Foreign & Commonwealth Office Procurement

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Buyer summary

Over the past year, Foreign & Commonwealth Office* has publised 518 public procurement notices. Of these, 282 are tenders and 204 are awards. There are 327 unique titles.

The following chart shows contract value against the date of publication.

(Scatter chart with 518 data points.)
Location map

Operating locations

178 identifiable addresss were found. The main buyer location is London in region London. From published data, 27% of Foreign & Commonwealth Office's suppliers belong to the same region.

(UK geochart with 5 buyer locations and 173 supplier locations.)

Buyer locations:

  • London - 517

Suppliers per region:

  • London - 46
  • None - 19
  • South East - 17
  • West Midlands - 5
  • South West - 5
  • East of England - 4
  • Yorkshire and The Humber - 3
  • Virginia - 3
  • Scotland - 2
  • National Capital District - 2
  • Addis Ababa - 2
  • Maryland - 2
  • Shanghai - 2
  • Brussels Capital - 2
  • Saint Michael - 2
  • Ile-de-France - 2
  • City of Zagreb - 2
  • Valencia - 2
  • Dubai - 2
  • Istanbul - 2
  • Ankara - 2
  • North West - 1
  • California - 1
  • Texas - 1
  • Distrito da Guarda - 1
  • Thành Phố Hà Nội - 1
  • Muscat - 1
  • Phnom Penh - 1
  • Chuyskaya Oblast’ - 1
  • Yangon Region - 1
  • Région de Rabat-Salé-Zemmour-Zaër - 1
  • Canton Luxembourg - 1
  • Beijing Shi - 1
  • Canton Grisons - 1
  • Leinster - 1
  • Piemont - 1
  • Geneva - 1
  • Kyiv City - 1
  • Changwat Uttaradit - 1
  • Municipiul Chişinău - 1
  • Tokyo - 1
  • Masovian Voivodeship - 1
  • Qarku i Durrësit - 1
  • Chaguanas - 1
  • Aragon - 1
  • Astana Qalasy - 1
  • K'alak'i T'bilisi - 1
  • Baku City - 1
  • Region of Bratislava - 1
  • Région du Grand Casablanca - 1
  • Muḩāfaz̧at Masqaţ - 1
  • Cyprus - 1
  • Tōkyō - 1
  • Gibraltar - 1
  • Prague - 1
  • Wallonia - 1
  • Grand Est - 1
  • Brandenburg - 1
  • Northern Ireland - 1
  • Stockholm County - 1
  • Kardzhali - 1
  • Área Metropolitana de Lisboa - 1
  • Dushanbe - 1
  • Kabul - 1
  • Hong Kong - 1
  • Metro Manila - 1
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Pin notices

17 published pin notices. (27 including duplicates.)

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Tender notices

207 published tender notices. (282 including duplicates.)

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Award notices

196 published award notices. (204 including duplicates.)

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Update notices

5 published update notices.

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Popular suppliers

Below is a summary of contract awards per supplier. The table is restricted to suppliers who have also served other buyers.

Supplier name Region Unique awards Max. single award
ENVIRONMENT
Mott Macdonald London 1 £30M
Ove Arup & Partners London 1 £10M
Adam Smith London 1 £10M
Pricewaterhouse Coopers London 1 £8M
Ernst & Young London 1 £3M
PA Consulting London 1 £99K
Exova Muḩāfaz̧at Masqaţ 1 £___
PROFESSIONAL
Ernst & Young London 2 £26M
DAI Europe East of England 2 £24M
KPMG London 1 £10M
Itad South East 1 £4M
ICF Consulting Services London 2 £4M
WYG Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £3M
Knight Frank London 2 £2M
Accipio London 1 £2M
Care London 1 £995K
British Council London 1 £485K
Groundtruth Consulting South East 1 £369K
Oxford Policy Management South East 1 £191K
Adam Smith London 1 £100K
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment London 1 £95K
Ridge & Partners South East 1 £32K
Alma Economics London 1 £25K
China Britain Business Council Beijing Shi 1 £___
IMC Worldwide South East 1 £___
Vivid Economics London 1 £___
FINANCE
Pricewaterhousecoopers London 2 £20M
DAI Europe East of England 1 £19M
Mott Macdonald London 3 £14M
Ernst & Young London 2 £___
DAI Europe London 1 £___
Deloitte London 1 £___
IMC Worldwide South East 1 £___
Mckinsey London 1 £___
Pricewaterhouse Coopers London 1 £___
TRANSPORT
Babcock Vehicle Engineering West Midlands 2 £12M
Fco Services South East 3 £52K
CONSTRUCTION
Gilbert Ash Northern Ireland 1 £10M
Impulse Engineering South East 2 £453K
DEFENCE
Coffey International Development London 1 £6M
Adam Smith None 1 £___
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment None 1 £___
Agencia Consulting None 1 £___
Aktis Strategy None 1 £___
Ark Group DMCC None 1 £___
Bdo None 1 £___
British Council None 1 £___
Cardno Emerging Markets None 1 £___
Care None 1 £___
Chemonics None 1 £___
Christian Aid None 1 £___
Coffey International Development None 1 £___
Crown Agents None 1 £___
DAI Europe None 1 £___
Ecorys None 1 £___
Fco Services None 1 £___
G4S None 1 £___
ICF Consulting Services None 1 £___
IMC Worldwide None 1 £___
Integrity Research & Consultancy None 1 £___
Itad None 1 £___
M&C Saatchi None 1 £___
Mott Macdonald None 1 £___
Optima Defence & Security Group None 1 £___
Oxford Policy Management None 1 £___
Palladium None 1 £___
Pricewaterhousecoopers None 1 £___
Public Administration None 1 £___
Saferworld None 1 £___
Ska International Group None 1 £___
Stratagem Consulting None 1 £___
Transtec Wallonia 1 £___
Voluntary Service Overseas None 1 £___
WYG Management Services None 1 £___
TECHNOLOGY
Allied Publicity Services Manchester North West 1 £4M
Iizuka Software Technologies West Midlands 1 £3M
North Highland London 6 £2M
Augmentas Group South East 1 £1M
Somerford Associates South West 1 £714K
Computacenter U K East of England 1 £381K
Insight Direct Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £287K
Fivium London 1 £277K
Mozaic Services London 1 £200K
Nettitude West Midlands 1 £165K
LA International Computer Consultants West Midlands 1 £124K
Condeco London 1 £116K
Geoxphere South East 1 £100K
Client Managers Toolkit South West 1 £71K
Evodia South East 1 £30K
Fidus Information Security East of England 1 £10K
OFFICE
Optima Defence & Security Group South West 1 £2M
Coffey International Development South East 1 £1000K
ENERGY
Engie None 1 £707K
INDUSTRIAL
Cogent Electrical Services London 1 £___
SG Electrical Solutions East of England 1 £___

Contract values

Foreign & Commonwealth Office provided financial information for 55% of its published procurement notices. The total maximum value excluding duplicates is £2B.

(Histogram showing the prevelance of contracts in each value band.)
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Notice types

The buyer publishes procurement notices in Contracts Finder and OJEU. There is a 12% duplication rate between the two portals. Below are 11 document types.

Short type Full type Total published Past 30 days
OJEU
tender Tender Notice 53 7
tender Tender Notice (Defence) 7 2
award Contract Award Notice 30 1
award Voluntary Ex-Ante Transparency (VEAT) Notice 2 0
award Contract Award Notice (Defence) 2 0
pin Prior Information Notice 7 0
update Contract Addendum Notice 5 2
Contracts Finder
tender Tender Notice 222 31
award Contract Award Notice 170 22
pin Pipeline Notice 11 0
pin Pre-Procuement Notice 9 1
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Buyer names

This report covers buyer names that begin: FOREIGN COMMONWEALTH OFFICE*.

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Collaborative procurement

The buyer has worked in association with other buyers.

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  • None

Further information

The following websites have been found in published notices.