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Tender Opportunities

Access the latest tender and business to business opportunities available to local companies within Solihull.

To add a free listing of your own company tender, please register your business and create your company profile.

To respond to a tender, please ‘View Details’ to access full details of the tender and click on ‘Respond to Tender’ to contact the organisation. Please note that in order to register your interest, you must have registered your business and be logged in to your account.

Register your Business for Tender Opportunities

Council Opportunities

Major Developments

Register your Business for Tender Opportunities

If you are a business located within Solihull and are interested in local tender opportunities please register your business with us and complete your profile for our Business Directory.

Once a tender is available that meet the products and services you provide, you will receive an email alert from the Business Investment Team.

In some cases, this may also pass on your company details directly to companies looking to work with local suppliers. If you do not want to be contacted in this way, please let us know by emailing business@solihull.gov.uk or call 0121 704 6151.

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Council Opportunities

The Council spends in excess of £150 million a year with third parties, giving companies of all sizes a wide range of commercial opportunities. All tender opportunities can be viewed on CSW-JETS

Those below the EU thresholds can also be viewed on Contracts Finder on Gov.uk, whilst opportunities above the EU thresholds can also be viewed on Tenders Direct.

For construction related works below the EU thresholds, contractors will be selected from Constructionline Registration here costs from £90.

By exception, we may also advertise in local newspapers such as the Birmingham Mail, Solihull Times and trade journals if applicable.

Two types of tender process may be used for selection, which are:

• open tendering - a 1 stage process where interested parties respond to a tender opportunity
• restricted tendering - a 2 stage process where we invite interested parties to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire. A useful process where large numbers of responses are expected, for non standard items or high value tenders, those meeting the criteria, will be invited to provide a tender submission.

For more information, please see the Council's website  contact the Corporate Procurement Service, by phone 0121 704 6089, or by email procurementteam@solihull.gov.uk.

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Major Developments

Solihull Borough has significant on-going investment in the form of many major development projects coming forward, resulting in a wealth of opportunity for sub contractors and business to business.

Resorts World NEC

Opened early 2015, the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) will see the opening of the UK's first integrated destination leisure complex; Resorts World Birmingham. Construction of the £150 million 538,000 sq ft complex has begun which will comprise of:

• 170 room four star hotel with five star suites and spa
• A designer outlet centre with 50 units selling a range of discounted fashion, shoes and electronics
• A 11-screen cinema with state-of-the-art digital technology
• A multi-use banqueting and conference centre
• A casino offering a contemporary and exciting gaming experience
• A wide range of internationally-themed restaurants and bars

Birmingham Airport

Birmingham Airport’s expansion plans include extending its main runway to enable direct flights to destinations currently out of reach, such as China, South America, South Africa and the West Coast of the USA.

Proposed High Speed Rail

High Speed 2 will demand a wide range of skills across a broad range of areas as it progresses through the different phases of the programme; from planning and design to manufacture and construction. Phase One construction is planned to start in 2017 and is expected to support 9,000 construction jobs and 1,400 operational and maintenance jobs.

Solihull Town Centre

Solihull Town Centre is a thriving commercial, retail and residential centre with strong growth potential.  Already a sought after location for international occupiers, national and independent brand retailers and attracting significant private sector investment, a new masterplan identifies new opportunities for development across a wide range of sectors. 

For more information and investment opportunities, please see www.investinukcentral.com/zones/solihull or call 0121 704 6151. 

Business Park Developments

Design and build opportunities on each of the Borough's key business parks offer opportunities for local businesses who are expanding or International companies looking to relocate to Solihull.  A recent example is the prelet for automotive retailer Rybrook Holdings, the first part of 260,000 sq ft of office and commercial space to be delivered at Blythe Valley Park (BVP).

North Solihull

Regenerating North Solihull is one of the UK’s biggest ever regeneration programmes and will transform the three wards of Chelmsley Wood, Smith's Wood and Kingshurst & Fordbridge by improving homes, shops, schools, health and community facilities, transport and the environment.

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