Services - 410965-2019

02/09/2019    S168    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-London: Facilities management services

2019/S 168-410965

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: Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Postal address: King Charles Street
Town: London
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Postal code: SW1A 2AH
Country: United Kingdom

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


II.1.2)Main CPV code
79993100 Facilities management services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, as represented by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) as the authority, intends to establish a mechanism to re-procure FM service contracts across the global estate in specific packages of varying geographical and service line scope. The chosen mechanism is a new global dynamic purchasing system (DPS). We intend to run the procurement process for the global DPS concurrently with the procurement process for the first work package in the Asia Pacific region. This first work package covers a minimum of 24 FCO Posts (locations) in a minimum of 13 countries across the Asia Pacific region.

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: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79993100 Facilities management services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Subject to market engagement the DPS will include services in the following (but not limited to) sub-categories:

— management services,

— residential property services,

— Hard FM services,

— Soft FM services,

— security guarding services,

— project management and project delivery services,

— workplace services,

— other FM and real estate related services.

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:

We intent to hold an initial supplier conference at the British Embassy in Singapore, on 11.9.2019 followed by a further supplier conference in London on Monday 16th September, venue details to be advised. Each session will cover the same subject matter.

To participate in the supplier conference please email (no later than Friday 6th September) with the following details:

1) Organisation name;

2) Contact name;

3) Role title of contact (including responsibility within the supplier organisation);

4) Contact telephone number;

5) Contact email address;

6) Supplier organisation website link;

7) Confirmation of attendance at supplier conference;

8) Names and role titles of attendees (maximum 3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: