Published date: 7 May 2024

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: 29 May 2024, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Research consultancy services - 73210000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£100,000 to £500,000

Procurement reference


Published date

7 May 2024

Closing date

29 May 2024

Closing time


Contract start date

16 July 2024

Contract end date

15 July 2027

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



UK Heritage Pulse is an established collaborative data and insight project for the UK's heritage sector. It is managed by a consortium of partners and supporters convened by The National Lottery Heritage Fund and Historic England. UK Heritage Pulse aims to generate timely and relevant learning on topics affecting the heritage sector to inform the Heritage Fund, partners and others working to support heritage. This knowledge sharing offers an insight into the priorities of the sector and their experiences help shape our response to critical issues. We are seeking a supplier to maintain, run and grow the existing panel, undertake a programme of collaborative research with a fast turnaround and increase our response rates and manage the Heritage Fund's UK Heritage Pulse database of panellists for a 3 year contract period.

More information


Additional text

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement. The date and time provided at item 10 Deadline for Expressions of Interest - is the date and time for the receipt of Tenders. All clarification questions and tender returns must be submitted through the Delta E- tendering Portal.
Responses to clarification questions will be issued in batches and sent through the Delta portal and bidders should ensure that they check in regularly for these.
Item 9 - Estimated value of requirement please note that the Heritage Fund has a maximum budget and this is detailed in the ITT

About the buyer

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4th Floor Cannon Bridge House
25 Dowgate Hill