Procurement

Procurement is the process of acquiring the goods and services the Council needs, at the best possible quality for the right price, with due regard for full, fair and open competition between suppliers.

Doing business with the Council - Guide for suppliers

Procurement guidance for suppliers.

Find tender opportunities

Information on how to find tender opportunities which the Council advertises via capitalEsourcing. The Contracts Finder portal also includes tenders across the public sector in England.

Procurement in the borough

Information about the Council's procurement in the borough.

Procurement rules

Information on following procurement rules as set out in the Constitution (the Contract Regulations) which can be downloaded.

Community Right to Challenge

Information about how voluntary and community groups, parish councils and local authority staff can bid to run a local authority service.

Social value in procurement

Information on how spending by public authorities may benefit the community in terms of economic, social and environmental well-being.