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Council homes Fire Risk Assessment – Award of Tender

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Bristol City Council wishes to appoint an experienced Fire Safety Consultant to carry out Fire Risk Assessments (FRAs). The objective of the FRA’s is to assess measures that facilitate the protection of people from fire and to advise on compliance with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
The Procurement Route selected for this project was: further Competition using an existing Framework Agreement (Procurement For Housing: Fire Safety Consultancy Framework – Lot 1)
The tender was evaluated according to the published evaluation criteria.
After completing the quality and social value scoring and adding this to price weighting, the most economically advantageous tender received was from Fire Compliance Management Services Ltd.


To award the contact for Fire Risk Assessments to Fire Compliance Management Service Ltd.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - Building Control have previously provided this service for Homes and Landlord Service, but can no longer fulfil this role due to changes in the Building Control function responding to new Building Safety Regulations. The option to directly employ assessors was rejected as the consultants will add value which will assist the service significantly.
Option 2 -
Option 3 -

Publication date: 23/03/2023

Date of decision: 21/02/2023