Houses of Parliament Restoration and Renewal Programme – Client Partners – Market Consultation

Houses of Parliament Restoration and Renewal Programme – Client Partners – Market Consultation

The Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme is the biggest heritage restoration project ever undertaken in the UK.

Client Partners – Houses of Parliament Restoration and Renewal Programme

Contract summary



  • Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services – 71000000

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Procurement reference


Published date

19 July 2021

Closing date

9 August 2021

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This notice relates to a preliminary market consultation. The Restoration and Renewal Delivery Authority has developed a draft Client Partners Procurement Strategy that envisages the appointment of various Client Partners to provide services and undertake key roles in the successful delivery of the R&R programme. As part of the ongoing procurement strategy development process, the Delivery Authority wishes to gather the views of companies that may be interested in providing client support services.
The Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme (R&R Programme) is the biggest heritage restoration project ever undertaken in the UK. It offers suppliers, service providers and contractors a unique opportunity to contribute towards saving the seat of parliamentary democracy .The Restoration and Renewal Delivery Authority Ltd (the Delivery Authority) is a company limited by guarantee, established for the purpose of fulfilling those duties set out in s.3(4) of the Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Act 2019. It works to the specifications set by the Parliamentary Works Sponsor Body (the Sponsor Body). The Delivery Authority is in charge of the day-to-day management of contractors and the supply chain and will be the Client for the contracts .The Delivery Authority is undertaking a preliminary market engagement relating to the Delivery Authority’s proposed approach to the procurement of Client Partners to help successfully deliver the Houses of Parliament Restoration and Renewal (R&R) programme. The client support required by the Delivery Authority is expected to cover a wide range of functions including:
•Health, Safety, Quality and Environment
•Cost, Time, and Risk Control
•Work Package Procurement
•Project Management
•Delivery Assurance
•Construction Planning and Programming
•NEC Project Manager and Supervisor Roles
•Construction Management
•Contract Management
•Site Security and Access Control
•Management and distribution of PPE
•Worker facilities, including welfare and catering
•Management and distribution of plant and tools on site
•Management of external logistics to the site – management of deliveries by road/river and storage on site
•On site logistics – storage and movement of materials around the site, including by crane
•Site inductions, training and briefings
•Maintaining temporary services to site, electricity, water, etc.
•Waste disposal from site
•Ongoing fire surveillance
The market feedback gained from this preliminary market consultation will be used by the Delivery Authority to help finalise its Client Partners Procurement Strategy.


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Economic operators are required to download the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) from the portal before they will be given access to the Briefing Pack and Questionnaire and a declaration must also be submitted, stating that the NDA has not been modified. Access to the Briefing Pack and Questionnaire will not be granted until the signed NDA has been received. For further assistance contact .
The Briefing Pack and Questionnaire will be accessible at the Houses of Parliament’s e-procurement portal: The Questionnaire submissions must be uploaded to the e-procurement portal; electronic responses submitted via e-mail are not acceptable. To access the Briefing Pack and Questionnaire select the tender reference DA1129 in the ‘current tenders’ list, click on the ‘view details’ and express interest by clicking on the button provided. You will need to register your company details, thereafter you will be issued with a username and password. If you have previously registered with In-Tend, please follow the link shown which will redirect you to the home page where you can log on using your existing username and password to collect the tender documents. If you have registered and forgotten your username and password, click on the ‘forgotten password’ link on the In-Tend homepage. Please keep this username and password secure and do not pass it to any third parties. If you have any questions on how to use this web site please contact Mariana Apostol on You are advised to allow sufficient time when responding to this Market Consultation, and for the full uploading of documents, prior to the closing date of 12:00 noon UK time on 9th of August 2021. If you are uploading multiple documents you will have to individually load one document at a time or you can opt to zip all the documents in an application such as WinZip or WinRAR.In addition to the information provided in the Briefing Pack and Questionnaire, a briefing session via Microsoft Teams, or similar, is planned to take place during the consultation period, i.e., before 9 August 2021. Further details will be provided to economic operators that respond to this PIN. Economic operators shall be solely responsible for and liable for all costs associated with and arising out of or in connection with responding to this prior information notice and the market engagement exercise.


How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer


Contact name

Mariana Apostol


Elm Yard, 10-16 Elm Street