Bristol City Council Procurement

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Buyer summary

Over the past year, Bristol City Council* has publised 499 public procurement notices. Of these, 123 are tenders and 346 are awards. There are 360 unique titles.

The following chart shows contract value against the date of publication.

(Scatter chart with 499 data points.)
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Operating locations

339 identifiable addresss were found. The main buyer location is Bristol in region South West. From published data, 51% of Bristol City Council's suppliers belong to the same region.

(UK geochart with 10 buyer locations and 329 supplier locations.)

Buyer locations:

  • Bristol - 497
  • London - 2

Suppliers per region:

  • South West - 168
  • London - 48
  • South East - 24
  • East of England - 20
  • West Midlands - 17
  • Wales - 16
  • North West - 14
  • East Midlands - 7
  • Yorkshire and The Humber - 5
  • Scotland - 3
  • North East - 2
  • Northern Ireland - 2
  • England - 2
  • None - 1
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Pin notices

24 published pin notices.

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Tender notices

102 published tender notices. (123 including duplicates.)

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Award notices

333 published award notices. (346 including duplicates.)

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Update notices

5 published update notices. (6 including duplicates.)

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Popular suppliers

Below is a summary of contract awards per supplier. The table is restricted to suppliers who have also served other buyers.

Supplier name Region Unique awards Max. single award
HEALTH
1ST Grade Care Wales 1 £264M
Medacs Healthcare London 1 £264M
Bridges Fund Management London 1 £2M
Extra Care Charitable Trust West Midlands 1 £2M
Sense West Midlands 1 £1M
Livewest Homes South West 1 £707K
St Mungo Community Housing Association London 1 £707K
Care Today North West 1 £455K
Care Forum South West 2 £397K
Barnardos Services London 1 £378K
Adoption Consultancy 360 South West 1 £300K
Chroma Therapies West Midlands 1 £300K
Core Assets Childrens Services West Midlands 1 £300K
Psychology Associates South West 1 £300K
MJ Support Staffing South West 1 £175K
Caretech Community Services East of England 4 £165K
Pfi Knowledge Solutions London 1 £156K
Fusion Fostering South West 1 £60K
Care First South West 3 £52K
Signis West Midlands 1 £35K
TRANSPORT
A Taxis South West 1 £16M
V Cars Wales 1 £16M
Siemens South West 2 £2M
Cheltenham & Gloucester Omnibus South West 1 £810K
Renault West Midlands 1 £96K
TECHNOLOGY
Microsoft South East 1 £10M
Has Technology West Midlands 1 £360K
Capita Business Services London 1 £309K
European Electronique South East 1 £300K
Agilisys London 1 £220K
Tyco Fire & Integrated Solutions East of England 1 £170K
Jontek A Business Unit of Legrand Electric West Midlands 1 £148K
Condeco London 1 £140K
PA Consulting London 1 £100K
Roadworks Information London 1 £90K
Celerity North West 1 £84K
Bytes Software Services South East 2 £80K
Corvid Paygate East of England 1 £64K
Panacea Applications London 1 £61K
NCC Group Security Services North West 1 £58K
Fujitsu Services London 1 £57K
Pfi Knowledge Solutions London 1 £42K
Intec for Business North West 1 £37K
Bibliotheca North West 1 £30K
Softcat South East 1 £30K
INDUSTRIAL
Volkerhighways East of England 2 £8M
ESRI South East 1 £300K
CONSTRUCTION
Mi Space South West 1 £6M
Domestic Drain Services South West 1 £4M
Ellipse Energy East Midlands 1 £600K
Mac Roofing & Contracting North West 2 £450K
Perfect Circle East Midlands 1 £365K
Ashcroft Services South West 9 £300K
Complete Fire Protection East of England 1 £300K
Sustainable Energy Wales 1 £220K
Welding Engineers Hertford England 1 £148K
Arthur Mckay Building Support Services Scotland 1 £119K
Teignmouth Maritime Services South West 1 £83K
SSE Contracting South East 1 £46K
Centre for Sustainable Energy South West 1 £44K
Farol South East 1 £43K
Reesink Turfcare East of England 1 £43K
TH White South West 1 £43K
Sutcliffe Play South West 1 £28K
OFFICE
XMA East Midlands 1 £5M
Neopost London 1 £1M
Royal Mail London 1 £1M
Daisy Communications North West 1 £90K
Insight Direct London 2 £59K
Softcat South East 1 £57K
TMP Worldwide London 1 £33K
PROFESSIONAL
Perfect Circle East Midlands 6 £4M
Mott Macdonald London 1 £550K
Weston College South West 4 £533K
City of Bristol College South West 3 £533K
South Gloucestershire & Stroud College South West 3 £533K
QA Ltd South East 1 £533K
Redquadrant London 1 £250K
Heat Network Associates South East 4 £200K
Mace London 4 £152K
Faithful Gould South West 1 £149K
Learning Pool Northern Ireland 1 £90K
Savills London 3 £75K
Burges Salmon South West 1 £71K
Pinsent Masons London 1 £66K
Building Research Establishment East of England 1 £46K
Sustainable Energy Wales 2 £38K
Gloucestershire University South West 1 £30K
Hydrock South West 1 £28K
MISCELLANEOUS
Stannah Lift Services South West 1 £2M
Ian Williams South West 1 £539K
MITIE Property Services Scotland 2 £368K
St Mungos London 1 £261K
FOOD
Arthur David Food with Service South West 4 £2M
Pentland Plants Scotland 1 £35K
FINANCE
Capita Business Services North East 1 £360K
Complete Background Screening Wales 1 £150K
DEFENCE
Complete Fire Protection South West 1 £165K
ENVIRONMENT
Jba Consulting Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £160K
RM Penny Plant Hire & Demolition South West 2 £63K

Contract values

Bristol City Council provided financial information for 90% of its published procurement notices. The total maximum value excluding duplicates is £587M.

(Histogram showing the prevelance of contracts in each value band.)
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Notice types

The buyer publishes procurement notices in Contracts Finder and OJEU. There is a 9% duplication rate between the two portals. Below are 10 document types.

Short type Full type Total published Past 30 days
OJEU
award Contract Award Notice 38 1
award Voluntary Ex-Ante Transparency (VEAT) Notice 1 0
tender Tender Notice 34 2
tender Concession Contract Notice 1 0
pin Prior Information Notice 12 2
update Contract Addendum Notice 6 1
Contracts Finder
award Contract Award Notice 307 16
tender Tender Notice 88 5
pin Pipeline Notice 6 1
pin Pre-Procuement Notice 6 0
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Buyer names

This report covers buyer names that begin: BRISTOL CITY COUNCIL*.

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Collaborative procurement

The buyer has worked in association with other buyers.

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Further information

The following websites have been found in published notices.