Published date: 23 December 2021

Last edited date: 24 December 2021

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: 27 January 2022, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Real estate services - 70000000

  • Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis - 71241000

  • Urban planning and landscape architectural services - 71400000

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

23 December 2021

Closing date

27 January 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

29 March 2022

Contract end date

28 March 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

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A national framework agreement for the provision of estates management consultancy services relating to the use, management, acquisition, disposal and development of land and property, and associated services:

Lot 1A - Fixed Asset Valuation
Lot 1B - Rating Valuation
Lot 1C - General Valuation
Lot 2A - Commercial Agency
Lot 2B - Agricultural Agency
Lot 3 - Lease Management
Lot 4 - Property/Estate Management
Lot 5 - Strategic Asset Management and Development Consultancy
Lot 6 - Compulsory Purchase and Compensation
Lot 7 - Workplace and Workspace Management
Lot 8 - Planning Consultancy

All service providers will be required to confirm that all reports and recommendations will be approved by a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Lots 1-7) or Royal Town Planning Institute (Lot 8), or a relevant professional body of equivalent standing.

ESPO shall monitor the financial stability of the awarded service providers during the period of the framework by reference to credit ratings agency reports. ESPO shall obtain a credit score for the service provider on or before the framework start date as a base score, and where a significant change in the credit score is identified over the life of the framework agreement, ESPO reserves the right to investigate the reasons for this significant change. Depending on the severity of the changes, it will be at the sole discretion of ESPO to suspend or even permanently remove the service provider from the framework agreement.

ESPO shall monitor the service providers' performance against the set framework KPIs including the delivery of social value to customers by reference to the social value reports prepared by the service providers and/or by the Social Value Portal on behalf of the service providers to ESPO and the customer.

The framework agreement has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated includes the option period.

To tender: (a) Go to, (b) Register (c) Search for tender opportunity '2700_22' d) Express an interest (e) Download the tender from the website.

More information

Previous notice about this procurement

2700_22 Estates Management Professional Services

  • Opportunity
  • Published 23 December 2021


Additional text

As a Central Purchasing Body as defined in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the Framework Agreement is open for use by Public Bodies (defined at that also fall into one of the following classifications of user throughout all administrative regions of the UK: Local Authorities; Educational Establishments (including Academies); Central Government Departments and Agencies; Police, Fire & Rescue and Coastguard Emergency Services; NHS and HSC Bodies, including Ambulance Services; Registered Charities; Registered Social Landlords; The Corporate Office of the House of Lords, The Corporate Officer of the House of Commons; or any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament. Details of the classification of end user establishments and geographical areas are available at:

ESPO has established a commercial trading company, ESPO Trading Limited, whose target clients are third sector organisations such as national and local charities, public sector mutual organisations and other organisations involved in the delivery of services to or for the public sector. The successful Supplier may be asked to enter into an additional separate framework agreement (the Second Framework) with ESPO Trading Limited on materially similar terms to that found in the tender pack to be entered into by ESPO itself.

Any Second Framework agreement will be a purely commercial agreement and will, for the avoidance of doubt, not be governed by the Public Contract Regulations 2015 or other public procurement legislation. ESPO Trading Limited may enter into the second framework agreement with the successful supplier and make it available to third sector clients who themselves are not required to follow the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 or other public procurement legislation. Accordingly, this is provided for bidders' information only.

An eAuction process may be used to award subsequent call off contracts following the reopening of competition among the parties to the Framework Agreement.

About the buyer

Contact name

Place and Environment Procurement Team


Barnsdale Way, Grove Park
LE19 1ES
United Kingdom