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Council, government and local tenders and contracts

The Royal Borough of Greenwich contracts currently going out to tender are published on this page.

The list is updated as new tenders are made available so please check regularly for the latest opportunities.

Expressions of Interest – Children's Services

For the provision of Greenwich Children and Young People's Participation Service.

The Royal Borough of Greenwich would like to invite organisations to express an interest in tendering for the Greenwich Children and Young People's Participation Service.

The aim of the service will be to support children and young people to have a voice in shaping and improving services that affect them in Greenwich.

Bidders will need to be able to evidence three years or more experience of working successfully to support children and young people's participation including working with looked after, young people and children placed out of borough.

The main focus of work will be to support the effective operation of the Greenwich Young People’s Council (GYPC) and Children in Care Council (CiCC). Other areas of work are set out in the detailed service specification.

The contract will be awarded in March 2015 for an initial period of three (3) years with a service commencement date of 1 April 2015. Subject to funding and successful performance against targets there is the option to extend the contracts for a further one year.

It is the belief of the Royal Borough that Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 will apply to this service.

How to apply

This is an open procedure tender process commencing in January 2015. To express an interest, please email the Children's Services Commissioning Team at The tender documents will be issued to only those that have expressed interest by sending their expression of interest to the above email address.

Key dates

  • Start date for the Issue of Tender documents is 2 February 2015
  • Closing date for Issue of Tender documents is 20 February 2015
  • The closing date for Submission of Tender is 12noon, Monday 27 February 2015.

Tender for enforcement agent services (Traffic Management Act 2004)

Tender reference: SPS 0988

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified companies to provide the service for a period of up to a possible maximum of five years.

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is seeking to award a contract with up to a maximum of two providers who are suitably qualified and employ staff who are certified to collect outstanding debts against current legislation.

It is preferred that providers of the service can demonstrate membership to CIVEA (Civil Enforcement Association).

Companies wishing to express their interest in this tender will be required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ), against which the Royal Borough will assess a potential provider's economic and financial standing, their technical and professional ability, health and safety and equal opportunities policies, and business continuity management plan (BCMP) to ensure they meet our minimum requirements before being invited to submit their bid at the ITT (invitation to tender) stage.

The contract will initially be for three years, with an option to extend for two further one-year terms subject to performance, giving a total possible maximum term of up to five years.

How to apply

Please contact and to express your interest and the PQQ (pre-qualification questionnaire) pack will be dispatched to you in due course.

Deadline for return of the PQQ is now extended to 12 noon on Friday 13 February 2015 to ensure compliance with EU regulations.

It is intended that the contract will commence in October or November 2015

Invitations to Tender to operate a Car Club

Royal Borough of Greenwich are looking to further develop the Car Club operation in the Borough, and are inviting interested Car Club operators to submit tenders for this work. Invitation to tender and supporting documents are available immediately.

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is looking to appoint a Car Club provider from 1 April 2015.

The Contract Period is initially for a period of 2 years (from 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2017) although the Council reserves the right to extend the Contract on the same terms for a further period or periods of up to 12 months making a total possible Contract Period of 3 years (to 31 March 2018).

How to apply

This is an open procedure tender process. The full tender documents will be issued to only those that have expressed interest by sending their expression to the Principal Transport Planner,

Key dates

  • Deadline for expressing an interest and issue of the Invitation To Tender documentation is Friday 30 January 2015
  • Closing date for return of tender submission is 12pm on Monday 9 February 2015. 

Fit for Legacy

The Fit for Legacy partnership project helps small businesses in Royal Greenwich to access new opportunities arising from regeneration programmes in Greenwich and across the wider Thames Gateway area.

For further information on the project, go to the Fit for Legacy website

Government contract opportunities

For other public sector and local authority contract opportunities, please visit the Business Link and Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) websites.

Useful documents

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