Published date: 8 August 2018

Awarded contract - This means that the contract has been awarded to a supplier.

Closing: 28 March 2018

Contract summary


  • Insulators and insulating fittings - 44111500

  • Electrical insulating fittings - 44111530

  • Building fittings - 44115000

    • Refurbishment work - 45453100

    • Repair and maintenance services of building installations - 50700000

Location of contract


Value of contract

£1,500,000 to £2,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

8 August 2018

Closing date

28 March 2018

Contract start date

11 June 2018

Contract end date

20 August 2018

Contract type


Procedure type

Other: Restricted Procedure (Non OJEU)

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The final date and time for the submission of bids is Wednesday 28th March 2018 at 11:00

DO NOT apply directly to the buyer.

All tender information MUST be submitted through the CCS eSourcing Portal.

Brief Description of Requirement

The purpose of this contract is to complete a full Cat B office fit-out to levels 3 and 4 of 58 Victoria Embankment, London for UK Research and Innovation. The proposed offices should accommodate up to 140 staff.

This scheme will provide a new environment for agile and collaborative working, and will continue to promote efficient working practises, improve overall output of the business unit, and provide a positive message to employees, competitors and visitors. This new office will combine the seven Research Councils, Innovate UK and Research England and deliver a new platform for exchange of ideas and knowledge through employee engagement.
It will reflect a high standard of execution with regard to the design concept, materials, finishes and construction details.

The project comprises the refurbishment and fit-out of two floors of an existing office building and consists of an open plan office environment with meeting rooms, spaces for different activity based work settings, large teapoint / breakout, print area, storage and a server room. The building is occupied and is currently multi- tenanted. The impact of this on access and working times may need to be considered.

Full details of this requirement can be found appended to this notice.
This contract will be awarded based on the evaluation criteria set out in the RFI document.

The contracting Authority will be taking through to the RFQ stage the top 5 scoring suppliers, further details of this can be found within the RFI Document.

How to Apply

As part of the strategic alliance between UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) and Crown Commercial Service (CCS), UK SBS will be using the CCS eSourcing Suite for this procurement.

To register on the CCS eSourcing portal please follow the details contained within the Additional Information section of this notice.

If you are already registered on the CCS eSourcing portal and wish to register your interest in this opportunity please email;

Your email must clearly state:
• the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for;
• the name of the registered Bidder;
• the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email.

Please disregard any content in this notice that requests your organisation "to apply directly to the buyer" as this unfortunately a system generated error, that is outside of the Contracting Authorities control.

More information

Previous notice about this procurement

FM18007 UKRI Office Fit Out 58 Victoria Embankment - London

  • Opportunity
  • Published 12 March 2018



Additional text


All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts)

Responses must be received by the date in the tender documentation; responses received outside of the deadline or not sent via the eSourcing portal will not be accepted or considered further for this opportunity.

How to Register on the CCS eSourcing Suite

If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at by following the link 'Register for CCS eSourcing'.

Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so.

Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing

Your email must clearly state:
• name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for;
• name of the registered Bidder;
• name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email.

Crown Commercial Service will process the email and then enable the Bidder to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing Suite. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done. The Sourcing documents can then be accessed on the eSourcing Suite at: using the instructions detailed in the Specification documents within Contracts Finder.

As a user of the e-Sourcing Suite you will have access to Emptoris email messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific RFX event.

Please note it is your responsibility to access these emails on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information.

For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service Helpdesk: Telephone: 0345 010 3503

Training documents to support Bidders to utilise Emptoris CCS eSourcing are available in the Contracts Finder Tender documents section.

About UK Shared Business Services

UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) brings a commercial attitude to the public sector; helping our contracting authorities to improve efficiency, generate savings and modernise.

Where UK SBS is not named as the Contracting Authority within the documentation, UK SBS will be acting as an agent on behalf of the Contracting Authority.

Our broad range of expert services is shared by our customers. This allows our customers the freedom to focus resources on core activities; innovating and transforming their own organisations.

For full details of our partne

Award information

Awarded date

13 June 2018

Contract start date

21 June 2018

Contract end date

24 September 2018

Total value of contract


This contract was awarded to 1 supplier.

BW Interiors Ltd


5 Old Bailey



Value of contract


Supplier is SME?


Supplier is VCSE?


About the buyer

Contact name

Rebecca Fish


Polaris House


01793 867133 ext 7133