Tenders and contracts

Staffordshire Moorlands District Council and High Peak Borough Council formed and entered into a Strategic Alliance in February 2008. Both Authorities are maximising opportunities through joint procurement exercises and remain committed to keeping council tax rises low.

Procurement opportunities across both Authorities are advertised as either a tender (value above £25,000) or a quote (value below £25,000).  Above EU thresholds for Supplies/Services/Works are advertised in accordance with EU regulations in The Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU).

Please click on this link for a list of current tender opportunities

Guidance and Information on how to submit a bid or Expression of Interest for a Contract Opportunity  is provided in the procurement documents for each exercise.

You are recommended to check the website before returning a quote or tender in case there have been changes or updates issued

Email alerts

If you would like to be automatically notified when a tender or contract opportunity is advertised please register for Email Alerts:

To register for this free service simply email The Procurement Team and let us know the email address you wish to use.  We will then add your company to our database to receive email alerts.

How to do Business with us

Further information on how to do business with the Councils for the supply goods, services or works can be accessed in the publication below How to do Business with Staffordshire Moorlands DC and High Peak BC

Procurement Strategy and Standing Orders

Procurement is delivered for both Councils under a Joint Procurement Strategy and set of Procurement Procedure Rules / Standing Orders, these documents ensure we meet our objectives for achieving best value, transparancy and complance in the award of public contracts.

E-Tendering_update March 2015

We will be introducing a new way to submit a tender or quotation over the few months, by April 2015 we will only accept bids electronically via the Councils' E-tendering system.  We will keep this page updated on progress and GO LIVE dates will be published, however you can register now on the E-tendering site (which includes opportunities for other Staffordshire Authorities)

Transparency Code 2014

We currently advertise every request for quotation or tender opportunity over the value of £5,000.  These are published via our Current Opportunies link on this page, to be made aware of contract opportunities, please register on the BRAVO e-tendering site and register with us to receive an email alert.

Details of up and coming contracts can be viewed on the HPBC & SMDC Forward Plan and details of contract awards made in the quarter can be viewed on the HPBC and SMDC Contracts Register (both can be accessed from this page under Documents).

Useful Information

Win Council contracts in Greater Manchester and the North West

Councils across the North West of England including all the Greater Manchester Authorities register all of their opportunities on a single site called The Chest.  It is free to register and as well as being able to browse available contracts, the system will allow you to register in your field.

Ascent contract and job opportunites

Staffordshire Moorlands District Council & Your Housing Group have joined forces to create a joint venture company called Ascent, and with funding secured, we will be developing over 424 residential units over a 3 year programme across the Staffordshire Moorlands Area.  To find out more click here. Any construction contractor interested in being added onto the 'Your Housing Group' contractor list should e-mail yvonne.westhead@yourhousinggroup.co.uk Tel: 01925 593000.

National Contracts & Supply Chain opportunities

CompeteFor is a free service that enables businesses to compete for contract opportunities linked to major public and private sector buying organisations.By registering on CompeteFor and setting up a Business Profile, suppliers benefit from:

  • FREE access to Supply Chain Opportunities
  • Daily email alert
  • Unique supplier profile

East Midlands Chamber Supplier Event   How to Secure Public Sector Contracts - Peak District (2nd July 2015)

This event focuses on the transparency of public procurement processes, and seeks to enable more small firms to feel empowered about tendering for local business.

This seminar helps show local firms where to look for available contracts, showcases examples of best-practice, and offers an informal opportunity to raise any questions (or concerns) about existing processes.  Lead Authority presenting will be Derbyshire County Council, University of Derby, High Peak Borough Council and Peak Business Partnership.

To register please complete the on-line form http://www.emc-dnl.co.uk/events/7158/how-to-secure-public-sector-contrac...

This is a free of charge event and will be held in Bakewell Derbyshire.


Last updated: 14th May 2015

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