Contract Solicitations & Procurement

Embassy contract solicitations and procurement
Embassy contract solicitations and procurement

Welcome to the Procurement Section of the General Services Office of the U.S. Embassy in London!

On this page you will be able to find solicitations issued by the Embassy of the United States of America in London for the acquisition of commodities and/or services.
Also posted are services required by the U.S. Consulates General in Belfast and Edinburgh.

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Our Current Contract Solicitations

The American Embassy London has a requirement for Legal Services in connection with the leasehold enfranchisement for four (4) residential properties and the intent to acquire the freehold interest in the said properties in London, United Kingdom.

For full details and RFQ documents, please visit www.SAM.gov and see Contract Opportunity 19UK5624Q0020 – Legal Services – Leasehold Enfranchisement & Acquisition of Freehold Interest.

Posted February 8, 2024 until February 23, 2024

The American Embassy London has a requirement to replace telephone service from Copper ISDN30 & Copper IDD/PSTN voice services to full fiber delivery with a redundant path for survivability to 33 Nine Elms Lane.

For full details and RFQ documents, please visit www.SAM.gov and see Contract Opportunity 19UK5624Q0021 – Telephone System Copper to Fiber Migration.

Posted February 8, 2024 until March 12, 2024

EVENT SERVICES

Please note this is not a request for quotation (RFQ); this is for pre-solicitation / informational purposes only. The Embassy will not make any awards based on responses received to this notice.

If there is a requirement for goods or services which you have indicated you can provide, we will send you the RFQ package so your company can participate in the solicitation.

The U.S. Embassy London will be holding an outdoor reception which requires a variety of services from contractors, including but not limited to catering, sound and lighting, provision of marquees, and provision of theming and décor.

The event will be held in London. Suitably qualified contractors offering the following services are invited to respond to this advert, stating which services they would be interested in providing.

• Catering and related services, including but not limited to provision of catering and waiting staff, hire of crockery and linens
• Provision of marquees
• Provision of staging
• Provision of sound
• Provision of lighting
• Provision of low altitude firework displays
• Theming and décor
• Provision of furniture for temporary hire
• Provision of electrical service/generators
• Provision of portable toilet and washroom facilities
• Provision of mobile refrigeration and freezer units
• Provision of golf carts for temporary hire
• Provision of security barriers
• Waste/recycling removal
• Provision of temporary surfaces for access and ground protection
• Provision of prints for programs and sponsor boards
• Traffic management services
• Food truck services

Respondents to this advert will be contacted with the Government’s RFQ and details of when and where a site visit will be held, should one be applicable for the requirement.

All awards to Contractors are made to the lowest priced technically acceptable offeror who is a responsible Contractor. The Government may award a Purchase Order / Contract based on an initial offer without discussion. Any awards made are firm fixed price type agreements, and payments forservices will be made after the event based on quantities and unit prices only to the extent specifically provided in the contract. Contractors should submit invoices for payment after full completion of the services. Payment is made by electronic funds transfer to contractor’s bank account.

All U.S. Government Contractors receiving an award valued at $30,000 USD or greater must register in the System for Award Management (SAM) Database www.sam.gov prior to contract award pursuant to FAR provision 52.204-7. The website compiles standard information such as company legal name, street address, contact information, and the kinds of goods and services offered. There is no cost involved, neither in obtaining the NCAGE code nor to register in SAM. Therefore, prospective offerors are encouraged to register prior to the submittal of quotations/proposals to avoid any delay in making a future award. Please see the attached instructions for guidance on how to register.

If you are interested in being included in a future RFQ for any of the above services, please contact the London Procurement Team at the following email address: LondonProc@state.gov Please use the subject line “Provision of event services” and include the following information clearly within the body of the email:

• Company Name and full business address
• The service/services which can be provided
• Contact name, email and telephone number of the person or persons who should be sent any RFQ documentation
Only companies/individuals specializing in these fields should apply.

Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2024, for 30 days

The full advert including contact details can be downloaded here as a PDF (1-page, PDF)

Expressions of interest due by 17:00 UK time on March 4, 2024

 

The U.S. Mission to the United Kingdom intends to issue a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) for an on-call provision of warehouse laundry services. To be eligible, the vendor must have a store located within 12 miles of the U.S. Embassy in London from where the supplies can be picked up.

Only companies or individuals specializing in this field should apply by providing an indicative pricing information.

It is compulsory for all companies doing business with the U.S. Government valued over $30,000 to register on a website called “SAM – System for Award Management” www.sam.gov. The website compiles standard information such as company legal name, street address, contact information, and what kind of goods and services it offers. To register in SAM, an NCAGE code and a UEI number are required. If you do not have this information, it must be obtained before registering. There is no cost involved, neither in obtaining the numbers, nor in registering for SAM. Interested parties are strongly encouraged to register their business as soon as possible to avoid any delay in making an award to the successful bidder.

Interested parties should review the attached Statement of Work, FAR Clauses and Registering SAM Instructions. Submissions including the information requested in the Statement of Work should be sent to the following email address: londonproc@state.gov.

Please include the reference # 19UK5624A0013 in your email subject line.

Posted on Thursday, January 25, 2024, for 30 days.

The full advert including contact details can be downloaded here as a PDF (1-page, PDF)

Expressions of Interest due by 17h00 UK time on Tu, February 27, 2024.