Published date: 15 August 2022

Last edited date: 15 August 2022

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: 25 August 2022, 3pm

Contract summary


  • Recreational, cultural and sporting services - 92000000

  • Entertainment services - 92300000

  • Pyrotechnic services - 92360000

Location of contract

B69 3DE

Value of contract

£25,000 to £40,000

Procurement reference


Published date

15 August 2022

Closing date

25 August 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

1 October 2022

Contract end date

10 November 2022

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (below threshold)

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

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Quotation for Supply of Fireworks Display at Dartmouth Park, West Bromwich

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council is hosting a celebration weekend with a modern and musical fireworks display on Saturday November 5, 2022
Supply of fireworks display at Dartmouth Park, West Bromwich, 5 November 2022

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council is hosting a weekend of exciting illuminations, play by night, and a finale of fireworks and live entertainment We require quotations from suitable suppliers to deliver the display. It is anticipated the displayed will attract an audience of around 10,000 people.
The council's event team are looking to procure the following:
The supply, delivery, installation, firing, supervision and removal of fireworks at the park - where a minimum of a 25-minute multi-faceted display would be held with fireworks choreographed to music including a grand finale firing. There is also scope to include fire sculpture within the bid.
The successful bidder will have membership of the British Pyrotechnic Association, the CBI Explosive Industry Group or equivalent.

The successful tender will be awarded to a company that will provide all necessary transport, equipment, personnel, and material for set up, fireworks display performance, and break down. The scheduled time of the launching will be approximately 8pm.

There shall be a three-phase display with an opener no less than one minute, a main body of the show lasting no less than eighteen minutes, and a finale lasting no less than three minutes.

All fireworks to be included in the presentation are to be of premium quality. No consumer grade fireworks are to be used.

Companies should agree to set up and deliver the fireworks display in accordance within BPA Guidelines and observe the safety recommendations outlined in working together on firework displays produces by the CBI Explosives Industry Group. All methods of working, paperwork and safe practices will be reviewed by the multi-agency Sandwell Safety Advisory Group.

The Council will be using the In-tend e-Tendering System for this Procurement exercise, please visit to access the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal.

From here you will be able to register your company, express an interest in the opportunity, and gain immediate access to Quotation or other related documents.

To submit a quotation, you will be required to 'Opt In'.

For a Step by Step user guide to the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal please click on the `Guidance for Suppliers` section of the website. All procurement responses must be carried out via the Sandwell MBC In-tend Supplier Portal.

If you require further assistance in respect of the system, please contact the In-tend support team on 0844 272 8810.

Closing date: 25 August 2022 at 15:00hrs

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Delivery Notes

The supply, delivery, installation, firing, supervision and removal of fireworks at Dartmouth park

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

About the buyer

Contact name

Corinne Caddy


Freeth Street
West Midlands
B69 3DE
United Kingdom


0121 569 3061