Published date: 5 June 2024

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 12 July 2024, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Advertising and marketing services - 79340000

  • Marketing services - 79342000

  • Design consultancy services - 79415200

    • Graphic design services - 79822500

Location of contract

E20 1JQ

Value of contract

£1,500,000 to £2,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

5 June 2024

Closing date

12 July 2024

Closing time


Contract start date

23 September 2024

Contract end date

28 September 2026

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The British Council is looking to setup a framework agreement for 2 years fixed term with a potential to extend for a further 1 year after for its design requirements. We expect to award a framework agreement to up to Suppliers. We are looking for creative agencies to work with us to deliver high quality creative projects across a range of media.

Services that will be required but not limited to:
o Visual conception, execution, and guidance
o Art direction and photography commissioning
o Digital and print design and artwork including editable templates
o Social media graphics for all social media channels
o Creation of editable templates on Canva
o Presentations
o Static and video content for digital campaigns (occasional)
o Exhibition and experiential design
o Motion design and animation (occasional)
o Illustration (occasional)
o Information design and data visualisation
o Limited copywriting and proof-reading

More information


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Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

About the buyer

Contact name

Ahmed Akram


1 Redman Place
E20 1JQ
United Kingdom