FM21215 - Heat Network Zoning Pilot Programme - Zoning Technical Consultant (ZTC)

A Tender Notice

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Contract (Services)
3 year
28 Oct 2021
14 Jan 2022 to 13 Jan 2025
02 Dec 2021 11:00



Geochart for 1 buyers and 0 suppliers


The final date and time for the submission of bids is Thursday 2nd December 2021 at 11:00. DO NOT apply directly to the buyer. All tender information MUST be submitted through the Delta eSourcing Portal. Brief Description of Requirement UK Shared Business Services Limited (UK SBS) on behalf of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) invite you to response to this Request for Proposal in support of the BEIS Heat Network Zoning Pilot Programme. The purpose of this procurement is to establish a Framework Agreement for the appointment of up to a maximum of 15 suppliers to undertake the role of Zoning Technical Consultant(s). UK SBS is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (as may be amended from time to time) (the "Regulations"). This is a Services Framework Agreement being procured under the Open OJEU Procedure Regulations. BEIS are undertaking two simultaneous procurements in relation to the Programme: 1) Model Development Consultant(s) to develop model(s) to identify heat network zones 2) Zoning Technical Consultant(s) to work with local stakeholders to improve and refine the identification of heat network zones and undertake more detailed feasibility studies For absolute clarity, this procurement is only to appoint Zoning Technical Consultant(s) and the Model Development Consultant(s) is out of scope of this procurement activity. ZTCs are required to: engage with key stakeholders in allocated cities and towns; undertake heat network related data collection and analysis; update preliminary model outputs for the successful pilot implementation model using local data and information; and undertake more detailed heat network assessments and project development work, where required, to help progress identified heat network opportunities within zones. Circa 30 Local Authorities are being invited to participate in the Programme, the participating cities and towns will be confirmed on appointment.

CPV Codes

  • 09000000 - Petroleum products, fuel, electricity and other sources of energy
  • 71000000 - Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
  • 73200000 - Research and development consultancy services
  • 90700000 - Environmental services


  • Contract is suitable for SMEs.

Other Information

How to Apply UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) will be using the Delta eSourcing Portal for this procurement. To register on the Delta eSourcing portal please use the link and follow the instructions to register. If you are already registered on the Delta eSourcing Portal and wish to participate in this procurement, please use the link: and the follow the instructions to 'Log in' Once you are logged into the system you will be able to link yourself into this procurement using the Access Code: DZTH45A6R5 DO NOT APPLY DIRECTLY TO BUYER All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Procurement Regulations that apply to this opportunity. Responses must be received by the date and time in the tender documentation; responses received outside of the deadline or not sent via the Delta eSourcing portal will not be accepted or considered by the Contracting Authority further for this opportunity. Interested organisations should ensure that they allow a sufficiency of time, prior to the deadline to allow all sections to be completed in full and any attachments to be uploaded. As a user of the Delta eSourcing Portal you will have access to the Delta messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you, as well as other messages and updates in relation to any specific tender event. Please note that any and all information secured outside of the messaging service, shall have no merit or worth and should not be relied upon by any organisation submitting a tender response. Please note it is your organisations responsibility to access these messages on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information applicable to this opportunity. The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right: i. not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and ii. to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement; and under no circumstances as part of your organisations participation in this opportunity, will the Contracting Authority be liable for any costs incurred by any organisation as a result. If the Contracting Authority decides to enter into a contract with any successful organisation(s), this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of your organisation in doing so. About UK Shared Business Services UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) brings a commercial attitude to the public sector; helping our contracting authorities to improve efficiency, generate savings and modernise. Where UK SBS is not named as the Contracting Authority within the documentation, UK SBS will be acting as an agent on behalf of the Contracting Authority. Our broad range of expert services is shared by our customers. This allows our customers the freedom to focus resources on core activities; innovating and transforming their own organisations. For full details of our partner base please review the following link: Delta eSourcing Portal FM21215 - Final Tender Documentation FM21215 - Final Tender