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UK SBS Ventilation Upgrade Works for Data Centre

  Liverpool United Kingdom — UK Shared Business Services Ltd.
Published November 4, 2014 — Deadline November 21, 2014 (5 years ago)
Notice type
Contract notice
Buyer category
Municipality, Company
Replacement and upgrade of the ventilation system for the data centre at the National Oceanography Centre in Liverpool. The works comprise the upgrade/replacement of the existing ventilation system serving the Data Centre, as as detailed in the documentation provided within the eSourcing tool. The works require: - the survey of the existing engineering systems. - production of a detailed and costed programme. - production of a method statement for a controlled replacement. - identification of the re-use of existing systems. - the installation of an air handling unit, complete with packaged chiller - the stripping out of existing systems - the installation of new systems, including a humidifier, chilled water and LTHW pipework - the installation of new BMS software, hardware and graphics. - testing and commissioning. The above scope is to include all building works, mechanical and electrical works. About UK Shared Business Services Putting the business into shared services UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) brings a commercial attitude to the public sector; helping our customers improve efficiency, generate savings and modernise. It is our vision to become the leading provider for our customers of shared business services in the UK public sector, continuously reducing cost and improving quality of business services for Government and the public sector. Our broad range of expert services is shared by our customers. This allows our customers the freedom to focus resources on core activities; innovating and transforming their own organisations. Core services include Procurement, Finance, Grants Admissions, Human Resources, Payroll, ISS, and Property Asset Management all underpinned by our Service Delivery and Contact Centre teams. UK SBS is a people rather than task focused business. It’s what makes us different to the traditional transactional shared services centre. What is more, being a not-for-profit organisation owned by its customers, UK SBS’ goals are aligned with the public sector and delivering best value for the UK taxpayer. UK Shared Business Services Ltd changed its name from RCUK Shared Services Centre Ltd in March 2013. Our Customers Growing from a foundation of supporting the Research Councils, 2012/13 saw Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) transition their procurement to UK SBS and Crown Commercial Service (CSS - previously Government Procurement Service) agree a Memorandum of Understanding with UK SBS to deliver two major procurement categories (construction and research) across Government. UK SBS currently manages £700m expenditure for its Customers, our growth projections anticipate this will rise to £1bn in 2014/15. Important information From the 2nd April 2014 the Government is introducing its new Government Security Classifications (GSC) classification scheme to replace the current Government Protective Marking Scheme (GPMS). A key aspect of this is the reduction in the number of security classifications used. All potential suppliers should make themselves aware of the changes as it may impact on this Requirement. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the new GSC: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications.

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Fact Sheet

Reference number
Deadline date
This deadline is for...
the return of offers to execute the works as defined in the attached documents
Contract value
£200,000 - £300,000
Location where the contract is to be carried out
Liverpool Work is to be carried out at the National Oceanography Centre, Liverpool
Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?
Name of the buying organisation
UK Shared Business Services Ltd.
Building installation work
Building extension work
Construction work for buildings relating to education and research
Building construction work
Contract type
Works - DesignExecution
Is it a framework agreement?
Is this contract related to a programme of funding?
Contract will be awarded based on
Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents
Estimated length of contract
3 Months
Contact name
Stephen Parsons
Organisation name
UK Shared Business Services Ltd.
North Star House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN2 1FF
01793 867000

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