Published date: 12 August 2020

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 18 September 2020, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Environmental engineering consultancy services - 71313000

  • IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support - 72000000

  • Administration services - 75100000

    • Accounting and auditing services - 79210000

Location of contract


Value of contract

£600,000 to £840,000

Procurement reference


Published date

12 August 2020

Closing date

18 September 2020

Closing time


Contract start date

1 April 2021

Contract end date

31 March 2026

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

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Herefordshire Council is undertaking the procurement of this contract (Management Services) on behalf of the River Lugg Internal Drainage Board. The new contract will commence on 1st April 2021 for an initial term of 5 years with the option to extend for a further 2 years (maximum of 7 years). The services include: A Clerk who acts as the main contact for the Board, ensuring the directions of the Board are carried out, attending and organising board meetings, agendas and minutes. A Responsible Finance Officer, preparing and monitoring accounts, records of payments and rate receipts, VAT accounts, and accounts for the annual audit. An Area Engineer, who develops a strategy and capital programme of works to respond to needs and changes in legislation and supervises the work of the maintenance works sub-contractors. General office facilities and administration, including annual billing and rates collection, including court action. IT facilities, including back up of data with off-site storage for media, accounting package, geographical information system and rating system. A website, including digital mapping functionality. Please register on the ProContract e-Tendering Portal to obtain access to the tender documents -

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About the buyer

Contact name

Carrie Deeley


Council Offices
Plough Lane
United Kingdom


Closing: 18 September 2020, 12pm