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Current tenders

This page features all current tenders with a value of £20k and over.

These tenders also appear on The Chest. To register with The Chest for regular updates on new tender opportunities, please go to the 'Suppliers' area' on the site and click on 'Register free'.

Tenders with a value that exceeds the current EU threshold will also be advertised in the Official Journal of the European Union.

You can download our Guide to Conducting Business with LCC for help with tendering.

Please note that all tender details may be subject to amendments without prior notice.

To view our current contracts please visit the contract register on The Chest website.

External Family Support Service

Liverpool City Council is seeking to enter into a partnership with a suitably qualified organisation to enhance and extend the provision of support services to children and families in Liverpool.

The successful contractor must deliver the agreed level of service provision in line with all aspects outlined in the service specification no later than three months after receiving formal notification of the success of their application.

How to apply

To tender, your company must register on The Chest (Due North) by going to the suppliers area and clicking on “Register free”. Once you have registered go to the “My opportunities” section of the site and follow the instructions on how to make a submission.

Tender Ref:
9V5M-7BHUS9
Closing Date:
Monday 20 April 2015 5:00 PM

Provider for Special Education Needs (SEN) Schools

 Liverpool City Council invites expressions of interest from private operators (the ‘Provider’) of special school facilities that could provide educational services for pupils with individual special educational needs to operate out of a third school built by the Council as part of the campus.

The Provider would then lease the building from the Council under an annum rent and rentalised capital contribution (for the capital costs of the building).

How to apply

To tender, your company must register on The Chest (Due North) by going to the suppliers area and clicking on “Register free”. Once you have registered go to the “My opportunities” section of the site and follow the instructions on how to make a submission.

Tender Ref:
9V7F-KXCJTP
Closing Date:
Friday 24 April 2015 4:00 PM

2015 Lister Junior and Infants School Heating Refurbishment - Phase 2

Liverpool City Council (on behalf of Mouchel) invites bids from suitably experienced and qualified companies for the above contract.

The anticipated start date is July 2015 and to be completed within 7 weeks.

To tender, please register on The Chest (Due North) by going to the suppliers area and clicking on “Register free”. Once you have registered go to the “My opportunities” section of the site and follow the instructions on how to make a submission.

Tender Ref:
9V6P-ML9QGF
Closing Date:
Friday 24 April 2015 4:00 PM

Anfield Road Primary School - Phase 2

Liverpool City Council (on behalf of Mouchel) invites bids from suitably experienced and qualified companies for the above contract.

Remodelling of Year 4 classrooms including toilet refurbishment; refurbishment of a single office; strengthening of a structure in 2No staircases; improvements to hot and cold water services; renewal of flat and pitched roof coverings and replacement of rainwater goods The anticipated start date is June 2015 and to be completed within 18 weeks.

To tender, please register on The Chest (Due North) by going to the suppliers area and clicking on “Register free”. Once you have registered go to the “My opportunities” section of the site and follow the instructions on how to make a submission.

Tender Ref:
9V6G-LCQRE9
Closing Date:
Friday 24 April 2015 4:00 PM

Official festival merchandise supplier for Liverpool International Music Festival 2015

Liverpool City Council is seeking Expressions of Interest for the design, production and retail of a branded range of festival merchandise for Liverpool International Music Festival 2015.

To tender, your company must register on The Chest (Due North) by going to the suppliers area and clicking on “Register free”. Once you have registered go to the “My opportunities” section of the site and follow the instructions on how to make a submission.

Tender Ref:
9VKQ-GVXR5E
Closing Date:
Monday 27 April 2015 10:00 AM

Major Festival Bar Operator

Liverpool City Council is seeking Expressions of Interest for an experienced, professional and quality bar operator to provide, staff and operate the bars at 3 large scale outdoor events including:

International Mersey River Festival - 5th-7th June 2015

200,000 visitors.

Transatlantic 175 From the Mersey to Manhattan with Wayne Hemingway - 4th July 2015

The Catwalk/Disco at the Docks in celebration of Cunard’s 175 Anniversary. Guinness world record attempt at the largest fashion catwalk.

10,000 approx (new event not staged before).

Liverpool International Music Festival - 29th-31st August 2015

100,000 visitors.

How to tender

To tender, your company must register on The Chest (Due North) by going to the suppliers area and clicking on “Register free”. Once you have registered go to the “My opportunities” section of the site and follow the instructions on how to make a submission.

Tender Ref:
9VKP-A72EBR
Closing Date:
Monday 27 April 2015 10:00 AM

Refreshment Concession Opportunities at Lifestyles Facilities

Liverpool City Council is seeking suitably experienced organisations to provide refreshment services at 3 Lifestyle facilities as follows:

  • Liverpool Aquatics Centre (Wavertree).
  • Lifestyle Garston (Garston). 
  • Lifestyle Millennium (City Centre).

To tender, please register on The Chest (Due North) by going to the suppliers area and clicking on “Register free”. Once you have registered go to the “My opportunities” section of the site and follow the instructions on how to make a submission.

Tender Ref:
9VCE-E2IYKY
Closing Date:
Tuesday 28 April 2015 12:00 PM

Provision of Refreshments – Vending Machines

Liverpool City Council’s Sport & Recreation Service is responsible for the management of a number of leisure facilities across the city where a comprehensive vending service is provided to customers and staff.

How to apply

To tender, your company must register on The Chest (Due North) by going to the suppliers area and clicking on “Register free”. Once you have registered go to the “My opportunities” section of the site and follow the instructions on how to make a submission.

Tender Ref:
9VFH-H2QEFE
Closing Date:
Friday 08 May 2015 4:00 PM

Rope Handling Service for the Liverpool Cruise Terminal

Liverpool City Council is seeking to appoint suitably qualified companies to provide Rope Handling Services at Liverpool Cruise Terminal for the cruise ship season.

Operational requirements overview:

  • Rope handling operation on pontoons for ships 200 metres and below.
  • Rope handling operations using mooring dolphins ships 221 metres and above.
  • Royal Navy and Foreign Navy Ships, placing Yokahama fenders on the pontoon wall arrival and departure, forklift driver to assist in moving of Yokahama fenders, and assist in the positioning of the ships gangway.

Contract period: 1st August 2015 – 31st July 2018 with an option to extend for a further 12 months.

How to apply

To tender, please register on The Chest (Due North) by going to the suppliers area and clicking on “Register free”. Once you have registered go to the “My opportunities” section of the site and follow the instructions on how to make a submission.

Tender Ref:
9UPM-EXB3B6
Closing Date:
Thursday 14 May 2015 4:00 PM

Stevedore Service for the Liverpool Cruise Terminal

Liverpool City Council is seeking to appoint suitably qualified companies to provide Stevedore Services at Liverpool Cruise Terminal for the cruise ship season.

This opportunity is also being advertised in OJEU under the Open Procedure.

Operational requirements overview:

  • Predominantly external work, involving physical labour, working outside and at height.
  • To work with/alongside ships, transferring a variety of cargo between ship and shore, either mechanically or manually.
  • Physical tasks – Loading or unloading cargo into freight containers, placing passengers baggage onto and off trailers, securing containers on the deck of ship.
  • Driving vehicles – required to operate a variety of vehicles, can include all sizes of vehicle including articulated heavy goods, lift trucks, tractors and electric trolley.
  • Operating equipment – requirement to use highly technical equipment, this can include ship to shore cranes, conveyor belts, suction pipes and pipelines for tankers.

Contract period: 1st August 2015 – 31st July 2018 with an option to extend for a further 12 months.

How to apply

To tender, please register on The Chest (Due North) by going to the suppliers area and clicking on “Register free”. Once you have registered go to the “My opportunities” section of the site and follow the instructions on how to make a submission.

Tender Ref:
9UPM-EXB3B6
Closing Date:
Thursday 14 May 2015 4:00 PM

Artistic Practitioners

Culture Liverpool has a pool of practitioners to develop and deliver the creative programmes for 2011 onwards. We are looking to identify people with varying levels of experience for the pool to produce, manage, co-ordinate and administrate a variety of creative projects for the coming programmes.

Tender Ref:
PQQ 1089
Closing Date:
Friday 30 October 2015 12:00 AM