Federation Square seeks access control, video surveillance support.

FEDERATION Square Pty Ltd (FSPL) is calling for tenders from suitably qualified contractors to undertake access control and CCTV maintenance services.

Federation Square is a purpose-built venue for arts, culture and public events on the edge of the CBD of Melbourne. It covers an area of 3.2 ha (7.9 acres) at the intersection of Flinders Street and Swanston Street built above busy railway lines and across the road from Flinders Street station and it welcomes 8 million visitors each year.

It incorporates major cultural institutions such as the Ian Potter Centre and ACMI and Koorie Heritage Trust as well as numerous cafes and bars in a series of buildings centred around a large paved square, and a glass walled atrium. The corner is occupied by a glass walled pavilion that provides access to the underground Melbourne Visitor Centre.

The electronic security contract is for a 3-year period with the option to extend for a further 2 years.

The tender closes June 15, 2018.