Published date: 10 June 2022

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

Closing: 11 July 2022, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Printing and related services - 79800000

Location of contract

North East

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

10 June 2022

Closing date

11 July 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

1 August 2022

Contract end date

31 July 2027

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure (above threshold)

A two-stage procedure, where the first stage is used to select suppliers, who are then invited to bid in the second stage.

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The Council wishes to establish a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) with a number of qualified and experienced suppliers to deliver a range of printing and fulfilment services.

The DPS will comprise of the following categories:

Category 1 - Printing and Fulfilment Services
Category 2 - Printing of Council News Magazine and Other Related Articles
Category 3 - General Print
Category 4 - Large Format Print
Category 5 - Promotional Print

The purpose of the DPS is to meet the Council's requirements for printing and fulfilment work that cannot be fulfilled by its internal multi-functional devices.

Suppliers who are admitted to the DPS will be invited to respond to tenders, as and when they are issued by the Council.

To access the procurement documents go to

How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer

Contact name

Hannah Millar


Regent Street