Services - 560549-2020

20/11/2020    S227

United Kingdom-East Kilbride: Foreign economic-aid-related services

2020/S 227-560549

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, Commonwealth and Development Office
Town: East Kilbride
NUTS code: UKM84 North Lanarkshire
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
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: International Development

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

UK Centre for Resilient Cities and Infrastructure (UKCRCI)

Reference number: PROJ10172
II.1.2)Main CPV code
75211200 Foreign economic-aid-related services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

FCDO proposes to procure a programme, the UK Centre for Resilient Cities and Infrastructure, designed to tackle five key barriers across the infrastructure and urban sectors:

1) lack of prepared, financeable, infrastructure projects;

2) poor infrastructure governance and policy;

3) limited fiscal autonomy and poor financial management in cities;

4) lack of effective urban planning and land use;

5) limited capacity to support clean growth.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 33 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM84 North Lanarkshire
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The UKCRCI will be a demand-led technical assistance facility that will provide technical support to the following clients:

(a) FCDO Posts across a range of countries in the Asia-Pacific, Africa and possibly Latin America and European Neighbourhood;

(b) Partner governments, at national and subnational level, in the Asia-Pacific, Africa and possibly Latin America and European Neighbourhood;

(c) OGDs that are delivering ODA urban, infrastructure programmes, including those with a climate resilient focus — for example, BEIS in Latin America.

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:

This prior information notice relates to the previous notice published under OJEU reference 2019/S 247-609392. This PIN replaces the previous notice.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: