The £1.13 billion City Deal programme will involve the procurement of a whole host of goods and services
At tier one level this will include roads, bridges and improved transport infrastructure, quay walls, remediation, construction, public realm works, design and architectural consulting services, legal services, professional services - assisting further capital developments for housing, retail and commercial.
Projects will be delivered over a twenty year period, although it is anticipated that the majority of procurement and construction activity will be completed within the first ten years. Beyond that, further procurement will be delivered through new land sites realised through the programme. As yet, the detail around this has not been established.
City Deal contract opportunities, where appropriate, will be advertised and awarded through Public Contracts Scotland. Register on the PCS website and select the City Deal category to receive automatic updates.
Details of upcoming contracts, values and anticipated procurement timescales are available City Deal Procurement Plans [2Mb]. These may be subject to change and will continue to be updated.
Scottish SMEs and Third Sector organsations interested in bidding for and winning public sector contracts can access free training and support from the Supplier Development Programme.
The Glasgow City Region City Deal procurement strategy [4Mb], is a new collaborative approach to procurement by the 8 member authorities. It confirms the partners' commitment to working together under the umbrella of the City Deal Programme to explore and develop best practice strategies to allow us to procure the best, leading to better value and better opportunities for local business and residents and ultimately to assist in driving greater regional economic growth.
Community Benefits Strategy
Community benefits are a key component in maximising social, economic and environmental benefits within the City Deal programme. The Community Benefits Strategy [480kb] aims to build on existing good practice across the eight local authorities to deliver community benefits, and ensures a consistent and collaborative approach is adopted, maximising the opportunities and benefits delivered to the community. Successful suppliers delivering City Deal contracts will be expected to embrace the ethos of the City Deal and deliver a range of community benefits relevant to the contracts.