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Security Procurement - Expressions of Interest

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.

Bristol Airport is committed to providing a secure environment to support its operations which safeguards everyone who works or travels through the Airport.  

Security Services at the Airport includes but not limited to, the staffed security of its Passenger and Staff Screening Areas.

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 Monday 24th June 2024.  

The anticipated timescales for this procurement are as follows:-

Expressions of interest/PQQs Deadline – 24th June 2024

PQQ Shortlisted – 19th July 2024

Invitation to Tenders issued to Shortlist – W/C 22nd July 2024

Tender Deadline – 30th August 2024

Evaluation Period (including interviews if required) – September 2024

Intention to Award – 25th October 2024

Award – 31st December 2024

Contract Start – 1st April 2025

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 have 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]