Defra Procurement

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Buyer summary

Over the past year, Defra* has publised 726 public procurement notices. Of these, 262 are tenders and 418 are awards. There are 528 unique titles.

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

(Scatter chart with 726 data points.)
Location map

Operating locations

365 identifiable addresss were found. The main buyer location is London in region London. From published data, 17% of Defra's suppliers belong to the same region.

(UK geochart with 25 buyer locations and 340 supplier locations.)

Buyer locations:

  • London - 504
  • Peterborough - 110
  • Bristol - 44
  • Kenilworth - 20
  • Exeter - 11
  • York - 10
  • Surrrey - 4
  • Nottingham - 4
  • Leeds - 4
  • Reading - 3
  • Warrington - 3
  • Solihull - 3
  • Worthing - 3
  • Shrewsbury - 2
  • Worcester - 1

Suppliers per region:

  • South East - 59
  • London - 58
  • South West - 43
  • East of England - 36
  • Yorkshire and The Humber - 28
  • North West - 23
  • East Midlands - 20
  • West Midlands - 19
  • Scotland - 16
  • Wales - 9
  • North East - 5
  • Northern Ireland - 3
  • None - 3
  • New York - 2
  • Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes - 2
  • Saxony-Anhalt - 1
  • Gelderland - 1
  • Brong-Ahafo Region - 1
  • Ontario - 1
  • South Holland - 1
  • Eastern Region - 1
  • Utrecht - 1
  • Madrid - 1
  • California - 1
  • Centre-Loire Valley - 1
  • Distrito de Portalegre - 1
  • Paraná - 1
  • Bavaria - 1
  • England - 1
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Pin notices

37 published pin notices. (44 including duplicates.)

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Tender notices

230 published tender notices. (262 including duplicates.)

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Award notices

402 published award notices. (418 including duplicates.)

View update notices

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
TECHNOLOGY
CSC Computer Sciences London 1 £126M
Belmont Press East Midlands 2 £2M
Fine Print Services South East 2 £2M
Atos IT Services London 1 £590K
Fivium London 2 £154K
Nla Media Access South East 1 £129K
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment London 1 £30K
SAC Commercial Scotland 1 £___
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
Interserve Facilities Management London 3 £256K
Breheny Civil Engineering East of England 1 £249K
ENVIRONMENT
Clan Tools & Plant Scotland 2 £2M
Acumen Waste Services West Midlands 2 £1M
Bureau Veritas West Midlands 1 £1M
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology South East 4 £560K
RSK ADAS North West 12 £426K
Fera Science Yorkshire and The Humber 2 £426K
Ricardo AEA South East 2 £413K
Met Office South West 1 £187K
Gardiner & Theobald London 1 £150K
Kings College London London 1 £129K
Lda Design South East 1 £101K
TNS London 1 £60K
SAC Commercial Scotland 1 £45K
Atkins East of England 1 £18K
Jacobs Scotland 1 £___
FOOD
SAC Commercial Scotland 3 £733K
Niab East of England 2 £733K
RSK ADAS North West 2 £733K
Cranfield University East of England 1 £115K
London Economics London 1 £60K
Hallmark Meat Hygiene South West 1 £___
PROFESSIONAL
ICF Consulting Services London 2 £626K
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment London 1 £626K
Queens University Belfast Northern Ireland 1 £299K
Merrick London 2 £293K
SAC Commercial Scotland 2 £281K
Davitt Jones Bould South West 1 £214K
KPMG London 1 £205K
Ricardo AEA South East 1 £200K
TNS Scotland 1 £198K
Cranfield University East of England 1 £180K
Exeter University South West 2 £161K
RSK ADAS North West 4 £138K
LGC London 2 £135K
Frontier Economics London 1 £122K
Kantar London 1 £120K
Sheffield Hallam University Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £100K
Pricewaterhousecoopers London 1 £84K
Renaisi London 2 £77K
WSP London 1 £60K
Eunomia Research & Consulting South West 2 £59K
Bevan Brittan South West 1 £52K
Atkins South East 2 £43K
Care First South West 1 £40K
Jba Consulting Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £36K
Research Works East of England 1 £35K
TNS London 1 £34K
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology South East 2 £29K
Jba Consulting South East 1 £27K
Cambridge Econometrics East of England 1 £26K
Birmingham University West Midlands 1 £25K
Resource Futures South West 2 £19K
Bam Nuttall South East 1 £___
Jackson Civil Engineering Group East of England 1 £___
Jacobs South East 1 £___
Jeremy Benn Associates Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £___
Ove Arup & Partners London 1 £___
HEALTH
Illumina Cambridge East of England 2 £438K
Qiagen North West 1 £22K
INDUSTRIAL
Enviro Technology Services South West 2 £200K
Air Monitors South West 1 £200K
Eppendorf East of England 1 £100K
Fisher Scientific East Midlands 3 £69K
Agilent Technologies Lda North West 1 £60K
Scientific Laboratory Supplies East Midlands 2 £31K
Wolf Laboratories Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £31K
Tecniplast London 1 £26K
Campbell Scientific East Midlands 1 £24K
Tecan South East 1 £21K
Scientific Laboratory Supplies Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £18K
Beckman Coulter South East 1 £13K
VWR East Midlands 1 £12K
Thermo Fisher Scientific South East 1 £11K
Boc East of England 1 £___
FINANCE
Pricewaterhousecoopers London 1 £166K
Facultatieve Technologies Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £152K
KPMG London 1 £100K
OFFICE
Public Analyst Scientific Services West Midlands 1 £80K
MISCELLANEOUS
Agilent Technologies Lda North West 1 £78K
Roche Diagnostics South East 1 £23K
Qiagen North West 1 £21K

Contract values

Defra provided financial information for 67% of its published procurement notices. The total maximum value excluding duplicates is £845M.

(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 30 6
award Contract Award Notice 22 3
pin Prior Information Notice 16 2
update Contract Addendum Notice 2 0
Contracts Finder
award Contract Award Notice 396 72
tender Tender Notice 232 24
pin Pre-Procuement Notice 15 0
pin Pipeline Notice 13 1
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Top keywords

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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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  • None

Further information

The following websites have been found in published notices.