laboratory services - 71900000

Location of contract

North East, North West, Yorkshire and the Humber, East Midlands, West Midlands, East of England, London, South East, South West, Northern Ireland

Value of contract

£0 to £80,000

Procurement reference


Published date

23 August 2019

Closing date

5 September 2019

Contract start date

4 November 2019

Contract end date

3 November 2024

Contract type

Service 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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To procure a national service from a specialist consultancy to assist in the management and control of Legionella / water hygiene within NHSBT properties by the undertaking of Legionella Risk Assessments in all the properties owned or leased by NHSBT and to provide an electronic risk assessment data base.
The scope of the risk assessments shall extend but not be limited to:
i.Town incoming main supply and Bore hole supply
ii.Domestic Cold Water Services - Storage and Distribution
iii.Domestic Hot Water Services - Generation Storage and Distribution
iv.Faucets, showers, bib taps, etc.
v.Medical / Laboratory equipment
vi.Thermostatic Mixing Valves (TMV)/Thermostatic Mixing Taps (TMT)
vii.Water Dispensers/Water Coolers and Ice Making Machines
viii.Fire-fighting Systems (which share supply with the domestic water)
ix.Emergency Showers/Eye Washers
x.Portable humidifiers
xi.Portable Air Conditioning Units
xii.Mobile Screening Vehicles
xiii.Temporary buildings/facilities
xiv.Wet Air Handling Systems
xv.All other systems that the Risk Assessor considers to pose a risk

The objective of the Risk Assessment is to institute management procedures to ensure compliance is continuing and not notional.
One of the aims is to be able to demonstrate that management has identified all relevant factors, has instituted corrective or preventative action and monitoring that plans are implemented.

The appointed Legionella consultancy will be required to identify and prioritise recommendations on any remedial works which are identified during the survey.

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About the buyer

Contact name

Ros Gill


500 Northway, North Bristol Park
Filton, Bristol
BS34 7QH