Date published: 07 March 2018 15:23

How to do business with us

We do all our tendering electronically via the e-tendering system, Bluelight.

To trade with us you will need to register with BlueLight, It’s free and easy to register, and once registered you will receive e-mail notification for any Requests for Quotation (RFQs) of tender notices.

Financial instructions for Tenders and Quotations


No quotations necessary – though it must be ensured that Best Value, in terms of economy, efficiency and effectiveness, is obtained.

£5,000 - £20,000

All such services and supplies require competition.  A minimum of three written quotations must be invited.   Request for Quotations are obtained via BlueLight, . Catalogues and Websites can be used for quotation purposes, but we would advise that the suppliers register with BlueLight.


All requirements above £20,000 are referred to Supply Chain Management for assessment.


A full tender exercise is undertaken.

Values that exceed the European threshold will be advertised via OJEU in addition to Bluelight.