Heathrow Business Summit - who will be there 

The Flagship Heathrow Business Summit will take place on Tuesday 27th November 2018 at the Hilton London Heathrow Terminal 5. Below are a list of Heathrow’s supply chain who will be promoting their procurement opportunities to meet small and medium sized businesses. This event is now fully booked and only open to delegates with pre-booked tickets. There will be no entrance to chance visitors on the day.




Heathrow Procurement Team

The Procurement team at Heathrow source an extensive range of works, goods and services for the airport - essentially everything we need to operate. Heathrow’s requirements vary to include passenger experiential services such as Balloon Fairies to entertain children in the school holidays through to multi-storey car parks. The Heathrow procurement team will also be on-hand to discuss the eSourcing website - the single portal for existing and potential suppliers to register with Heathrow and access current opportunities. As part of Heathrow’s on going commitment to SMEs, the team are also looking for innovative ideas in order to further drive efficiency and embed sustainability in its operations.


Department for International Trade

The UK needs new exporters. They are vital for the success of the economy and boosting exports is crucial to strengthening the UK’s trade performance. The Exporting is GREAT campaign aims to inspire and support more exporters in the UK.

Meet DIT advisors to explore how the Department for International Trade can help your business grow internationally and to hear about opportunities in overseas airport infrastructure projects.


Heathrow's Event Partners

Heathrow's Event Partners will be on hand with business development support and advice, sharing best practices and promoting procurement opportunities for SMEs in their local borough.

  • London Borough of Ealing
  • West London Business
  • West Met Skills
  • Hillingdon Chamber of Commerce
  • London Borough of Hounslow
  • Hounslow Chamber of Commerce
  • West Thames College
  • Windsor Forest College Group
  • Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Spelthorne Borough Council
  • Surrey Chambers of Commerce
  • Brooklands College
  • Maidenhead & District Chamber of Commerce
  • Federation of Small Business
  • Business South
  • Heathrow Centre of Excellence for Sustainability


Thyssenkrupp Airport Systems Ltd

Thyssenkrupp Airport Solutions develops, manufactures, installs, operates and maintains tailor-made passenger boarding bridges with manufacturing centers in Spain and the US. They also provide after-sales services from their local UK branches. Procurement opportunities include:

  • Health and safety £30k
  • Welding £50k
  • Non-intrusive structural testing (NDT) £60k
  • Electrical / mechanical components suppliers £45k
  • PPE Suppliers £2.5k
  • Crane / lifting companies £100k
  • Plant hire £25k
  • Electronic components repairs £2.5k


Menzies Aviation (UK) Ltd

Menzies Aviation is an independent, Aviation Services specialist providing passenger and executive services, ramp handling, fuelling, cargo handling and technical support across six continents. Procuremetn opportunties include:

  • Airport supplier and services - specific to aviation at Heathrow and/or London airports; e.g. aircraft cleaning services
  • External conference and meeting rooms
  • Temporary and season staff for London airports; e.g. ground handling and passenger services


Honeywell Building Solutions

Honeywell installs, integrates and maintains the systems that help keep your facility safe, secure, comfortable, productive and energy efficient. Subcontractors must hold all appropriate insurances and employee certifications for working in Buildings and demonstrate prior experience. Must have exemplary health & safety record and have an excellent financial health score. Honeywell is looking to grow its subcontractor base in the following Install & Service disciplines:

  • Mid-size to Large Projects: £500K to £1M+
  • Electrical
  • BMS
  • HVAC
  • Fire
  • Security
  • Network


Britannia Fire Ltd

Britannia’s innovative and unique P50 composite extinguishers have a 10 year guarantee and 20 year life span. They are easily maintained and do not require a costly yearly servicing contract.

The team at Britannia Fire will be showcasing their equipment and services to all visitors on the day instead of accepting pre-booked 1-2-1 appointments.


SHB Vehicle Hire Ltd

SHB’s diverse, specialist fleet together with national coverage and flexible packages deliver an unbeatable customer driven range of services. A material business with an ever-growing fleet of nearly 18,000 vehicles. Procurement Opportunities:

  • Fuel cards - national coverage £2m
  • Mobile phones and hardware - £95k
  • Landlines - contract expires October 2019 £50k
  • Parcel delivery - national network required £50k



Computacenter is a leading independent provider of IT infrastructure services, enabling users and their business. They advise organisations on IT strategy, implement the most appropriate technology, optimise its performance and manage their customers infrastructures.

  • Security professional services / consulting £250k
  • Structured cabling professional services / consulting £100k
  • TechCenter / Techbar / End User Engagement Services £100k


Kilnbridge Construction Services Ltd

Kilnbridge are a multi-disciplined Construction & Engineering company with special disciplines in RC Frames, Concrete Cutting, Demolition, Fire Protection, Fabrication & Recycling.

  • Demolition Contractors
  • Asbestos Removal
  • Hoarding Contractors
  • Fabrication – Bespoke architectural
  • M&E fit out (commercial/retail premises)
  • Staff & Labour skilled tradesmen
  • Apprenticeship providers


Nationwide Platforms

Nationwide Platforms are the UK’s market leader in powered access platform hire, equipment sales and IPAF training. From their 30 depots across the UK, they are proud to offer the widest selection of powered access equipment.

  • Airside Services
  • Baggage
  • Cleaning products and facility management services
  • Fit-out and finish
  • M&E services


World Duty Free

World Duty Free are the global retailer of tax & duty free goods with shops at all major UK airports operating on fixed term concession basis.

  • Stock items - Local Food Product
  • Stock items - Local Liquor Product
  • Stock items - Local Souvenir Product
  • Non stock items - Staff Uniforms
  • Non stock items – Stationery
  • Non stock items - Office Equipment
  • Non stock items – Shop fitting
  • Non stock items - In store Maintenance
  • Non stock items - Carrier Bags
  • Non stock items - CCTV supplier
  • Non stock items - Contract Cleaning
  • Non stock items - Mobile Phones
  • Non stock items - Air Con maintenance
  • Non stock items - Office Water Supplies
  • Non stock items - Point of Sale


Babcock Marine (Rosyth) Ltd

Support services organisation offering engineering, design, fabrication and through life support to public and private sector clients operation critical infrastructure assert across multiple industry sectors. Babcock buys a wide range of goods and services from high-performing suppliers across all aspects of their supply chain managed and governed using a Group-Led Category Management approach.

  • Steel supplies
  • Electrical equipment suppliers / fittings
  • Pipework / Pipe fittings
  • Fire proofing
  • Painting


Compass Group UK & Ireland

Compass Group are the people behind the food, hospitality and support services that power your day, make you smile and put a spring in your step. With c.£1 billion in purchasing power, Compass Group Foodbuy procurement business offers clients the benefit of our scale and award-winning supplier network, as they bring the freshest and most diverse produce available, at the best value. Procurement Opportunities:

  • Food to go £30m
  • Hot beverages £36m
  • Cold drinks £50m
  • Beer, wine and spirits £35m
  • Confectionary, crisps, snacks and nuts £40m
  • Bakery £35m
  • Vending £25m
  • Sub-contract labour £57m
  • Disposables £33m
  • Steelwork
  • Grocery £62m
  • Savoury £12m
  • Fish and seafood £19m
  • Dairy and cheese £46m
  • Fruit and vegetables £57m
  • Meat and poultry £68m
  • Non food services (i.e. waste and recovery, window cleaning) £130m
  • Light, heavy and cleaning equipment £22m
  • Uniforms, stationary and maintenance £11m


AFI-Uplift Ltd

Specialist powered access company with a versatile fleet of over 600 units supplying contractors working airside at most UK airports and also provide over 150 training courses. The Company maintains a documented system within the IMS for purchasing of products and services, inspection of materials on receipt and for the monitoring of supplier and subcontractor performance. Procurement Opportunities:

  • Tyre Suppliers for all MEWPS
  • Hydraulic Hose Repairs for all MEWPS
  • Welding repairs for all MEWPS
  • Transport for all MEWPS
  • Fuel suppliers for all MEWPS



When it comes to automated airport baggage handling, no one raises the bar higher. BEUMER Group combines the process insight of a BHS integrator with seamless project and supplier management. Procurement Opportunities:

  • Steelwork
  • M&E
  • Maintenance and operations type products (general building materials and equipment)



Ainscough Crane Hire is the largest lifting services company in the UK. Operating from 30 strategic locations spanning the length of the country, they offer the only truly national service:

  • Crane hire


Aviation Business Continuity Ltd

Aviation Business Continuity supply a range of business continuity solutions across all baggage areas at Heathrow ensuring a seamless transition during project builds:

  • Uniform / PPE - £50k/yr
  • Stationery/ welfare items - £5k/yr
  • IT support/ Back-up & cloud services/ process automation software - £5k/yr
  • Vehicle fleet supply & maintenance - £6k/yr
  • Promotional goods & printing - £2k/yr
  • Event venues - £30k/yr
  • Baggage tracking/innovation ie. RFID
  • Sustainability


Palmers Scaffolding UK Limited

Palmers Scaffolding UK Limited is one of the industry‘s leading access, scaffolding services providers. For over 130 years Palmers people have made a difference using their skill, experience and dedication to deliver for their clients. Palmers ability to attract and retain high-quality people is the foundation upon which their customer relationships are built of professionals who understand their objectives and how to ensure that those targets are met:

  • Labour
  • Staff
  • PPE


Babcock International

Babcock International Group is a leading international provider of through-life solutions and support services. They deliver solutions that increase efficiency and deliver cost savings without comprising on performance or safety. In the airport environment they offer services ranging from the maintenance of ground support equipment to the design, installation, operation and maintenance of baggage handling systems. Procurement Opportunities:

  • Ground Support Equipment replacement parts, distribution and associated impress/consignment stock Services (on-site) required to support HRW, Gatwick, Edinburgh. Value approx. £2m pa
  • Supply of baggage handling equipment and replacement parts (ie conveyors, carousels, belting, rollers, motors, scanners, castors, control panels, etc). Value approx. £3m pa
  • Electrical & Mechanical Installation services for Baggage Handling Equipment. Value approx. £2m pa
  • Provision of temporary agency staff such as “Baggage Handlers” that are experienced with working in an Airport and that are Airside cleared and trained to work at Heathrow Airport. Value approx. £1m pa


Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics Limited

For logistics expertise and operational support, Siemens has a proven track record with a global pedigree for the efficient installation, operation and maintenance of baggage handling systems with the technical capability to integrate and improve systems and technology:

  • Baggage
  • Design
  • Engineering
  • M&E Services
  • Maintenance services
  • Safety and security


AiQ Consulting

AiQ Consulting is the trusted partner in airport consultancy, working with airport owners and operators, airlines, handlers and other stakeholders worldwide. They realise capacity and optimise passenger experience:

  • Baggage - 200k
  • Design - 200k
  • Training providers - 100k


Thomas Interiors Limited

Thomas Interiors is a commercial fit out contractor specialising in Airports. They carry out design as well as full internal fir out functions for office suites, airport lounges and retail units. Thomas Interiors are also an electrical maintenance and fire stopping contractor:

  • Subcontractor M&E - £1M
  • Subcontractor metal fabricator/installers - £250k
  • Subcontractor joinery fabricator/installers - £250k
  • Subcontractor AC installers - £100k
  • Timber wholesalers - £25k
  • Kitchen etc (off the shelf) suppliers - £10k


Mitie plc

Mitie provides facilities management, consultancy, project management and a range of specialist services that connect people with innovation and technology; helping their clients go beyond FM to the Connected Workspace:

  • Mechanical and Electrical equipment suppliers
  • Specialist airport operations contractors
  • Heating Ventilation & Air Conditioning contractors
  • Critical equipment maintenance and installation contractors
  • Fabric & Civils maintenance and repair contractors


Jacobs UK Limited

Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. With $15.0 billion in combined revenue and a talent force more than 74,000 strong, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of consultancy services including design, construction and program-management:

  • Project Management
  • Baggage Systems
  • AGL
  • Ecology
  • Town Planning
  • Hydrogeology
  • Sustainability
  • Cyber Security
  • GIS
  • Archaeology
  • Geomorphology


APCOA Parking (UK) Limited

APCOA was established in 1971 as a parking management company and now is the UK’s leading provider of tailored parking solutions with an established presence in Europe. APCOA are a full service parking management company managing 1.3 million parking spaces, across 12 countries:

  • Traffic management – cones, barriers, signage jump start packs - £10k pa
  • Uniforms – hi-vis jackets/vest, warm weather under garments, safety footwear - £15k pa
  • Stationery – paper, pens, office requirements - £20k pa
  • Car washing – chamois, shampoo, sponges, cloths, wax, latex, gloves - £5k pa
  • Roads and line marking – temporary and permanent - £10k pa
  • Car parking technology – IT systems, access control, hardware and software


Guidant Group

Guidant Group is an international managed services and recruitment process outsourcing provider, delivering highly tailored solutions to customers spanning many industry sectors and locations:

  • Staff and labour - £100k


UK Power Networks Services

UK Power Networks Services finances, develops, delivers and manages safe and sustainable, high and low voltage electrical and multi-utility networks for owners of major infrastructure:

  • Civils
  • Electrical
  • Airport Specialists


Edmont Ltd

Edmont Ltd are a leading fit-out contractor, having worked at Heathrow Airport for over 20 years. They are based in Swindon, Wiltshire, they also have an office at Heathrow. They are proud to be a partner of HAL, and work with a wide range of clients, including world-leading retail and food and beverage. Edmont have over 100 direct employees and a trusted supply chain of experienced contractors. They also have their own in-house state-of-the-art joinery manufacturing facility:

  • Ceiling & Wall packages – Plasterboard, tape & joint
  • Decorators
  • Floor finishes – Ceramic tile / vinyl
  • Signage & Shopfront
  • Carpenters


Dyer & Butler Electrical Ltd.

Dyer & Butler Electrical carry out electrical installations within terminals as well as airside environments. This includes lighting, metering, airfield electrical, substations and general LV projects.

  • Electrical services (subcontract)
  • Lighting
  • Material providers / suppliers
  • Plant and tools
  • Staff and labour
  • Training providers
  • Uniform and PPE


Dyer & Butler Ltd.

Dyer & Butler is an award winning infrastructure provider with vast experience maintaining the terminals and apron facilities at Heathrow and major UK authorities. Their services include specialist civil, mechanical and electrical installation and asset replacement programmes. Dyer & Butler are also a key Heathrow supplier supporting the delivery of the Winter Resilience program.

  • Construction / civil engineering
  • Airside/Landside planned preventative maintenance (Civils and M&E)
  • Airside Services
  • Specialist systems (concrete repairs and joint sealing)
  • Groundwork Subcontractors
  • Design and build consultants
  • Building information modelling (BIM)
  • Site engineering and surveys (PAS128)
  • Commercial and retail refurbishment


Omni Serv Ltd

The Provision of Passenger related services to Airlines and Airports through staffing and labour related solutions:

  • Cleaning products and facility services
  • Food and beverage supplies
  • IT equipment
  • Marketing, print and packaging
  • Safety and security
  • Staff and labour
  • Training providers
  • Transport
  • Venues and Events


Turner & Townsend

Turner and Townsend are an independent professional services company specialising in programme management, project management, cost management and consulting across the real estate, infrastructure and natural resources sectors:

  • Cost Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Risk Managers
  • Planners
  • Project Controls
  • Estimators
  • Data analysts


Atkins – Member of the SNC-Lavalin Group

SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas:

  • Heathrow Expansion Programme –design services bringing niche expertise and innovation to augment Heathrow’s Framework design consultants.
  • Q6 Asset Management Programme comprising upgrade / replacement of assets across the Heathrow campus.
  • We deliver IT in Construction projects in the terminals at Heathrow and have a supply chain of passive infrastructure, fibre, cabling and specialist airport systems suppliers who help them to deliver an excellent service in a complex, operational environment.
  • We deliver Passenger Management solutions which include identify management and biometrics.
  • We provide specialist IT consultancy to Heathrow and are always interested in widening their potential partner supplier base.


Amalga Limited

For 18 year's Amalga have been supporting Airports, Airlines, Construction, Retail and Media Companies across the UK’s largest Airports. Amalga provide airside support services, including consultancy, security screening, consolidation, site logistics, labour supply, waste management, maintenance services, personnel escorting, project management, handover cleans and much more:

  • Airside Services
  • Baggage
  • Cleaning products and facility services
  • Construction
  • Electrical services
  • Fit-out and finish
  • M&E services
  • Maintenance services
  • Material providers/suppliers
  • Plant and tools
  • Safety and security
  • Storage
  • Training providers
  • Transport



ISS provide organisations of all types, shapes and sizes with every facility solution they might require. By managing organisation's everyday needs, ISS can save money, make life easier and free clients up to focus on what they do best:

  • Cleaning - £100,000
  • Food & Beverage - £3,000
  • Hardware - £200,000
  • Meetings and conference - £250,000
  • IT Contracting/Development - £50,000
  • Durable Kitchenware - £120,000
  • Office Equipment & Furniture - £500,000
  • Ready-made food - £250,000
  • SubCo Audio/visual services - £100,000


Wilson James

Wilson James is a leading security, construction logistics and business services provider. With in-depth sector and service expertise, we deliver customer-led solutions to clients operating throughout the UK and Europe:

  • Provision of temporary labour – specifically blue pass holders
  • Staff screening/vetting suppliers
  • Training
  • Occupational Health/Wellbeing providers
  • LPrint & Promotional products
  • IT supply – laptops, monitors, other hardware NOT software
  • Vehicle conversion companies (livery, beacons, dashcams) NOT trackers
  • Event support companies & venue finders



Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. Transport is a strategic industry sector to Fujitsu. For 30 years, Fujitsu has designed, built and operated IT systems, networks, digital services and solutions supporting major transport clients globally:

  • Design
  • Electrical Services
  • Engineering
  • IT Equipment and Services
  • M&E Services
  • Plant and tools
  • Uniform and PPE
  • Safety and Security
  • Staff and Labour



With more than 180,000 people in over 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business, technology and digital solutions that fit their needs, enabling them to achieve innovation and competitiveness. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business Experience™, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.:

  • Airside Services
  • Cleaning products and facility services
  • IT equipment and website services
  • Marketing, print and packaging
  • Material providers / suppliers
  • Storage
  • Venues and events


Vanderlande Industries UK Limited

Vanderlande is the global market leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports, and in the parcel market. The company is also a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses. Procurement opportunites;

  • Construction/fit out services £5k-150k
  • Construction design services - Architect/consultancy £5k-500k
  • Mechanical installation services £10k-500k
  • Electrical Installation services £10k-500k
  • Plant and tools £5k
  • Control systems design/manufacture £5k-150k
  • Engineering services


Ferrovial Agroman (UK) Ltd

Ferrovial is one of the leading global infrastructure and service operators, committed to developing innovative and sustainable solutions, in particular major airport development. Procurement opportunities:

  • Kilo substructure (Kilo Apron Development) - £74m
  • Kilo Structure – Box Tunnel - £116m
  • Lifts Escalator and Paxcons - £5.6m
  • Replacement of High Temperature Hot Water (HTHW) to Low Temperature Hot Water (LTHW) - £5.432m
  • Landside Roads Refurbishments - £2.8m



Mace have provided construction, management and consultancy services to most of the UK’s airports – and plenty more around the world – driving innovation, efficiency and value into every aviation project. Mace operate a tiered supply chain, which is prequalified in terms of health and safety, financial strength and delivery ability. Over 80% of their current supply chain are small to medium sized enterprises. Procurement opportunities:

  • Partitions - £3.9m
  • Glass partitions - £4.2m
  • General Builder - £4.3m
  • Suspended Ceilings - £3.2m
  • Painting - £520k
  • Baggage - £4.8m
  • MEP - £9m
  • Sprinklers - £700k
  • Fire Alarms - £1.1m
  • Escalations / Lifts - £500k
  • Flooring - £2m
  • Air Bridges - £6m
  • Wayfinding - £400K


Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty is working together with Heathrow Airport Ltd (HAL) to maintain and upgrade Terminals 1, 2 and 4, through the ‘Delivery Integrator Framework Lot 1’ currently valued at £270m. They are looking for suppliers to work collaboratively with them at Heathrow. Suppliers must be able to show professional collaboration which is the key for successful working at Heathrow. Ideally they will have some airport experience but full training can be given for the right suppliers. Procurement opportunities:

  • Fit Out - £10million
  • Floor finishes (hard conglomerate) - £2 million
  • Mechanical & Electrical - £25 million
  • BWIC, (Steelwork and ground works) - £10 million
  • Design/Engineering Consultants - £3 million
  • Miscellaneous trades covered elsewhere (ground works, life safety systems, general builders, M&E contractors, Steelwork (structural and architectural), ceilings and partitions (circa 1 million)
  • Our total value for the next 12 months of the order of circa £100 million
  • From the above, we are looking for the following subcontractors to work in a partnering role with us at Heathrow Airport:
  • Mechanical & Electrical subcontractors
  • Groundwork subcontractors
  • Steel work (architectural and structural) subcontractors
  • Fit out subcontractors
  • General Builders (subcontractors)
  • Glazing (structural) Subcontractors
  • Floor finishes (hard) Subcontractors
  • Cladding Subcontractors
  • Painting and Decorating (subcontractors)
  • Scaffolding Access (subcontractors)


Morgan Sindall Construction & Infrastructure Ltd

Morgan Sindall activities range from small works to the design and delivery of complex construction and engineering projects where it is able to provide specialist tunnelling, utilities, building and civil engineering services. The company operates across the commercial, defence, education, energy, healthcare, industrial, leisure, retail, rail, highways, aviation and water markets. Procurement opportunities:

  • Airside services
  • Facility Services including cleaning/li>
  • Construction / Civil Engineering
  • Pressure Pipelines - Firemain / Fuel main
  • M&E Services
  • Surfacing
  • Plant & Tools
  • Transport
  • Traffic Management
  • Material suppliers


Trinity Fire and Security Systems Ltd

Trinity Fire and Security Systems Ltd offer design and specification, supply, installation / installation advice, contract management, commissioning, maintenance / after sales, verification, training and auditing within fire, life safety and security. Their suppliers must be safe contractor approved and also go through their own approval process. Procurement opportunities:

  • Engineering
  • Electrical Installation
  • Fibre Optics
  • Plant