Procurement and tenders

We purchase a wide variety of supplies and services, providing businesses of all sizes with a wide range of commercial opportunities. Our priority is to secure the best value for money.

Uttlesford District Council purchases a wide variety of supplies and services, providing businesses of all sizes with a wide range of commercial opportunities. The Council's priority is to secure the best value for money.

To achieve this objective, businesses wishing to contract with the Council should have some understanding of the procurement process that operates within the Council, as well as knowing where to get advice.
 

Procurement at Uttlesford District Council

Rules are in place to ensure a high level of transparency in all stages of the procurement process. All procurement across the Council, whether for everyday items such as stationery and office equipment or for maintenance contracts or vehicles, is carried out in accordance with:

Icon for pdf Uttlesford District Council's Contracts Procedure Rules [327.33KB] 

and, where required, the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended)
 

Other information

Other information you may find useful includes the Icon for pdf Procurement Strategy 2018/19 [1.93MB] and our transparency pages which show all supplier payments over £500 made by the council.