Construction Professional Services for the Public Sector – Market Engagement 

Construction Professional Services for the Public Sector – Market Engagement

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United Kingdom-Liverpool: Construction consultancy services

2020/S 145-358164

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, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503
Internet address(es):Main address:

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


Construction Professional Services

Reference number: RM6165

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71530000 Construction consultancy services

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the authority intends to put in place a pan government collaborative agreement for the provision of construction related professional services.

To be utilised by Central Government Departments and all other UK Public Sector Bodies, including but not limited to, local authorities, health, police, fire and rescue, education, housing, charities, not for profit, nuclear and devolved administrations and international.

The lotting structure of this framework will be determined as a result of the market engagement.

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


Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
71200000 Architectural and related services
71240000 Architectural, engineering and planning services
71241000 Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis
71242000 Project and design preparation, estimation of costs
71247000 Supervision of building work
71251000 Architectural and building-surveying services
71311000 Civil engineering consultancy services
71311200 Transport systems consultancy services
71311210 Highways consultancy services
71311300 Infrastructure works consultancy services
71312000 Structural engineering consultancy services
71313000 Environmental engineering consultancy services
71313400 Environmental impact assessment for construction
71313410 Risk or hazard assessment for construction
71313420 Environmental standards for construction
71313440 Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) services for construction
71313450 Environmental monitoring for construction
71314300 Energy-efficiency consultancy services
71315000 Building services
71315210 Building services consultancy services
71315300 Building surveying services
71315400 Building-inspection services
71317000 Hazard protection and control consultancy services
71317100 Fire and explosion protection and control consultancy services
71317200 Health and safety services
71317210 Health and safety consultancy services
71318000 Advisory and consultative engineering services
71320000 Engineering design services
71321000 Engineering design services for mechanical and electrical installations for buildings
71322000 Engineering design services for the construction of civil engineering works
71322100 Quantity surveying services for civil engineering works
71324000 Quantity surveying services
71326000 Ancillary building services
71333000 Mechanical engineering services
71334000 Mechanical and electrical engineering services
71351720 Geophysical surveys of archaeological sites
71351810 Topographical services
71351811 Topographical surveys of archaeological sites
71351914 Archaeological services
71352100 Seismic services
71352110 Seismographic surveying services
71353000 Surface surveying services
71353200 Dimensional surveying services
71354500 Marine survey services
71355000 Surveying services
71356300 Technical support services
71356400 Technical planning services
71410000 Urban planning services
71420000 Landscape architectural services
71500000 Construction-related services
71510000 Site-investigation services
71530000 Construction consultancy services
71540000 Construction management services
71541000 Construction project management services
71600000 Technical testing, analysis and consultancy services
72224000 Project management consultancy services
72242000 Design-modelling services
75251110 Fire-prevention services
76100000 Professional services for the gas industry
76200000 Professional services for the oil industry
79418000 Procurement consultancy services
79933000 Design support services
90700000 Environmental services
90710000 Environmental management
90712000 Environmental planning
90712100 Urban environmental development planning
90712300 Marine conservation strategy planning
90712400 Natural resources management or conservation strategy planning services
90715000 Pollution investigation services
90733000 Services related to water pollution
92312213 Technical author services
98360000 Marine services
98910000 Services specific to international organisations and bodies

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The strategy and underpinning lotting structure of this framework will be determined as a result of the market engagement process. Our initial position, subject to engagement is the following, the framework will intend to deliver services in the following sub-categories:

— multi discipline,

— project management services,

— architectural consultancy services,

— cost management consultancy services,

— civil and structural consultancy engineering services,

— building services consultancy engineering,

— environmental consultancy services.

The aim of the commercial agreement is to ensure central government and the wider public sector have access to a full suite of construction related professional services to meet their individual needs.

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 is to signal an intention to commence market engagement with those within the construction professional services market.

Crown Commercial Service intends to hold market engagement sessions through August-September 2020 with industry experts and suppliers interested in potentially bidding for the resulting commercial agreement(s).

You are invited to join our Webinar on Tuesday 11 August 2020, 11 a.m. in which we will provide further information on the activities we are undertaking. To register for the webinar, please click on the attached link and complete the registration: RM6165 CPS Supplier Engagement Update Webinar.

If you are interested in being included in future supplier surveys and market engagement sessions please express your interest by emailing

Please email including the following details:

1) Organisation name

2) Contact name

3) Job title of contact (including responsibility within your organisation)

4) Contact phone number

5) Contact email

6) Organisation website link.

Further information on previous market engagement to support developing the strategy for this proposed competition can be located on the Crown Commercial Service website via the following link:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: