Published date: 2 December 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: 8 January 2020

Contract summary


  • Courier services - 64120000

Location of contract

North West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

2 December 2019

Closing date

8 January 2020

Contract start date

1 April 2020

Contract end date

1 April 2021

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

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A suitable supplier is sought to provide Cash in Transit security services across the Merseytravel estate.
The scope includes the collection of sealed bags/containers from:
 - 6 Merseytravel Centres at bus stations across Merseyside;
 - 2 Beatles Story locations in Liverpool City Centre;
 - Merseytravel Head Quarters, Liverpool City Centre; and
 - 3 Mersey Ferries Terminals.
The scope also includes:
 - The collection of sealed containers and Bulk Coin from Mersey Tunnels Kingsway (Wallasey) and Queensway (Birkenhead) for prompt payment into the relevant Bank Account.
 - The monthly collection of Euro (notes) in a sealed container from Kingsway (Wallasey) Tunnel deposit direct to the local Liverpool City banking branch, or other suitable arrangements.
 - Delivery of cash (ad hoc change orders), the denominations and amount being notified in advance on the previous morning by the individual location.
Collections are Monday to Saturday and this should also include Bank Holidays for some locations.
Flexibility of service provision is required in terms of collection windows, frequency of collections, seasonal changes, business changes, Special Events and Bank Holiday collection arrangements
The contract will be for an initial 1 year period (with a possible extension up to a further year) from April 2020.
Suppliers must sign and return the Confidentiality Agreement attached to the opportunity to be provided with the Procurement Documents. Please return your agreement via the Chest's messaging system.

More information

Additional text

This opportunity can be found under reference DN450850 on "The Chest" (North West Portal)

About the buyer


1 Mann Island
L3 1BP
United Kingdom


Closing: 8 January 2020