Public Sector Network Tender Alert


Banking Services

Winchester City Council ("The Council") is inviting tenders for the provision of banking services. The contract required is for general money transmission banking services and includes maintenance of Council bank accounts, access to Faster Payments, BACS, and CHAPS payments. Paper clearing as well as cash handling. Internet banking service will be required for balance/transaction review and reporting and for payment initiation. The Commencement Date for the Contract is 1 April 2021, and the Contract shall terminate on 31 March 2026. The Council will require the option to extend the contract for another three years (i.e. up until 31 March 2029). Prospective Tenderers must be authorised to act as a bank in the UK and provide access to UK clearing systems. The Council may seek documentary evidence appropriate to Financial Conduct Authority (or equivalent) registration during the selection / evaluation process. Please see the tender documents for full details on selection and evaluation procedures. The Council is utilising an electronic tendering tool to manage this procurement and communicate with Tenderers. Accordingly, there will be no hard copy documents issued to Tenderers and all communications with the Council, including the submission of Tenderers' Responses, will be conducted via the Complete Tender Management system (CTM), which can be accessed using the following link: To register on CTM, please see Additional Details below.


Jamie Butt
Winchester City Council
Colbrook Street, Winchester
SO23 9LJ
01962 840222

Contract value: 140000-246400

Published: 22 Jul 2020, Receipt by: 24 Aug 2020