Published date: 29 November 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: 13 December 2019

Contract summary


  • Lockers - 44421720

  • Tools, locks, keys, hinges, fasteners, chain and springs - 44500000

  • Locks, keys and hinges - 44520000

    • Locks - 44521100

    • Enhanced security lock - 44521130

    • Padlocks - 44521210

    • Parts of padlocks - 44522300

    • Parts of locks - 44522400

    • Locksmith services - 98395000

Location of contract

B4 7WB

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

29 November 2019

Closing date

13 December 2019

Contract start date

13 January 2020

Contract end date

12 January 2023

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type


Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The Council will award a 3-year contract to the successful provider for the provision of locksmith services to support a wide range of customers including business tenants, landowners and developers which are within and on the outskirts of the Birmingham city boundary. This portfolio of properties is managed by Birmingham Property Services (BPS). It is anticipated that the contract will commence week commencing 13th January 2020. The successful provider will be a skilled and experienced locksmith(s) and have a successful track record of delivering locksmith services to customers with a similar footprint to the City for both planned and reactive/emergency call out work.

Typical requirements for this service will be legal forced entry, lock changes, lock repair and emergency call out work. The provider will be required to work on commercial, industrial and residential properties and be proficient with locks in timber, aluminium, UPVC and roller shutter doors. The provider will also be required to work on electrically powered locks and roller shutters as and when required.
The Council will be using its free to use e-tendering system (in-tend) for the administration of this procurement process and potential suppliers must register with the system to be able to express an interest. If you wish to express an interest in this opportunity please click on the following link to access and submit your details to register. You will then be sent details on how to log on which will enable you to download all relevant quotation documentation.

If you are unable to register with In-tend or have any questions or problems on how to use this web site please either email us at: or call CPS Helpdesk on 0121 464 8000.

Your completed quotation submission should be returned by Noon on 13th December 2019 via the 'in-tend' system

More information


Additional text

If you are interested in tendering please click on the following link to access Birmingham City Council's tender Portal.

Delivery Notes


Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

About the buyer

Contact name

Dean Billingham


10 Woodcock Street
West Midlands
B4 7WB
United Kingdom


0121 303 0018


Closing: 13 December 2019