Talking Tenders with The City of Edinburgh Council - Hard FM Services Sub-Contracting

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Monday 7 December 2020, 10.30am-12:00pm

Partner Event

The City of Edinburgh Council is currently out to tender for two Hard FM Services Delivery Partners to support the Council in delivering its commercial property repair and maintenance programme. The Contract opportunity is for a 10-year period and the estimated contract value is £150m - £180m. In partnership with the Supplier Development Programme, The City of Edinburgh Council plans to engage with suppliers of all sizes to fulfil the requirements of this procurement exercise.

The scope includes 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 this tender exercise are invited to attend a free Talking Tenders webinar event with The City of Edinburgh Council in partnership with the Supplier Development Programme.

The Talking Tenders webinar will give you the opportunity to gain insight into the contract opportunity and provide details of the key individuals from the pool of primary contractors 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.


  • Welcome
  • Presentation by The City of Edinburgh Council Procurement on the opportunity, and the importance of local and SME presence in the contract delivery, including community benefits requirements and the Construction Charter
  • Short introduction of each primary contractor bidder, with information on each company and contact details
  • Presentation from the Supplier Development Programme about further support available to ensure you are 'tender ready' for upcoming subcontracting opportunities related to this contract

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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