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Design and construction of a long sea outfall at Whitehaven.

Contract award notice - utilities

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

United Utilities Water plc
Clearwater 4, Lingley Mere Business Park, Lingley Green Avenue, Great Sankey
Contact point(s): UK-Warrington
For the attention of: Ken Pritchard
WA5 3UZ Warrington
Telephone: +44 1925773291
Fax: +44 1925773253

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity:

I.2)Main activity
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Whitehaven-Parton Long Sea Outfall.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Design and execution


II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
Design and construction of a long sea outfall at Whitehaven.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45232424, 45244100

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 5 064 254 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated with a call for competition
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Notice on qualification system

Section V: Award of contract

V.1)Award and contract value
Contract No: PRO000245
Lot No: 1 - Lot title: Whitehaven-parton Long Sea Outfall.
V.1.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.1.2)Information about offers

Number of offers received: 4
Number of offers received by electronic means: 0

V.1.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Van Oord UK ltd
Lockside Place, Mill Lane
RG14 5QS Newbury
Telephone: +44 1635529101
Fax: +44 1635521548
Internet address:

V.1.4)Information on value of contract
V.1.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: yes
Value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties:
Proportion: 10 %
V.1.6)Price paid for bargain purchases

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: