Business Summit Midlands - Who will be there



The Business Summit Midlands took place on Thursday 25 October 2018 at Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham. Below are a list of Heathrow’s supply chain who promoted their procurement opportunities to meet small and medium sized businesses.





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.



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.



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)


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 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


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


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