Sellafield readies firms for £3bn infrastructure delivery shake-up
Nuclear decommissioning experts at Sellafield have put firms on alert for a major shake-up of infrastructure delivery at the West Cumbria site.
Firms are now being engaged to express an interest in bidding for a new Infrastructure Delivery Partnership set to oversee £3bn of projects at the nuclear site over 15 years.
This will replace the present Infrastructure Services Alliance with Morgan Sindall and Arup.
Under the new arrangement, Sellafield is looking to appoint three strategic partners.
They will provide front-end definition and project sequencing services, undertake feasibility studies and initial engineering design.
The firms will also work on cost modelling to support Sellafield Ltd in production of business cases, support commissioning and embedding capabilities into the business including knowledge transfer into Sellafield Ltd.
Under the present procurement plan, prequalification will start in August, with tenders being invited from shortlisted firms in February 2023.
Contracts will be awarded by November 2024.