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Strategic Procurement Unit
Chief Executive's
Plymouth City Council
Plymouth PL1 2AA
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01752 307967
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The Strategic Procurement Unit

The Strategic Procurement Unit offers advice to staff and suppliers on all aspects of procurement and contractual matters.

The team is working to make the Council's procurement processes and procedures as efficient and user-friendly as possible to make the maximum possible savings for the Council.

What rules apply to Plymouth City Council procurement?

Plymouth City Council staff must follow the rules outlined in our Contract Standing Orders when purchasing goods, works or services.

We ask that staff contact us if they intend to procure goods or services valued above £100,000.

Advice for businesses looking to supply Plymouth City Council

Plymouth City Council welcomes competition from new and established suppliers, both large and small. We will always endeavour to obtain the best value for money for the Council and effectively for Council tax payers. Please read our guide to Doing Business with the Council for advice.

Procurement and equality of opportunity

Plymouth City Council is committed to meetings it legal duties under the six strands of equality. Our aim is to eliminate discrimination, promote equality of opportunity and promote positive relations in the delivery of all services. The Council is responsible for meeting its duty on all functions, including those which are carried out by an external supplier. All organisations wishing to provide services on behalf of the Council must be able to demonstrate that all reasonable practicable steps are taken to allow equal access and equal treatment in employment and service delivery for all.