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Procurement - Glasgow City Region City Deal

Procurement

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  pdf icon City Deal Procurement Plans [2Mb]. These may be subject to change and will continue to be updated.

Contacts details are provided at the bottom of each of the member authority areas - accessed under Partners. 

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.


Procurement Strategy

The Glasgow City Region City Deal pdf icon 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 pdf icon Community Benefits Strategy [480kb] aims to build on existing good practice across the eight local authorities, ensuring a consistent and collaborative approach and maximising opportunities and benefits for the community. The following case studies demonstrate successful suppliers delivering City Deal contracts, embracing the ethos of the City Deal and delivering a range of community benefits.

Cameron Laidlaw (19), Apprentice

Transforming Sighthill