Future opportunity

Vacant Property, Guardian & Mansafe Security Services Framework

  • Central & Cecil Housing Trust

F01: Prior information notice (reducing time limits for receipt of tenders)

Notice reference: 2024/S 000-007776

Published 12 March 2024, 8:53am

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

Central & Cecil Housing Trust

266 Waterloo Road






+44 2079225300


United Kingdom

NUTS code

UK - United Kingdom

Internet address(es)

Main address


Buyer's address


one.3) Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the above-mentioned address

one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

one.5) Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Vacant Property, Guardian & Mansafe Security Services Framework

two.1.2) Main CPV code

  • 79710000 - Security services

two.1.3) Type of contract


two.1.4) Short description

ProcurePublic is preparing to initiate a Framework tender for Vacant Property Security, Building Security services, including Fencing, Screens, CCTV, Guardians & Mansafe. The framework will succeed the 'Security and Vacant Property Framework' and will be open to all public sector bodies as classified by the latest Office for National Statistics (ONS) classification guide.

This Prior Information Notice serves to inform potential suppliers and interested parties about the upcoming framework. Further details and formal tender documentation will be made available upon release in Q2 2024. Please register your interest through the mytenders.co.uk portal.

two.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: £50,000,000

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

  • 35120000 - Surveillance and security systems and devices
  • 44212329 - Security screens
  • 50610000 - Repair and maintenance services of security equipment
  • 66131000 - Security brokerage services
  • 75241000 - Public security services
  • 79710000 - Security services

two.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The framework will cover a wide range of services aimed at ensuring security and safety across various public sector properties. These services include but are not limited to:

General Security Services: Comprehensive security solutions including security guards.

Vacant Property Security: Protection and monitoring to prevent unauthorised access and safeguard against vandalism or theft.

Vacant Site Security: Security measures for unoccupied construction sites or other vacant land areas.

Guardian Services: Involving the deployment of guardians to occupy vacant properties, providing live-in security

Mansafe systems: implemented to prevent falls and ensure the safety of personnel working at heights.

CCTV Towers: Installation and monitoring of CCTV towers for surveillance purposes.

Guardians: To occupy and oversee vacant properties, deterring unauthorised entry and ensuring property upkeep.

Waking Watch: Monitoring services to mitigate fire risks in high-rise buildings undergoing remediation works.

Alarms: Installation and maintenance of alarm systems to alert against intrusion or emergencies.

Barriers: Provision and installation of physical barriers to control access to premises.

Key Safes (including Bluetooth): Secure storage solutions for keys, including modern Bluetooth-enabled options for remote access control.

Steel Doors & Screens (and Aluminium): Installation of sturdy doors and screens to reinforce security.

Screens: Various types of screening options including Perma, Wood, and Polymer materials.

Net Curtains: Additional measures for privacy and security.

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

two.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice

17 April 2024

Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 10

four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

four.2) Administrative information

four.2.5) Scheduled date for start of award procedures

1 May 2024

Section six. Complementary information

six.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

six.3) Additional information

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=231407.

(MT Ref:231407)

six.4) Procedures for review

six.4.1) Review body

Public Procurement Review Service

Cabinet Office





+44 3450103503


United Kingdom

Internet address