Durham County Council Procurement

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Buyer summary

Over the past year, Durham County Council* has publised 479 public procurement notices. Of these, 170 are tenders and 289 are awards. There are 281 unique titles.

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

(Scatter chart with 479 data points.)
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Operating locations

641 identifiable addresss were found. The main buyer location is Durham in region North East. From published data, 76% of Durham County Council's suppliers belong to the same region.

(UK geochart with 4 buyer locations and 637 supplier locations.)

Buyer locations:

  • Durham - 477
  • Middlesbrough - 2

Suppliers per region:

  • North East - 482
  • West Midlands - 26
  • Yorkshire and The Humber - 25
  • London - 23
  • North West - 22
  • South East - 17
  • East Midlands - 13
  • East of England - 13
  • South West - 8
  • England - 3
  • Scotland - 2
  • Wales - 2
  • Bavaria - 1
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Pin notices

9 published pin notices.

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Tender notices

139 published tender notices. (170 including duplicates.)

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Award notices

271 published award notices. (289 including duplicates.)

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Update notices

10 published update notices. (11 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
Dale Care North East 4 £164M
Comfort Call London 3 £164M
Allied Health Services West Midlands 2 £36M
Sanctuary Home Care West Midlands 2 £36M
My Homecare North East 1 £36M
Affinity Trust South East 1 £35M
Community Integrated Care North West 1 £35M
Creative Support North West 1 £35M
Education & Services for People with Autism North East 1 £35M
Home Group North East 1 £35M
Lifeways Community Care London 1 £35M
North East Autism Society North East 1 £35M
Potens North West 1 £35M
Richmond Fellowship London 1 £35M
Swanton Care & Community West Midlands 1 £35M
Thera Trust East Midlands 1 £35M
United Response London 1 £35M
Voyage West Midlands 1 £35M
CHS Healthcare Carehome Selection West Midlands 1 £547K
TRANSPORT
Jim Hughes Coaches North East 2 £105M
1 A CAB North East 1 £105M
8 Seater Travel North East 1 £105M
A2B Travel North East 1 £105M
Admire Taxis North East 1 £105M
at Taxis North East 1 £105M
Blueline Taxis North East 1 £105M
Central Taxis of Gateshead North East 1 £105M
Delta Executive Travel North East 1 £105M
Elite Taxis North East 1 £105M
Enterprise Travel North East 1 £105M
Garnetts Coaches North East 1 £105M
Go North East North East 1 £105M
Hodgson Coach Operators North East 1 £105M
Pauls Taxis North East 1 £105M
Readypay North East 1 £105M
Rowan Travel North East 1 £105M
Stanley Travel North East 1 £105M
Star Cabs North East 1 £105M
Steves Taxis North East 1 £105M
Dennis Eagle West Midlands 3 £4M
Stanley Travel North East North East 9 £1M
Abbies Taxis North East 3 £1M
Weardale Motor Services North East 2 £1M
Scarab Sweepers South East 1 £952K
Ford Motor East of England 1 £491K
North East Truck & Van North East 3 £357K
CONSTRUCTION
Rainton Construction North East 1 £38M
Pinkney Building Contractors North East 8 £20M
Esh Construction North East 7 £20M
Seymour Civil Engineering Contractors North East 6 £20M
Highway Construction Services North East 2 £20M
Arm Pipetek East Midlands 1 £15M
Clearway Drainage Systems North West 1 £15M
Kiely Bros West Midlands 1 £5M
Wolseley West Midlands 6 £4M
Crossling North East 2 £4M
Instarmac Group West Midlands 2 £2M
Bituchem Building Products South West 1 £2M
JT Dove North East 5 £2M
John Flowers North East 3 £2M
Colas South East 2 £2M
Biffa Waste Services South East 1 £2M
Thompsons of Prudhoe North East 1 £2M
Kingfisher Upvc Windows & Doors Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £499K
DEFENCE
Showsec East Midlands 1 £17M
FINANCE
Barrie Bookkeeping & Payroll Solutions Scotland 1 £10M
Darlington Association on Disability North East 1 £10M
Disability Syndicate East Midlands 1 £10M
Firefly Payroll South East 1 £10M
Leicestershire County Council East Midlands 1 £10M
Penderels Trust West Midlands 1 £10M
Peopleplus Group East Midlands 1 £10M
Raynet Recruitment Agency London 1 £10M
Civica London 2 £2M
Northgate Public Services East of England 2 £2M
PROFESSIONAL
Groundwork North East North East 4 £6M
Foundation of Light North East 2 £6M
Academy 3 13 North East 1 £6M
Back 2 Work Complete Training North West 1 £6M
Learning Curve Group North East 1 £6M
Core Assets Childrens Services West Midlands 2 £2M
Thirteen Housing Group North East 2 £2M
North East Autism Society North East 1 £600K
Uplift Associates North East 1 £600K
Cyrenians North East 1 £400K
MISCELLANEOUS
Bernicia Group North East 1 £2M
Cromwell Polythene Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £350K
ENVIRONMENT
Em1 Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £2M
MGL Demolition North East 1 £2M
Rhodar Yorkshire and The Humber 1 £2M
Safe Strip North East 1 £2M
Integrated Water Services West Midlands 1 £950K
INDUSTRIAL
Ashtead Plant Hire London 1 £1M
Clee Hill Plant East Midlands 1 £1M
Gap Group North East 1 £1M
J & B recycling North East 1 £1M
John Nixon North East 1 £1M
Mobile Mini North East 1 £1M
Obrien Waste recycling Solutions South East 1 £1M
Wernick Hire England 1 £1M

Contract values

Durham County Council provided financial information for 72% of its published procurement notices. The total maximum value excluding duplicates is £539M.

(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 14% duplication rate between the two portals. Below are 7 document types.

Short type Full type Total published Past 30 days
OJEU
tender Tender Notice 42 3
award Contract Award Notice 40 2
update Contract Addendum Notice 11 0
pin Prior Information Notice 8 0
Contracts Finder
award Contract Award Notice 249 21
tender Tender Notice 128 10
pin Pipeline Notice 1 0
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Buyer names

This report covers buyer names that begin: DURHAM COUNTY COUNCIL*.

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Collaborative procurement

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Further information

The following websites have been found in published notices.