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No. of Lots 1

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Published 14th Sep 2021

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Common Procurement VocabularyBuilding construction work
Procurement MethodRestricted procedure
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Category Works


No. of Lots 1

Status Active

Published 14th Sep 2021

Tender Details
Common Procurement VocabularyBuilding construction work
Procurement MethodRestricted procedure

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office

King Charles Street




katherine.joslin [at]


United Kingdom

NUTS code

UK - United Kingdom

Internet address(es)
Main address

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at

Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the above-mentioned address

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Freetown, New One HMG Offices

Reference number

Project No. 6590

II.1.2) Main CPV code
  • 45210000 - Building construction work
II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

This is the pre-qualification questionnaire for the appointment of a contractor to carry out construction work New Offices in Sierra Leone please see below the following background information.

The current Freetown estate accommodates FCDO, MOD and PHE across three separate compounds in Freetown. These compounds are in various states of repair and the two lower compounds - British High Commission (BHC) and the existing DFID Offices (now known as the Development Office) - have security deficiencies and health and safety concerns. Combining all PAGs within a single building on the third compound, Leicester Square Compound (LSC), provides long term OneHMG business efficiencies in Sierra Leone, alongside safe and compliant accommodation with improved security.

Leicester Square Compound (LSC) contains former military training offices and is now predominantly used as a residential compound.

Further information is in the SQ document on Contracts Finder.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: £12,500,000

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UKI - London
II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Please refer to the SQ document on Contracts Finder

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months


This contract is subject to renewal


II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section III. Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV. Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

This is not a Framework but a 2 stage restricted tender please ignore above.

IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

22 October 2021

Local time


IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

6 December 2021

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted


Section VI. Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

How to Express Interest in this SQ:

Project 6590 - PQQ 1130 :BHC Freetown Sierra Leone New Offices

1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) - Browse to the eSourcing

Portal: and click the link to register. - Accept the terms and conditions and

click continue - Enter your correct business and user details - Note the username you chose and click Save

when complete - you will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure); 2.

Express an Interest in the Tender - Login to the portal with the username/password - Click the PQQs/ITTs

Open to All Suppliers link. - Click on the relevant Tender Description to access the content - Click the

Express Interest button in the Actions box on the left hand side of the page - This will move the Tender into

your My Tenders page (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) - You can now access any

attachments by clicking the Settings and Buyer Attachments in the Actions box; 3. Responding to the Tender

- You can choose to Reply or Reject (please give a reason if rejecting) - You can now use the Messages

function to communicate with the buyer and seek clarification - Note the deadline for completion, then

follow the onscreen instructions to complete the Tender - There may be a mixture of online & offline actions

for you to perform (there is detailed online help available), You must then publish your reply using the

publish button in the Actions box on the left-hand side of the page. If you require any further assistance

please consult the the online help or contact the eTendering help desk.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Foreign, Commonwealth and Developement Office




United Kingdom

Internet address