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We spend approximately £15 million each year buying goods and services, in providing services to the people of Preston.
In spending that money, our duty to citizens in Preston is to ensure value for money and a high standard of service.
Our contracts register lists details all its current contracts as specified by the current Governments - Transparency Agenda directives, which focuses on making local councils more transparent.
Current contract opportunities can be viewed on The Chest, a supplier portal developed for local authorities in the North West.
You can view all current contract opportunities for Preston City Council through the Pro Actis website.
To view current contracts for Preston City Council, please select 'The Chest' from the Portals dropdown list and in the organisations list, select 'Preston City Council' and update your search.
Access to and participation in tendering and quotation exercises is free of charge for suppliers.
Suppliers can register online at The Chest, to receive email updates on opportunities that match their capabilities.
The use of this portal will be the preferred method of sourcing goods, works and services for Preston City Council.
The way that the council does business will always reflect its priorities for improvement, we
therefore decided that it would be useful for our potential suppliers and sub-contractors to have
This can be found in the document, How to do business with the council in the documents section on this page.
The Purchase Order Terms and Conditions are conditions which cover all purchase orders and shall apply, unless reference to a specific contract is given on the Purchase Order. In which case the terms and conditions of the specified contract shall apply in conjunction with these terms and conditions in the order of priority identified in the specified contract.
Minor changes to these terms and conditions may be evidenced on the face of the purchase order form used by us. Any purchase by the Buyer is conditional upon acceptance of these terms and conditions by the Provider.
If the Provider does not wish to accept these terms and conditions, then the Provider should not accept the Purchase Order, and should inform the Buyer forthwith.
These Purchase Order Terms and Conditions are available from the documents section on this page.
If you require help with something in this section, please contact us.