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Nottinghamshire County Council - Proud of our past, ambitious for our future

On 1 October 2014 the council is moving to a new banking provider. This means the council's account details are changing.

Doing business with us

Are you thinking about doing business with Nottinghamshire County Council?

At Nottinghamshire County Council we spend approximately £200 million per annum with 18,000 suppliers and contractors who trade with us, and as the demand for good quality services increases so does the competition.

We consider ourselves to be transparent and fair when conducting business with suppliers and contractors. We aim to give all interested parties an opportunity to tender on equal terms and aim to encourage a diverse range of companies to do business with us.

These are the types of contractors and suppliers that we do business with:

What we purchase

These are the types of goods, works and services that we purchase (this list is not exhaustive):


  • Photocopiers

  • Office furniture and equipment

  • Computer hardware and software

  • Mobile phones

  • Vehicles

  • Clothing.


  • Property maintenance

  • Construction contracts

  • Engineering.


  • Consultancy (various)

  • External printing

  • Agency staff

  • Advertising

  • Insurance

  • Utilities.

Procurement process

We've put together some useful information for contractors and suppliers to explain our procurement process.

Download a copy of our document:


Our contracts range from long-term, short-term to one-off.

If you are a supplier and would like to view a list of our low level and larger contracts, visit our electronic contract noticeboard, Source Nottinghamshire, at: www.sourcenottinghamshire.co.uk

For useful information about:

  • Where we advertise our contracts

  • What we consider when selecting a contract

  • How we assess your suitability to undertake business with us

  • How we manage and monitor a contract

see our Explaining our recruitment process page.

View contracts online

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Visit our electronic noticeboard, Source Nottinghamshire at: www.sourcenottinghamshire.co.uk to view both our low-level and larger contracts.

Maximise your bid potential

Learn about PAS 9 – the industry standard for pre-qualification (PQQ) and bids – and increase the likelihood of winning contracts at two half day  training events in Leicester:

  • Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 May
  • Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 May 

The training is aimed at construction sector (contractors, specialists, suppliers) directors, board members, senior managers and Bid/PQQ Managers.

Book online.

For further information, email:

Nottinghamshire Growth Plan

The Nottinghamshire Growth Plan aims to deliver sustained improvements to the County's economy and a new sense of confidence amongst our business community and wider partnerships.
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