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Public Sector Round-Up 16.10.20

In the news this week: Salford’s solar farm and hydroelectric schemes will power 638 homes, £103m fund to help heritage organisations and specialist contractors, and a £24m energy saving scheme announced in Leeds.
Our top OJEU notices are: A contract to maintain 30,000 trees in Welwyn Hatfield, over £2m to digitise medical records in Birmingham, and the design and manufacture of a new transport system for Southend on Sea Pier.
This week we also saw 1061 new notices published to the marketplace, that’s an 11% increase on last week and a 27% increase on the number published in the first week of October.


UK tender publishing update

1061

762

299

Total UK NoticesLow-Value NoticesOJEU Notices
Tender notices published in the UK between 09.10.20 & 15.10.20

1061 notices were published between 09.10.20 and 15.10.20, an 11% increase on the
number of notices published the previous week.
As of 16.10.20, there are over 2900 live notices across all industries on Tender Direct.
If you would like more information about the types of opportunities available for your business, we would be happy to provide you with a free Market Overview.


In the news this week

‘State-of-the-art’ solar farm and new hydroelectric schemes will power 638 homes
5,094 solar panels are planned for Salford with work set to start on site by summer 2021, and will last 5 months. Plans for a hyrdo-electric installation to power 200 homes has also been announced.
Salford council will spend £2m on this project with an additional £1.7 coming from the EU. They have invested a lot of funding into creating green spaces and cycle ways in the last 10 years, and these developments will also see improvements made to existing cycle ways.

Heritage organisations get £103m recovery fund
Funding from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund has been awarded to 445 heritage organisations in England. The funding will help organisations survive the pandemic while also allowing them to commission repair and maintenance work – which is great news for specialist contractors. Each of the 445 organisations can apply for grants of up to £1m.

Council announces £24m energy saving scheme for council homes
Leeds City Council aims to cut both their tenants’ energy bills and the city’s carbon footprint. They are currently tendering for the design, development and delivery of six heating networks.
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Top OJEU contract award notices

Title: United Kingdom-Welwyn Garden City: Tree-maintenance services
Short description: Contract for tree maintenance services to the Council, who maintain 30,000 trees across the Borough, those owned and managed by itself and also trees owned by the Highway’s Council, Herts County Council. 
Published By: Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Date Published: 12 October 2020
Framework/DPS: Yes
Value excluding VAT: £1,600,000.00
Number of tenders received: 4 (of which were SMEs: 4)
Contractors: Maydencroft Ltd
View full award notice with your Tenders Direct login HERE

Title: United Kingdom-Birmingham: Scanning services
Short description: Contract for the digitisation of paper medical records directly into a GP practice clinical system.
Published by: NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group
Date Published: 12 October 2020
Framework/DPS: No
Value excluding VAT: £2,778,432.65
Number of tenders received: 9
Contractors: Northgate Public Services (UK) Ltd
View full award notice with your Tenders Direct login
HERE

Title: United Kingdom-Southend-on-Sea: Railway and tramway locomotives and rolling stock and associated parts
Short description: Contract for the manufacture of a new transport system for Southend on Sea Pier – including design, development, assembly, installation and operation of the new transport system equipment.
Published By: Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
Date Published: 13 October 2020
Framework/DPS: No
Value excluding VAT: £ 2,936,500.00
Number of tenders received: 2 (of which were SMEs: 1)
Contractors: Severn Lamb Ltd
View full award notice with your Tenders Direct login HERE


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