Bristol City Council Procurement

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Buyer summary

Over the past year, Bristol City Council* has publised 559 public procurement notices. Of these, 132 are tenders and 380 are awards. There are 391 unique titles.

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

(Scatter chart with 559 data points.)
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Operating locations

352 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 342 supplier locations.)

Buyer locations:

  • Bristol - 555
  • London - 3
  • Weston Super Mare - 1

Suppliers per region:

  • South West - 173
  • London - 48
  • South East - 27
  • West Midlands - 21
  • East of England - 21
  • North West - 16
  • Wales - 14
  • East Midlands - 6
  • Yorkshire and The Humber - 5
  • Scotland - 4
  • North East - 3
  • England - 2
  • Northern Ireland - 1
  • None - 1
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Pin notices

33 published pin notices. (42 including duplicates.)

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Tender notices

110 published tender notices. (132 including duplicates.)

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Award notices

370 published award notices. (380 including duplicates.)

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Update notices

5 published update notices.

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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
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 £200K
PA Consulting London 1 £200K
Caretech Community Services East of England 3 £165K
Keys Pce West Midlands 2 £165K
Agincare Group South West 1 £131K
Fusion Fostering South West 1 £60K
Signis West Midlands 1 £35K
TRANSPORT
A Taxis South West 1 £16M
V Cars Wales 1 £16M
Siemens South West 1 £2M
Cheltenham & Gloucester Omnibus South West 1 £810K
Click Travel West Midlands 1 £450K
Ford Motor East of England 1 £322K
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
Daisy Communications North West 1 £90K
Roadworks Information London 1 £90K
Bloom Procurement Services North East 1 £84K
Celerity North West 1 £84K
Bytes Software Services South East 2 £80K
Panacea Applications London 1 £61K
Insight Direct London 1 £59K
NCC Group Security Services North West 1 £58K
Softcat South East 2 £57K
Intec for Business North West 1 £37K
INDUSTRIAL
Volkerhighways East of England 2 £8M
Glevum Heating South West 1 £5M
ESRI South East 1 £300K
Sustainable Energy Wales 2 £220K
Complete Fire Protection South West 2 £165K
Arthur Mckay Building Support Services Scotland 1 £119K
Centre for Sustainable Energy South West 1 £44K
CONSTRUCTION
Mi Space South West 1 £6M
Domestic Drain Services South West 1 £4M
Perfect Circle East Midlands 7 £4M
Ellipse Energy East Midlands 1 £600K
Mac Roofing & Contracting North West 2 £450K
Ashcroft Services South West 12 £400K
Complete Fire Protection East of England 1 £300K
Heat Network Associates South East 4 £200K
MD Building Services South West 1 £178K
Mace London 4 £152K
Faithful Gould South West 1 £149K
Welding Engineers Hertford England 1 £148K
Teignmouth Maritime Services South West 1 £83K
RM Penny Plant Hire & Demolition South West 1 £53K
SSE Contracting South East 1 £46K
Sustainable Energy Wales 1 £35K
FACILITY
XMA East Midlands 1 £5M
Ian Williams South West 1 £539K
MITIE Property Services Scotland 2 £368K
St Mungos London 1 £261K
Integral East of England 1 £42K
BUSINESS
Allpay West Midlands 1 £2M
Neopost London 1 £1M
Royal Mail London 1 £1M
Capita Business Services North East 1 £360K
Complete Background Screening Wales 1 £150K
Savills London 2 £75K
Burges Salmon South West 1 £71K
Pinsent Masons London 1 £66K
TMP Worldwide London 1 £33K
MISCELLANEOUS
Arthur David Food with Service South West 4 £2M
ENVIRONMENT
Mott Macdonald London 1 £550K
Jba Consulting Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £160K
RM Penny Plant Hire & Demolition South West 2 £63K
Hags SMP South East 1 £51K
Farol South East 1 £43K
Reesink Turfcare East of England 1 £43K
TH White South West 1 £43K
Pentland Plants Scotland 1 £35K
PROFESSIONAL
Weston College South West 4 £533K
City of Bristol College South West 2 £533K
South Gloucestershire & Stroud College South West 2 £533K
QA Ltd South East 1 £533K
Redquadrant London 1 £250K
Heat Network Associates South East 1 £77K
Building Research Establishment East of England 1 £46K
DEFENCE
MITIE Security London 1 £48K

Contract values

Bristol City Council provided financial information for 90% of its published procurement notices. The total maximum value excluding duplicates is £602M.

(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 10% duplication rate between the two portals. Below are 10 document types.

Short type Full type Total published Past 30 days
OJEU
tender Tender Notice 36 3
award Contract Award Notice 36 3
tender Concession Contract Notice 1 0
award Voluntary Ex-Ante Transparency (VEAT) Notice 1 0
pin Prior Information Notice 16 3
update Contract Addendum Notice 5 1
Contracts Finder
award Contract Award Notice 343 28
tender Tender Notice 95 7
pin Pipeline Notice 15 4
pin Pre-Procuement Notice 11 3
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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.