Business Summit South West - Who will be there



The Business Summit South West is in partnership with Devon Chamber of Commerce. The event took place on Friday 12 May at Exeter Racecourse. Below are list of Heathrow’s supply chain who were promoting 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 input and ideas which will form their SME Strategy.



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 - £6.2m – 14 contracts
  • Glass partitions - £5.7m – 16 contracts
  • General Builder - £6.5m – 23 contracts
  • Suspended Ceilings - £2.6m – 11 contracts
  • Painting Wayfinding - £520k – 15 contracts
  • Baggage - £4.8m – 4 contracts
  • MEP - £10.4m – 22 contracts
  • Sprinklers - £520k – 22 contracts
  • Fire Alarms - £780k – 23 contracts
  • Escalations / Lifts - £1.56m – 4 contracts
  • Flooring - £1.82m – 17 contracts


VGC Group

VGC Group deliver people, projects and services to the construction and rail industries. Their divisions operate in all types of civil engineering environments including roads and bridges, airports, nuclear facilities, utilities, and mainline and underground rail. Procurement opportunities:

  • Staff and labour


Turner & Townsend

Turner & Townsend is an independent professional services company specialising in programme management, cost management and advisory across the property, infrastructure and natural resources sectors. Procurement opportunities:

  • Staff and labour



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:

  • Baggage
  • Design
  • Engineering
  • M&E services
  • Material providers / suppliers
  • Plant and tools
  • Uniform and PPE



For 16 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. Amalga are looking to engage with small to medium suppliers across the UK, developing our supply chain to allow growth across existing markets and develop new opportunities. Procurement opportunities:

  • Airside Services
  • Baggage
  • Cleaning Products
  • 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



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

  • Construction £42m
  • Engineering £2.8m
  • Escalators and lifts £2.5m
  • M&E services £4m
  • Material providers / suppliers £16m
  • Plant and tools £8.5m
  • Staff and labour £9.3m
  • Uniform and PPE £750k
  • Groundworks £4m
  • Drainage and services £2.5m
  • Ground investigation (geotechnical) £2m
  • Line marking (on asphalt and concrete) £1.5m
  • CAT scanning £750k


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. We are looking for suppliers to work collaboratively with us 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
  • Cleaning products and facility services
  • Construction
  • Design
  • Electrical services
  • Engineering
  • Escalators and lifts
  • Fit-out and finish
  • Lighting
  • M&E Services
  • Material providers / suppliers
  • Plants and tools
  • Plumbing
  • Transport
  • Uniform and PPE
  • Surfacing
  • Traffic management
  • Firemain - pressure pipelines ductile iron