Published date: 1 July 2021

Last edited date: 2 July 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: 4 August 2021, 4pm

Contract summary


  • Investigation and security services - 79700000

  • Sporting services - 92600000

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Value of contract

£0 to £160,000

Procurement reference

FWC2030 S&S Assessment

Published date

1 July 2021

Closing date

4 August 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

24 August 2021

Contract end date

31 March 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (OJEU)

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

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

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UK and Ireland 2030 FIFA World Cup Feasibility.

The Football Association and Government Authority partners (the 'Partners') of the UK and Ireland are assessing the feasibility of a 5-association bid for the 2030 FIFA World Cup. This includes a full and comprehensive assessment of the likely costs which would be incurred by prospective event partners to host the tournament.

Partners are now seeking to further develop cost appraisal work by assessing the safety and security requirements needed to deliver the event in the UK and Ireland.

Major and mega event safety and security expertise and demonstrable, extensive recent experience of working in the planning, implementation and delivery of safety and security measures at mega events is essential. Experience of working in the scoping and delivery of the full spectrum of safety and security solutions for major and mega events is also a prerequisite as is a comprehensive understanding of the private security industry in the UK & Ireland. The appointed party(ies) will have an advanced understanding of football and city specific safety and security requirements and will be expected to operate with the utmost discretion.

Interested suppliers should complete the Selection Questionnaire and send it to Todd Cooper at All suppliers will then be asked to sign a UK Sport confidentiality agreement, following which they will be sent the full Invitation to Tender document.

More information


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Please submit your completed SQ to by 1pm on 9 July 2021. If you pass, you will then be asked to sign a Confidentiality Agreement before more details on the project are released in the Invitation to Tender.

About the buyer

Contact name

Todd Cooper


21 Bloomsbury Street


Closing: 4 August 2021, 4pm