Doing business with North Devon Council
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Business procurement

Doing business with North Devon Council

The Supplying the Southwest portalexternal website gives suppliers a one-stop shop window on contract opportunities, where suppliers can register their interest in doing business with us and other local authorities in the region.

You can also use the portal to find information on existing contracts and new opportunities. We will adding information about NDC contract in the near future.

Details of all contracts valued in excess of £25,000 will be available in on our contracts register. The register will provide details of past, current and proposed contracts and includes contacts for enquiries.

We use the following guidelines for most goods and services contracts that we let under competitive tendering:
  • Below £5,000: no formal tendering procedure. manager to demonstrate value for money
  • Between £5,000 and £39,999: written quotations invited (minimum of three)
  • Between £40,000 and £173,934: written tenders invited (minimum of four)
  • Above the EU threshold (for goods and Services £173,934, for works £4,348,350): EU tender process or framework

Our formal UK tenders are advertised in the local and national press, Supplying the South West Procurement Portal, trade journals and, at EU level, the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU).

Sustainable procurement strategy

North Devon Council's Sustainable Procurement Strategy (pdf 146 kB) PDF logo sets out a framework for our approach to procurement.

We will be fully transparent to the public about what we spend, and who it is spent with; this will involve publishing online details of anything we spend that costs more than £500.

This strategy sets out our approach to achieving procurement excellence across NDC.

Devon Procurement  Partnership

North Devon Council is a member of the Devon Procurement Partnershipexternal website which aims at to maximise the benefits of spending by Devon public sector bodies  with their external suppliers.

Contact information

Procurement and Service Delivery Manager
North Devon Council
Civic Centre
North Walk
EX31 1EA

Telephone: 01271 388273
For Typetalk: precede with 18001
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