Doing business with the Council

Overview

We expect to spend approximately £260m a year on a range of goods, works and services from third party suppliers. Obtaining best value is an essential requirement and one that cannot be achieved without the support of all our suppliers.

Where to find help

Contract opportunities

The Chest

We advertise all contract opportunities on The Chest, the North West Procurement Portal. By registering your Company details on The Chest you can unlock procurement opportunities with all Local Authorities within the North West of England.

National contract finder

We advertise all opportunities over £25,000 on the Gov.UK website.

No purchase order - no pay

We operate a strict no purchase order - no pay policy.