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Security Procurement - Expressions of Interest

Created: 28th Jul 2021

Bristol Airport is required to provide a secure environment to support its operations which safeguards customers, airlines, ground personnel and the general public.

Bristol Airport is inviting expressions of interests from potential partners to take part in a two-stage tendering process for the provision of its security services at the Airport.

Security Services at the Airport includes but not limited to, the staffed security of its Central Search Areas and Hold Baggage Screening.

The procurement will run to the following timetable with suitable suppliers being able to express an interest and submit a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) through its e-tendering system In-Tend by Friday 20 August 2021.

The anticipated timescales for this procurement are as follows:-

Expressions of interest/PQQs Deadline – 20th August 2021

PQQ Shortlisted – 27th August 2021

Invitation to Tenders issued to Shortlist – W/C 6th September 2021

Tender Deadline – 15th October 2021

Evaluation Period (including interviews if required) – 15th October – 24th November 2021

Intention to Award – 26th November 2021

Award – 10th January 2022

Contract Start – 1st April 2022

Contract Term – 3 years with the option to extend for up to a period of 5 years


Suppliers are invited to express an interest and respond to our PQQ by visiting our dedicated e-tendering site In-tend.

Graeme Gamble, Chief Operating Officer, Bristol Airport said:

We are inviting businesses to tender for the security services at Bristol Airport.  The preferred partners are likely to be a UK, international or local company with previous airport and airline security expertise and knowledge.  Bristol Airport is a fast paced and dynamic environment with innovation and new ways of working central to our business. We are looking for key business partners to provide a first-class security service to our customers, airlines and other partners based at the Airport meeting the same core strategic values.”

Alternatively, if you wish further information, please contact the Procurement Department at [email protected]