Published date: 16 October 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: 1 November 2019

Contract summary


  • Tourist information services - 63513000

  • Administrative services related to tourism affairs - 75125000

Location of contract

South East

Value of contract

£70,000 to £150,000

Procurement reference


Published date

16 October 2019

Closing date

1 November 2019

Contract start date

1 April 2020

Contract end date

31 March 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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The tendered service comprises:

A. Providing a tourism service at the Visitor Information Centre (VIC), including dealing with tourism enquiries received in person, by phone/email/social media/website contact forms;

B. Promoting tourism by supporting and attracting visitors into Test Valley through work outside the VIC. This includes supporting Test Valley tourism businesses through a variety of means, including promotion of business on

C. Providing a community service at the VIC.

The contract duration is 12 months with the option to extend by up to 12 months.

Further information including the tender documents is available on our eTendering system:

More information


About the buyer

Contact name

Dave Owers


Beech Hurst, Weyhill Road,
SP10 3AJ


+44 01264368000


Closing: 1 November 2019