BPA advert for Locks and Residential Security Devices

Procurement Mission UK

The American Embassy London intends to issue a Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) for the supply and installation of locks and other residential security devices.

The vendor must be able to supply and install door locks, window locks, grilles, doorframe strengthening devices, major door-viewers and letterbox protectors. The vendor must provide keys which are registered  and protected from duplication by anyone other than the vendor on behalf of the registered owner. Duplicate keys shall be provided by the vendor only when the request is accompanied by a signed letter of  authority, proof of registration and identity. Vendor is also required to provide a 24-hour emergency callout service and be able to provide service within the hour of the request (we have properties within and just  outside the M25).

Only companies or individuals specializing in this field should apply.

This advert and how to apply can be downloaded here as a PDF (1-page, PDF).

Solicitation Number                N/A
Advert Closing Date               COB (17:30 GMT on 10 February 2021


Registration in SAM

System for Award Management

It is now 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” at 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, a DUNS number and a NCAGE code are required. If you do not have this information, it will have to be obtained before registering. There is no cost involved, neither in obtaining the numbers, nor registering in SAM.

Interested parties are strongly encourage you to register their business as soon as possible to avoid any delay in making an award to the successful bidder. Please note individuals are exempt from SAM registration.

Further information as to how to register in SAM can also be obtained on request from londonproc@state.gov