Published date: 10 September 2021

Last edited date: 26 September 2021

This notice was replaced on 7 December 2021

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Awarded contract (published 7 December 2021)

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.

Contract summary


  • Signage - 34928470

  • Sign materials - 34928471

  • Sign posts - 34928472

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference

SMTC 21-02

Published date

10 September 2021

Closing date

4 October 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 November 2021

Contract end date

31 March 2022

Contract type


Procedure type

Open procedure (below threshold)

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

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

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Project overview
Shepton Mallet Town Council (the client) wishes to commission a Supplier to manufacture and install a range of on-street wayfinding infrastructure in the town
This Invitation to Tender document and all associated documentation issued to Suppliers sets out details of the client's requirements and how to submit your Tender. Please ensure you read it carefully, however should you need any further information please see section below on how to raise questions during the Tender period.
The procurement process is being undertaken as a one stage open process. This means any Supplier may submit a Tender as set out in this document.
The responses that the successful Supplier provides will form part of the Contract.

A clarification question and answer process will operate during the Tender Period as explained below. The objective of the clarification process is to give Suppliers the opportunity to submit questions to the client where they require clarification on the information contained in the Invitation to Tender. Suppliers should submit any clarification questions via email to Sue Manley at a minimum of 5 days before the Tender return date. We will endeavour to reply to any questions within 3 working days.

In order to treat Suppliers fairly, the client will provide an anonymised copy of any clarification questions received and the answers to those questions, to all Suppliers via an update to the information published on the portal.
Tender Return

How to Apply
Written tenders are to be submitted and received by post by 12 noon on Monday 04 October 2021. Any tenders received after this time will not be considered. The tender pack should be sealed to prevent the contents becoming known. The packs shall not have any external means of identifying the potential supplier. Tenders will not be accepted by email.

More information


About the buyer

Contact name

Sue Manley


1 Park Road


01749 343 984