Published date: 11 November 2020

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: 11 December 2020, 12pm

Contract summary


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Location of contract

England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland

Value of contract

£250,000,000 to £10,000,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

11 November 2020

Closing date

11 December 2020

Closing time


Contract start date

1 April 2021

Contract end date

3 December 2027

Contract type


Procedure type


Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



This procurement process is being conducted under the Innovation Partnership Procedure pursuant to Regulation 31 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 ("PCR 2015"). The procurement process for 'GLA 81649 - Retrofit Accelerator for Homes: deep retrofit of domestic properties' is being managed by TfL on behalf of the GLA, the "Client".

The Client wishes to appoint Solution Provider(s) on to a Framework through developmental stages for the purposes of:
(a) developing and creating a market solution that does not presently exist in the UK market: namely a scaleable performance assured standard 'whole house' net zero energy (NZE) solution for retrofitting homes at an economic price point;
(b) providing an effective route to market for pipeline projects from Housing Providers in respect of retrofit solutions for homes; and
(c) developing a robust supply chain to deliver NZE solutions as referred to at section (a).

The requirements are further described and detailed in the procurement documents. These are available free of charge with unrestricted and full direct access at the link provided below.

For the purpose of this procurement, "Solution Provider" refers to the potential suppliers bidding for the contract, i.e. the legal entity responsible for the Tender Submission.

A copy of the Contract Notice information published on the European Union (OJEU) website is available below

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The procurement process is being carried out electronically via the TfL's eTendering portal; ProContract from ProActis.

Interested suppliers can register at:
Interested suppliers are required to express their interest in this opportunity via the Portal as soon as possible and submit a completed Supplier Selection Questionnaire (SSQ) as stated within the procurement documents by the specified deadline 12 noon XX December 2020. Late tender submissions will not be accepted.

Any requests for clarification regarding this procurement must be submitted by the specified deadline via the Portal.

Please do not contact any TfL or GLA employees directly throughout the procurement process as it is imperative that the process remains fair and transparent to all applicants. Failure to comply may result in your submission being rejected by us.

Any clarifications regarding this procurement must be submitted to the Procurement Lead via the Portal.

Guidance on how to use the Portal is available on the front-page:
For any additional guidance and help on how to use the Portal please contact the Portal's Supplier HelpDesk which is available by email to:

About the buyer

Contact name

Tufail Ahmed


14 Pier Walk
SE10 0ES