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UK-London: Services furnished by business, professional and specialist organisations.

Preliminary Questions
This notice is for prior information only: Yes
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: No
This notice is a call for competition: No

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 7584380743, Email:
Main Address:
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No .

I.3) Communication
Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned address

I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity:
Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement - 1
II.1.1) Title: Games-wide evaluation for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games
Reference number: 102208
II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:
98110000 - Services furnished by business, professional and specialist organisations.
II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description:
The purpose of this Prior Information Notice (PIN) is to alert potential suppliers to an opportunity in relation to the provision of evaluation services to conduct games-wide evaluation of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) are issuing a Request for Information (RFI) which consists of background information of the requirement and an online questionnaire, in which we are seeking responses from interested supppliers, relating to the delivery of the potential Services.

There is no guarantee that this RFI will result in a Competitive tender.

Responding or not responding to this RFI will not affect any tender process.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 1,238,000 - GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided

II.2) Lot Description
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
73000000 - Research and development services and related consultancy services.
73110000 - Research services.
73210000 - Research consultancy services.
79419000 - Evaluation consultancy services.
II.2.3) Place of performance:
Region Codes:
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
The main aim of the games-wide evaluation will be to assess and measure the outputs, outcomes and impacts of the games at the local, city, regional and national levels. The budget for this piece of work, to be delivered between early 2021 and summer 2023, is proposed at 1.238m (exclusive of VAT).

In summary, the scope of evaluation work will cover:
- The economic, social and environmental impacts associated with delivering the games as well as the impacts of the legacy activities attached to it, before, during and after the event.
- How the legacy arrangements were organised and delivered, focussed on a process evaluation.
- The distribution of the impacts, looking at where and who has benefited the most from the games.
- Identification of lessons learned for future stakeholders to draw on.
II.2.14) Additional information
Not Provided

II.3) Estimated Date of publication

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - YES

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.3) Additional Information:
1. The Authority is providing potential bidders the opportunity to review an outline of the services required for the programme evaluation of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and provide feedback via an online market sounding questionnaire.

The Authority is seeking responses to the questionnaire by midday on 09.12.2020.

2. The Authority wants to gauge the market interest in this procurement.

3. Please be advised that the estimated value of this requirement cannot be derived until the
completion of the pre-market engagement activities.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
GO-20201130-PRO-17440805 TKR-20201130-PRO-17440804

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 30/11/2020

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