Published date: 11 August 2021

Closed early engagement

Closing date: 30 September 2021

Contract summary


  • Landscaping work - 45112700

  • Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work - 45200000

  • Building installation work - 45300000

    • Building completion work - 45400000

    • Hire of construction and civil engineering machinery and equipment with operator - 45500000

    • Canteen and catering services - 55500000

    • Special-purpose road passenger-transport services - 60130000

    • Security services - 79710000

    • Guard services - 79713000

    • Building and facilities management services - 79993000

    • Education and training services - 80000000

    • Health services - 85100000

    • Accommodation cleaning services - 90911100

    • Recreational, cultural and sporting services - 92000000

    • Religious services - 98131000

    • Accommodation services - 98341000

    • Housekeeping services - 98341110

Location of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

11 August 2021

Closing date

30 September 2021

Contract type

Service contract

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The Home Office plans to contract for the provision of design, build or renovation and operation of national Accommodation Centres. Including the subsequent service provision including management, maintenance and related works and services

The content of this PIN, including the nature of works and services, may be the subject to change.

More information

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BackgroundThe New Plan for Immigration includes proposals to introduce new asylum accommodation centres to provide accommodation and support while processing the claims of asylum seekers (in accordance with part 2 of the Nationality, Immigration and Asylum Act 2002 ). Service Outcomes The Home Office seeks a commercial partner(s) that can support it to deliver the following service outcomes:• Support Service Users to effectively process their asylum claim;• Provide accommodation that is consistent with HMG's environmental standards, and statutory / legal obligations and guidance and in line with Industry Best Practice;• Deliver accommodation provision (when all accommodation centres are online) for up to c.8,000 service users;• Ensure Service Users are able to be accommodated for periods up to six months.• Provide associated support services that include but are not limited to Healthcare, Safeguarding and Education;• Support Service Users to effectively process their asylum claim;• Support the Home Office to process asylum claims more efficiently thereby providing assurance to Service Users. • Deliver a swift programme of delivery to reduce capacity issues in the asylum estate.Service Delivery and ImplementationThe Home Office is considering its service delivery and implementation approach for a national portfolio of accommodation centres. The intention is for these sites to include both accommodation and support services. The Home Office eSourcing portal is used for sourcing activities. Please follow the steps below to register your interest:1. To express an interest, participants must first be registered on the Home Office eSourcing Suite. If you have not yet registered, this can be done online at by following the Register Here Link . 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 and who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so.2. Email: 3. Title of email: Accommodation Centres Procurement EOIEmail to include: Organisation name, Contact name, E-mail address and telephone number. Once above steps are completed, documents will be made available via the portal, subject to parties signing a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA).An Industry Day will be held for interested Suppliers on a date to be confirmed. Further details for the Industry Day will follow upon receipt of a signed NDA.The content of this PIN, including the nature of works and services, may be the subject to change.

About the buyer

Contact name

Accommodation Centres Procurement Team


2 Marsham Street