GB-High Wycombe: Dismantlement and relocation of Gate Guardian Comet C2 XK699

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Summary

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Threshold: 
Below OJEU
Type: 
Contract notice
Type of contract: 
Services - 27
Published: 
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Deadline: 
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 00:00
Tender ID: 
470604

Description

RAF Lyneham is the current custodian for the Gate Guardian, Comet C2 XK699. The aircraft was gifted to the RAF Museum by the RAF in 1967 and was placed in storage at RAF Henlow as part of the Museum’s reserve collection. In 1986, the RAF took the aircraft
back on charge. Following a repaint, in 1987, it was moved by road from Henlow to Lyneham for display as a Gate Guardian. The requirement is for dismantling and relocating the Comet C2 XK699 to RAF Museum Cosford embracing the following stages: a. Moving the
aircraft from its current location to a suitable hard standing. b. Dismantling the aircraft to allow for road move: removal of engines, flight controls, tail section and wings (including undercarriage). The aircraft shall be dismantled in such a manner that
it can be reassembled and refurbished at the destination. c. Packaging of components for transportation. d. Transportation of the aircraft to RAF Museum Cosford.

Additional Information

How to Apply: 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,and the contract
will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for suppliers that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs).However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely
on the criteria set out for the procurement,and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.

Suitable for SMEs

Not suitable for voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations

Value of contract

£40000 - £93000

Buyer's reference

ACT/04055

Contact

Contact: Ignacio Araujo
Commands & Centre, DE&S
Nimrod, No 3 Site, HQ Air Command
High Wycombe
HP14 4UE
Email: ignacio.araujo407@mod.uk
Tel: 01494494379
Fax: 01494 494400