Published date: 31 January 2024

Last edited date: 12 February 2024

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: 20 February 2024, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Urban planning services - 71410000

Location of contract

SG14 1HR

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

31 January 2024

Closing date

20 February 2024

Closing time


Contract start date

1 March 2024

Contract end date

28 February 2026

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

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

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

This is an accelerated procedure.


3 weeks is sufficient time for prospective consultants to formulate and submit a tender.

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To provide professional planning expertise to support the development of a Neighbourhood Plan.

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Additional text

Important Note: As a result of a boundary commission review that was implemented in May 2023 there are (now) six wards in Hertford:

Bengeo North (formerly known as Bengeo). Bengeo North is the coterminous area of the former Bengeo Ward.
The adopted NP for Bengeo covers the Bengeo North ward area and no other area(s).

Bengeo South - brand new as of May 2023 - no NP

Castle - amended as part of the May 2023 boundary review (by removing areas that then became Bengeo South and Kingsmead West)

Kingsmead East (formerly known as Kingsmead). Kingsmead East is the coterminous area of the former Kingsmead Ward
The adopted NP for Kingsmead covers the Kingsmead East ward area and no other area(s).

Kingsmead West - brand new as of May 2023 - no NP

Sele - not amended in May 2023
The adopted Sele NP covers the Sele Ward area and no other area(s).

About the buyer

Contact name

Joseph Whelan


The Castle