Published date: 2 April 2019

Last edited date: 2 April 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: 9 October 2019

Contract summary


  • Landscaping work - 45112700

  • Canteen and catering services - 55500000

  • Special-purpose road passenger-transport services - 60130000

    • Security services - 79710000

    • Building and facilities management services - 79993000

    • Education and training services - 80000000

    • Accommodation cleaning services - 90911100

    • Recreational, cultural and sporting services - 92000000

    • Religious services - 98131000

    • Accommodation services - 98341000

Location of contract

South East

Value of contract

£0 to £260,000,000

Procurement reference

Gatwick IRCs Procurement

Published date

2 April 2019

Closing date

9 October 2019

Contract start date

21 May 2020

Contract end date

19 May 2028

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Competitive procedure with negotiation (above threshold)

Anyone may ask to participate, but only those who are pre-selected will be invited to submit initial tenders and to negotiate.

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The Authority seeks a commercial partner to provide services at Brook House Immigration Removal Centre and Tinsley House Immigration Removal Centre/Pre-Departure Accommodation. Services at the IRCs/PDA include (but are not limited to): - Overall management of the Immigration Removal Centres/PDA, Security and Guarding services, Safeguarding and welfare, Well-being and cleaning, Local escorting and hospital bed watches, Catering and Shop Services, Religious and welfare facilities, Provision of furniture and equipment, Facilities Management and Cleaning Services, Landscaping services, Tailored welfare service for the pre-departure accommodation to include social worker access

More information


Additional text

The procurement will be managed electronically via the Crown Commercial Service's e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, participants must first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite. If you have not yet registered on the e-Sourcing Suite, this can be done online at by following the link 'Register for CCS e-Sourcing'. Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering and who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at Once registered, organisations wishing to participate in the tender must send an email to: The email should be entitled "Gatwick IRCs Procurement - Expression of Interest" and contain the following details: your organisation's name, your contact name, e-mail address and telephone number.

About the buyer

Contact name

IRCs Procurement Team


Peel Building, Marsham Street