Services - 209004-2019

06/05/2019    S87    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Building and facilities management services

2019/S 087-209004

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: 9th Floor, The Capital Building, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Public Procurement

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Training Estate Services

Reference number: RM6155
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79993000 Building and facilities management services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Services (CCS), the Authority, is putting into place a commercial agreement for use by DIO, a part of the Ministry of Defence and other UK public sector bodies and future successor organisations, which include Central Government Departments, Arms Length Bodies and Agencies, NDPBs, NHS and Local Authorities. CCS aims to allow procuring departments the ability to enter into call-off contracts of various sizes and complexity.

The initial position, subject to engagement is that a training estate services will be serviced by a single national lot.

The range of services required by training estates include, but are not limited to:

— building and facilities management services,

— facilities management services involving computer operation,

— land management services,

— construction work,

— construction work for military buildings and installations,

— technical services,

— catering services,

— cleaning services,

— refuse and waste related services,

— cleaning and sanitation services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes

Training Estate Services

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45216200 Construction work for military buildings and installations
55520000 Catering services
55900000 Retail trade services
70332100 Land management services
71317200 Health and safety services
71351914 Archaeological services
71356000 Technical services
71356100 Technical control services
71356300 Technical support services
72514100 Facilities management services involving computer operation
75100000 Administration services
77200000 Forestry services
79713000 Guard services
79993000 Building and facilities management services
79993100 Facilities management services
90712000 Environmental planning
90712400 Natural resources management or conservation strategy planning services
90900000 Cleaning and sanitation services
90910000 Cleaning services
90922000 Pest-control services
98110000 Services furnished by business, professional and specialist organisations
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The services within the training estate lot will include:

— delivery of services that enable a safe place to train,

— bidding and allocation of training facilities and services for ranges and training areas,

— hard facilities management,

— soft facilities management,

— maintenance of the rural estate.

The intended customers include DIO, but may include other customers with similar needs such as Home Office and Police.

To support the markets understanding of the services to be delivered, a market engagement day, including a site visit will be held on the 7.5.2019 at Longmoor Training Camp.

To register for this event bidders must email with the names, roles and organisation they are representing.

Due to the nature of the DIO training estate and the requirement to use transport, attendance will be limited to 2 named delegates per organisation. Should the event be oversubscribed, attendance may be reduced.

Only registered individuals with ID will be admitted to the event, further details will be provided upon registration.

II.2.14)Additional information

Land, Estate and Forestry Management

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45216200 Construction work for military buildings and installations
71200000 Architectural and related services
71420000 Landscape architectural services
77000000 Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services
77100000 Agricultural services
77230000 Services incidental to forestry
77300000 Horticultural services
77500000 Animal husbandry services
77600000 Hunting services
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is being explored for its viability with the supply chain and customers, the intended services within Lot 2 could include:

— land management,

— estate management,

— forestry management,

— environmental management.

CCS would like to invite all interested suppliers to engage with CCS, please register for engagement using the subject title “Lot 2” at

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The purpose of this PIN is to:

1) Inform that CCS is to consider an exercise to set up a contracting vehicle as described above in II.1.4) Short Description;

2) Gauge the market interest in the training estate framework procurement;

3) Understand if market appetite exists for a more generic land, estate and forestry management framework;

4) Identify suppliers who would like to participate in a suite of engagements CCS intends to undertake, including 1:1’s and larger multi-supplier engagements. These engagements are intended to influence the strategy development.

Further details will be made available to those registering.

Any further documentation will be provided at the following address this website will be periodically updated.

To participate in the engagement process, register for regular comms/updates, please email:

In developing a lot structure, CCS will consider a variety of contracting vehicles in order to demonstrate a leaner sourcing approach and deliver greater value for money.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: