Future opportunity

Purchase of Standard and Specialist Vehicles

  • The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service

F01: Prior information notice (prior information only)

Notice reference: 2021/S 000-021685

Published 1 September 2021, 10:45pm

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service

9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street


L3 9PP




United Kingdom

NUTS code

UK - United Kingdom

Internet address(es)

Main address


one.2) Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

one.3) Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority

one.5) Main activity

Other activity

Public Procurement

Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Purchase of Standard and Specialist Vehicles

Reference number


two.1.2) Main CPV code

  • 34100000 - Motor vehicles

two.1.3) Type of contract


two.1.4) Short description

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the Authority intends to put in place a pan Government framework agreement for the provision of standard and specialist vehicles to be utilised by Central Government Departments and all other UK Public Sector Bodies, including Local Authorities, Health, Police, Fire and Rescue, Education, Devolved Administrations, British Crown Dependencies and British Overseas Territories, nationalised industry, voluntary bodies, charities and private sector organisations procuring on behalf of these bodies.

The framework agreement will replace the previous Vehicle Purchase framework agreement RM6060 and Vehicle Conversions dynamic purchasing system RM3814. The aim of the framework agreement is to appoint suppliers who will be responsible for either the complete supply chain from product development, vehicle manufacture, conversion and supply to customers through to after sales support, warranties and parts or vehicle conversion as a stand-alone service.

Further information is included in the Additional Information section VI.3

two.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: £4,000,000,000

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

  • 50117000 - Vehicle conversion and reconditioning services

two.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The lotting structure of this framework will be determined as a result of market engagement.

two.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice

3 January 2022

Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

Section six. Complementary information

six.3) Additional information

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) intends to hold a virtual Industry Day on Thursday 23rd September 2021 in order to engage with the market and gain feedback on the proposed framework agreement. If you wish to register an interest in attending the Industry Day please send an email clearly stating 'Industry Day' in the subject line to RM6244@crowncommercial.gov.uk including the following information:

— Name of Contact,

— Name of Organisation,

— Email address,

— Telephone number,

— Organisation website address.

Please submit the contact details for each representative who wishes to attend. Further details will be sent to you.

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will use an eSourcing system for this competition and reserves the right to use an electronic auction. The eSourcing system we will use is https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html

Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering and who will be entering into a framework agreement if invited to do so.

The value in II.1.5 is an indicative value over 4 years.

The date in II.3) is the estimated date of publication, please refer to the CCS website https://www.crowncommercial.gov.uk/agreements/upcoming Crown for updates and monitor https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Search for the publication of the contract notice.