Published date: 24 May 2019

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing date: 14 June 2019

Contract summary


  • Landscaping work - 45112700

  • Landscape architectural services - 71420000

  • Horticultural services - 77300000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£100,000 to £250,000

Published date

24 May 2019

Closing date

14 June 2019

Contract start date

01 August 2019

Contract end date

31 May 2021

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Marketing Manchester (MM) is tendering for the design and build of the Manchester Garden at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2020 and invites suppliers to submit a bid to respond to this contract opportunity.

Manchester is planning to commission a garden at Chelsea Flower Show in 2020.

Our plan is to create something unexpected, disruptive and bold which gets people talking, gets the city noticed, and which acts as a catalyst for a wider discussion about our rapidly changing, future-facing city.

You are required to make your tender submission via our In-tend e-tendering platform at the following web address:

To use the In-Tend site, you are required to complete a basic registration as a supplier on the In-tend Supplier Platform. Please note that all mandatory fields (highlighted in yellow on the In-Tend Portal) must be completed in order to register your organisation.

Once registered, you must log into the system, express your interest in the opportunity on In-Tend and automatically download the Tender documentation.

The tender documents contain key instructions, specification and information for submitting your bid, and provide an overview of the tender process and key requirements. In addition, the Form of Tender and Marketing Manchester Limited Contract Conditions are enclosed.

Your tender submission must be returned by 17:00 Monday 23rd July 2018.

The contract has an optional extension period for a further year at RHS Chelsea.

About the buyer

Contact name

Kelly Edwards


Lee House,90 Great Bridgewater Street


Other information


Please register on the In-Tend Portal to view the tender documents and submit your tender

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.

Closing date: 14 June 2019