Talking Tenders with Robertson FM

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Hard FM Supply Chain for the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service

Thursday 13 January 2022, 10:30-11:30am

Partner Event

In partnership with the Supplier Development Programme, Robertson FM would like to engage with suppliers of all sizes to fulfil the requirements of an upcoming contract with the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service.

Robertson FM is interested in engaging with suppliers for the full provision of Hard FM Services including, but not limited to: roofs and roof drainage, floors and floor finishes, stairs, ceilings, external and internal doors, external walls and finishes, windows, internal walls/ partitions and finishes, external pipework, sanitary services, fixtures and fittings, plumbing, signage, fixed furniture and fittings, external circulation routes including playgrounds and hardstandings, external furniture, external drainage, external signage, and boundary walls, fences and gates; heating and domestic hot water boilers, oil fired boilers, gas fired boilers, chimney sweeping, feed/ expansion tanks, induced draught fans, combustion air paths, oil storage tanks, boiler efficiency testing, gas fires, heating systems, ventilation inspections, battery operated smoke detectors, AC equipment, smoke vent systems, extraction units, air handling units, air conditioning units, catering equipment, deep cleaning of kitchen canopies and extract ductwork, refrigeration, pressurised hot water plant, distribution boards, electrical fixed wire testing, portable appliance testing, general lighting, lighting rigs, emergency lighting, standby generators, battery equipment, alternators, fire fighting equipment, fire blankets, carbon monoxide sensors, defibrillators and lightning protection, lifts and escalators, intruder alarms and CCTV.

Potential manufacturers, suppliers and sub-contractors interested in potential forthcoming sub-contracting opportunities related to the Scottish Fire & Rescue tender exercise are invited to attend a free Talking Tenders webinar event with Robertson FM in partnership with the Supplier Development Programme.

This webinar will be of interest to businesses located on island communities and remote areas of Scotland that may be able to provide goods, works and services in relation to Hard FM. Businesses are encouraged to attend, particularly in local authorities such as:

  • Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
  • Orkney Islands Council
  • Shetland Islands Council
  • Highland Council
  • Moray Council
  • Argyll and Bute Council
  • Aberdeen City Council
  • Aberdeenshire Council
  • Angus Council

This Talking Tenders webinar will give you the opportunity to gain insight into the contract opportunity and provide details of the key individuals from a primary contractor, Robertson FM, to allow you to offer your services or products to support their live tendering proposals. This event would also suit third sector organisations who may benefit from the community benefits clauses and/or provision of elements of the scope.  

This engagement webinar is the first of several that are planned throughout the duration of the contract with Scottish Fire & Rescue Service, to demonstrate an open and transparent supply chain in relation to Community Wealth Building.


10:30am      Introduction from SDP

10:35am      Welcome from Scottish Fire & Rescue Service Procurement by Donna Fallon, Procurement Category Lead

  • Overview of the contract 

10:45am      Presentation from Robertson FM presented by Sean Hunter, Operation Director and Neil Whannell, Head of Technical Services

  • Key projects
  • Key points of contract
  • Health and Safety Requirements
  • How to register/apply for opportunities with Robertson FM
  • Timeline
  • Important points on supply chain engagement

11:05am       Q&A / Next steps

11:30am       Session closes  

More Information

Please register your place in advance by logging into your free SDP account. You can attend the webinar from the comfort of your own desk – the joining instructions and link will be emailed to you the day before this event. To prepare, you can access SDP's top tips on how to join a webinar, or alternatively please email if you have any further questions about the joining process.

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