Published date: 26 June 2018

Last edited date: 26 June 2018

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: 16 July 2018

Contract summary


  • Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services - 71000000

  • Consultative engineering and construction services - 71310000

  • Risk or hazard assessment for construction - 71313410

    • Building consultancy services - 71315200

    • Building services consultancy services - 71315210

    • Building-inspection services - 71315400

    • Fire and explosion protection and control consultancy services - 71317100

    • Health and safety consultancy services - 71317210

    • Technical inspection services - 71631000

    • Fire-prevention services - 75251110

Location of contract

SG17 5TQ

Value of contract

£70,000 to £80,000

Procurement reference


Published date

26 June 2018

Closing date

16 July 2018

Contract start date

3 September 2018

Contract end date

31 August 2020

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (below threshold)

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

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Fire Risk Assessments for the Housing Portfolio

Central Bedfordshire Council's Housing Service wishes to employ a competent, qualified person/company to review fire risk assessments and prepare new risk assessments as required for our Housing Portfolio.

Properties will include:
Sheltered or Independent Living Schemes
Communal areas/blocks of multiple occupancy (flats)
Temporary Accommodation /Houses of Multiple Occupation
Gypsy & Traveller site offices
Others as required.

It is intended that the contract will start in September 2018 and is for 2 years

Help and Support - The Council will provide as much support and information as it can to help guide you though the Tender process. Questions asked together with the response, will be made available to all firms quoting, to ensure a fair and consistent approach to all. If there is anything you are not sure of or need clarification of, then please contact us using the correspondence facility within the In-tend system.

Please review the 'Clarification' tab for any update or responses to any questions raised.

Deadline for Expressions of interest and availability of downloading documents Monday 16th July 2018.

Completed tenders and attachments should be submitted electronically, by the due date via out 'In-Tend' electronic tendering system. Tenders must be uploaded via the 'My Return' section of the system. Tenders submitted through the correspondence facility will not be considered.

Your tender must be submitted via the 'In-Tend' system no later than 12 Noon on Friday 20th July 2018

More information


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To express an interest, please log in or register on our electronic tendering system in order to view the necessary tendering documents and respond accordingly.

Please note that once you have registered on In-tend a separate action (expressing an Interest) is required to access the documents, you must click on the actual Tender you wish to access. We accept no liability if you have not expressed an interest in the tender.

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

About the buyer

Contact name

Barbara Alexander


Priory House
Monks Walk
SG17 5TQ
United Kingdom


0300 300 5316