Defra Procurement

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Buyer summary

Over the past year, Defra* has publised 670 public procurement notices. Of these, 229 are tenders and 399 are awards. There are 497 unique titles.

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

(Scatter chart with 670 data points.)
Location map

Operating locations

370 identifiable addresss were found. The main buyer location is London in region London. From published data, 19% of Defra's suppliers belong to the same region.

(UK geochart with 27 buyer locations and 343 supplier locations.)

Buyer locations:

  • London - 480
  • Peterborough - 77
  • Bristol - 40
  • Kenilworth - 21
  • York - 14
  • Exeter - 11
  • Warrington - 6
  • Surrrey - 4
  • Warwickshire - 4
  • Reading - 3
  • Solihull - 3
  • Nottingham - 2
  • Shrewsbury - 2
  • Leeds - 2
  • Worcester - 1

Suppliers per region:

  • London - 66
  • South East - 60
  • South West - 41
  • East of England - 32
  • Yorkshire and The Humber - 26
  • North West - 23
  • West Midlands - 21
  • East Midlands - 20
  • Scotland - 17
  • Wales - 6
  • North East - 5
  • Northern Ireland - 4
  • None - 3
  • New York - 2
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - 2
  • Saxony-Anhalt - 1
  • Gelderland - 1
  • Brong-Ahafo Region - 1
  • Ile-de-France - 1
  • Ontario - 1
  • South Holland - 1
  • Eastern Region - 1
  • Utrecht - 1
  • Northern Cape - 1
  • Madrid - 1
  • California - 1
  • England - 1
  • Centre-Loire Valley - 1
  • Distrito de Portalegre - 1
  • Bavaria - 1
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Pin notices

34 published pin notices. (40 including duplicates.)

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Tender notices

200 published tender notices. (229 including duplicates.)

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Award notices

379 published award notices. (399 including duplicates.)

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Update notices

2 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
TRANSPORT
Atlantic Offshore Scotland Scotland 1 £40M
Scisys South West 1 £80K
CONSTRUCTION
Ainsty Timber Marketing Yorkshire and The Humber 2 £25M
Land & Water Services South East 2 £25M
Amalgamated Construction Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £25M
Ground Control East of England 1 £25M
Ecosulis South West 1 £2M
Salix River & Wetland Services East of England 1 £425K
Interserve Facilities Management London 3 £256K
Breheny Civil Engineering East of England 1 £249K
Conservefor Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £219K
Walter Lilly London 2 £196K
PROFESSIONAL
Ab Sustain East of England 8 £13M
Boston Consulting Group London 1 £12M
Bridgwater & Taunton College South West 1 £9M
Bond Solon Training London 1 £3M
Niton Training 2001 South East 1 £3M
Apem North West 1 £1M
ICF Consulting Services London 2 £626K
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment London 1 £626K
Natcen London 3 £352K
Bat Ecological East Midlands 1 £318K
Bernwood Ecs South East 1 £318K
Ecology by Design South East 1 £318K
Ecology Consultancy London 1 £318K
Mortimer Environmental West Midlands 1 £318K
Tor Ecology South West 1 £318K
Wild Wings Ecology East of England 1 £318K
Queens University Belfast Northern Ireland 1 £299K
TMP Worldwide London 1 £290K
SAC Commercial Scotland 2 £281K
TNS Scotland 1 £198K
Royal Veterinary College East of England 1 £192K
Cranfield University East of England 1 £180K
Exeter University South West 2 £161K
RSK ADAS North West 3 £138K
LGC London 3 £135K
Frontier Economics London 1 £122K
Kantar London 1 £120K
Ricardo AEA South East 1 £120K
Mrag London 2 £106K
Sheffield Hallam University Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £100K
Womble Bond Dickinson London 1 £100K
Nottingham University East Midlands 1 £97K
Grayling Communications London 1 £95K
Risk & Policy Analysts East of England 2 £92K
Keep Britain Tidy North West 1 £88K
Southampton University South East 1 £88K
Eunomia South West 2 £87K
Pricewaterhousecoopers London 1 £84K
Gloucestershire University South West 2 £83K
Public Administration London 1 £80K
Building Research Establishment East of England 1 £79K
Renaisi London 2 £77K
Land Use Consultants London 1 £76K
FOOD
Nottingham University East Midlands 1 £11M
Aio Partners East Midlands 3 £5M
Meraxian West Midlands 3 £5M
Douglas Brothers Wales 2 £5M
SAC Commercial Scotland 4 £733K
RSK ADAS North West 2 £733K
John Innes Centre East of England 1 £600K
Dinsdale Moorland Specialists Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £455K
INDUSTRIAL
Matthews Environmental Solutions North West 1 £5M
Clan Tools & Plant Scotland 1 £2M
Enviro Technology Services South West 2 £200K
Air Monitors South West 1 £200K
Illumina Cambridge East of England 1 £197K
ENVIRONMENT
Ricardo Energy & Environment South East 2 £3M
Bureau Veritas West Midlands 1 £1M
Public Health England South East 1 £1M
Socotec East Midlands 1 £1M
RSK ADAS North West 9 £426K
Fera Science Yorkshire and The Humber 2 £426K
Ricardo AEA South East 2 £413K
British Trust for Ornithology East of England 3 £181K
Gardiner & Theobald London 1 £150K
Kings College London London 1 £129K
Farming & Wildlife Advisory Group South West South West 1 £124K
Promar North West 4 £112K
OFFICE
Royal Mail London 1 £2M
Public Analyst Scientific Services West Midlands 1 £80K
TECHNOLOGY
BCQ Group South East 2 £2M
Belmont Press East Midlands 2 £2M
Direct Signs East Midlands 2 £2M
Fine Print Services South East 2 £2M
John Baxter East Midlands 2 £2M
Lion FPG West Midlands 2 £2M
Optichrome South East 2 £2M
Harlow Printing North East 1 £2M
Jaggaer London 1 £812K
Atos IT Services London 1 £590K
Datapipe Europe London 1 £179K
Fivium London 2 £154K
Nla Media Access South East 1 £129K
HEALTH
Illumina Cambridge East of England 1 £438K
FINANCE
Pricewaterhousecoopers London 1 £166K
Facultatieve Technologies Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £152K
KPMG London 1 £100K
MISCELLANEOUS
Agilent Technologies Lda North West 1 £78K

Contract values

Defra provided financial information for 68% of its published procurement notices. The total maximum value excluding duplicates is £421M.

(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 5% duplication rate between the two portals. Below are 8 document types.

Short type Full type Total published Past 30 days
OJEU
tender Tender Notice 31 1
award Contract Award Notice 22 1
pin Prior Information Notice 19 0
update Contract Addendum Notice 2 0
Contracts Finder
award Contract Award Notice 377 9
tender Tender Notice 198 9
pin Pipeline Notice 11 1
pin Pre-Procuement Notice 10 0
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Buyer names

This report covers buyer names that begin: DEFRA*.

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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.