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Facilities Management Marketplace

The current Crown Commercial Service framework for Facilities Management, RM1056, is due to expire in July 2019. It is expected that a new FM framework (RM3830) will be in place during 2018 and delivered in the following phases:

Phase 1 - OJEU 1 (Defence FM services, National/Localised Bundled FM) OJEU - Jan 18, Award - May 18
Phase 2 - OJEU 2 (Integrator, Security, Linen & Laundry, and Catering) OJEU - April 18, Award - August 18

Market Engagement

CCS have conducted a period of Market Engagement during Summer 2017, and are now refining the strategy and the underpinning documentation in readiness for the release of the contract notices. Please see the links to the presentations and Q&A documents at the foot of this page for information on the process undertaken, feedback received and the proposed structure.

It is envisaged that there will be further interaction with suppliers via events, webinars and written comms over the coming months.

If you have not yet registered interest in receiving updates and event invitations relating to the framework, or if you have any general queries, please e-mail nextgenfm[at][dot]uk

Consortia Interest

CCS has had a number of questions regarding joint ventures and consortia.  CCS can confirm that bids involving consortia, joint ventures and sub-contractors are welcomed. However, we can only contract with a single legal entity.  Therefore, you can:

  • Work together with other legal entities to form a consortium/JV.  If you do, you will need to choose a lead member who will submit the bid on behalf of the consortium/JV.  If you are forming a new legal entity, it will need to be in place by the framework award stage.
  • Bid with the named subcontractors to deliver parts of the requirements. 

If you are using either of these  options you will have to identify what each of the parties are contributing to the bid.

Should you need any further clarification, please respond with your question to


CCS has received a considerable amount of feedback from the market and supply chain in relation to the timing of the OJEU publication for the first phase of the FM Marketplace.

It has been our intention to publish the first OJEU for the FM Marketplace within this calendar year, on the 12th December 2017. Feedback suggests that placing the advert prior to the festive period would have a detrimental impact on the supplier market ability to participate comprehensively in the clarification process and provide CCS with the best tender responses possible. CCS had however, already allowed additional time within the tender period to compensate for supplier down-time over the festive period.

Having listened to the feedback and concerns from the market, we have therefore concluded that it would be beneficial to delay publication of the phase 1 competition from 12th December, to 3rd January 2018. This delay of around 2 weeks will have a limited impact on the tender timescales, therefore CCS feel the benefit of waiting until supply chain partners are fully resourced after the festive break warrants a limited delay in publication. The revised tender submission date for supplier returns will now be 12th February 2018.

CCS will endeavour to make various pieces of documentation available via this webpage as and when drafts are sufficiently complete, however we would like to stress that only documents issued in January with the publication of the OJEU advert, should be used to formulate tender responses and all previous drafts should be discarded.

Any further feedback on this or any other aspect of this procurement should be directed to the project mailbox nextgenfm[at][dot]uk.

Prior Information Notice (PIN) in OJEU

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Contract Notice in OJEU

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Download tender documents

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November 2017 Update

October 2017 Update


July 2017 Update

Please see event slides and Q&A from 13th July Feedback event.

June 2017 Update

Please see event slides from 6th June Engagement Event

May 2017 Update

Please see attached slides for further information on Next Gen FM Webinar held on 19 May 2017, as well as Questions and Answers  raised during the event.