Procurement at LLWR

Supply Chain expenditure accounts for 80% of LLWR's annual spending and it is therefore important to implement cost effective and supplier responsive solutions.

Suppliers

Successful Working Partnerships

LLWR’s priorities are to attract and retain suppliers to whom our business is important and to encourage healthy competition. In addition, we aim to promote the use of local suppliers and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs), wherever possible.

We are also seeking to rationalise the size and scope of our supply chain, whilst developing improved working relationships and longer term supply chain planning.

Supply Chain Charter

LLWR has given its commitment to the Supply Chain Charter for nuclear decommissioning sites. The Charter aims to foster good working relations across the NDA estate supply chain, with all parties signing up to a set of principles encouraging mutually beneficial and rewarding relationships.

Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) Action Plan

LLWR wishes to support the government’s SME Agenda. In order to achieve this, we have developed an LLWR SME Action Plan

Procurement Pledge

LLWR has signed up to the government’s pledge which lays out a number of initiatives that are designed to improve the way business is conducted with the private sector.

Payment Performance Report

We publish payment performance reports on a quarterly basis. The figures included in the report highlight our promptness in paying our suppliers and are expressed in numbers of payments made within 5 days of due date, within 30 days and payments made over 30 days late. The performance figures are also expressed in monetary terms.

LLWR Payment Performance FY 20/21 QTR1 QTR2 QTR3 QTR4 FY 2021
Paid within 5 days of receipt 164 238 97   499
Paid within 6 to 30 days of receipt 552 329 644   1525
Paid within 0 to 30 days of receipt sub total 716 567 741   2024
Paid after 30 days of receipt 47 38 75   160
Total Invoices paid 763 605 816   2184

Percentage based on number of invoices processed

LLWR Payment Performance FY 20/21 QTR1 QTR2 QTR3 QTR4 FY 2021
Paid within 5 days of receipt 21% 39% 12%   23%
Paid within 6 to 30 days of receipt 72% 54% 79%   70%
Paid within 0 to 30 days of receipt sub total 94% 94% 91%   93%
Paid after 30 days of receipt 6% 6% 9%   7%
LLWR Payment Performance FY 20/21 QTR1 QTR2 QTR3 QTR4 FY 2021
Paid within 5 days of receipt £3,422,248.48 £5,328,854.30 £1,579,578.71   £10,330,681.49
Paid within 6 to 30 days of receipt £11,436,959.10 £7,703,267.20 £14,151,360.90   £33,291,587.20
Paid within 0 to 30 days of receipt sub total £14,859,207.58 £13,032,121.50 £15,730,939.61   £43,622,268.69
Paid after 30 days of receipt £220,444.23 £170,054.90 £712,205.03   £1,102,704.16
Total invoices paid £15,079,651.81 £13,202,176.40 £16,443,144.64   £44,724,972.85

Percentage based on values of invoices paid

LLWR Payment Performance FY 20/21 QTR1 QTR2 QTR3 QTR 4 FY 2021
Paid within 5 days of receipt 23% 40% 10%   31%
Paid within 6 to 30 days of receipt 76% 58% 86%   68%
Paid within 0 to 30 days of receipt sub total 99% 99% 96%   98%
Paid after 30 days of receipt 1% 1% 4%   2%

ISO Certification

The ISO certification makes customers and suppliers aware that LLWR maintains their 3rd Party Certification to the requirements of ISO 9001, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007, and provides part of the arrangements in place to comply with Nuclear Site Licence Condition 17.

Supplier Opportunities

LLWR’s Procurement Plan identifies the various opportunities available to the supply chain in the short to medium term.

LLWR Procurement Pipeline: January 2021

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There are several different ways to access contract opportunities with LLWR:

1. Complete Tender Management (CTM)

Access the CTM system

To be able to use CTM you will need to register your company.

2. Contracts Finder

Procurements over the OJEU financial thresholds are also automatically advertised on the government’s Contracts Finder.

3. NDA Collaborative Procurement

LLWR participates in collaborative procurements under the Shared Service Alliance. This allows us to aggregate demand and standardise procurement requirements across all the Site Licence Companies (SLCs) and other participating entities within the NDA Group, delivering value and providing more attractive opportunities to the supply chain.

4. Business & Technical Services Marketplace

LLWR has established the Business & Technical Services (BATS) Marketplace, on behalf of the NDA group, to deliver professional services across 13 business categories. BATS replaces the Business Services Marketplace. LLWR has used the Dynamic Purchasing System procedure to deliver this opportunity, which offers a simple and efficient procurement route for both buyers and suppliers. For further information, please access the CTM system which lists the 13 BATS categories on the ‘Public tenders’ page.

Contact us

Procurement Department

LLW Repository Ltd
Pelham House
Pelham Drive

Calderbridge
Cumbria
CA20 1DB

Invoices should be forwarded to:

Accounts Payable

LLW Repository Ltd
Pelham House
Pelham Drive

Calderbridge
Cumbria
CA20 1DB