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CompetitiveContractNotice - GB-Colchester: Borehole investigation
1. Title: GB-Colchester: Borehole investigation
2. Awarding Authority:
Colchester Borough Council
Rowan house, 33 Sheepen Road, Colchester, CO3 3WG, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 7812994589, Email:, URL:
Attn: Matt Howe
3. Contract Type: Works
Sub Type: Execution

4. Description: Water-well drilling. Colchester Borough Council (the Council) wishes to commission a contractor to construct and test an exploratory water well in confined Chalk to confirm the viability of, and to provide part of the infrastructure for, an open loop groundwater heating system. The borehole infrastructure shall be tested and, on completion of testing, shall be secured with a bolted flange plate within a secure well vault to enable the borehole to be reused for the final groundwater heating system. Further details of the actual requirements can be found in the specification/ Schedule of Works
5. CPV Codes:
45262220 - Water-well drilling.

6. NUTS Codes :
UKH3 - Essex

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: Essex,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority: 0129 - CBC
9. Awarded to:

Drilcorp Ltd
Kinley Hill Farm, Hawthorn, Seaham, SR7 8SW, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1915273970, URL:
Attn: John Gowans
Value Cost: 108,000
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: Yes
10. Date of Contract Award: 13/04/2018
11. Number of Tenders Received: 5
12. Other Information:
Other Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

Expressions of interest closes at 17:00 hrs on Monday 29th January 2018. Tenders must be submitted via the portal by 12:00 (noon) on Monday 5th February 2018.
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Suitable for VCO: Yes
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 30/04/2018
Period of Work End date: 29/06/2018

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