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Tendering

Tendering is a formal competitive bidding process where suppliers compete under strict rules for contracts.

It is used to ensure:

  • competition
  • openness
  • fairness
  • accountability

If you would like to submit a tender

We advertise our current tenders on this page.

You'll need to request an application form and a brief description of the work we're looking for.
The advertisement will tell you how to do this.

If you think you can supply the service we need, return the application form and all the information requested by the return date.
If you application is successful, we'll let you know and send you a full invitation to tender.

The invitation will contain full details of the tendering requirements, including instructions on how and when to return your bid.
You must follow these instructions exactly or your bid may be rejected.

Do:

  • follow the instructions
  • provide all the information asked for
  • ask if you're in doubt
  • use the tender reply label

Don’t:

  • amend the documents or change the way in which you're asked to provide the information
  • mark the tender return envelope in any way to show any indication of your name
  • send in pages or books or unnecessary documentation

Access or register for tenders online

A tender submitted doesn't automatically guarantee it will be put forward for selection.

The awarding of tenders is subject to rigorous evaluation and the council is not obliged to make an award of tender.

Current tenders

If you are interested in taking part in the process and would like free help and support to make sure you are ready, contact the Corporate Procurement Team.

Corporate Procurement

4th Floor, Roycraft House, 15 Linton Road, Barking IG11 8HE

020 8227 5234

corporate.procurement@lbbd.gov.uk

Creation of  new SEN classrooms and external works - Southwood Primary School, Dagenham Toggle accordion

The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham (LBBD) is intending to appoint a contractor to complete a project at Southwood Primary School, Keppel Road, Dagenham, Greater London, RM9 5LT

The works comprise the creation of a new SEN classrooms and external works to include SEN classrooms, small group room and accessible WC/hygiene room, connected to the existing building.

Site set up/Demolition works - Monday 26 July 2021 (Note: 26 July to end August 2021 is school summer holiday period).

Completion of Works - 17 December 2021.

Site visits strictly by appointment only.

Further information and tender documents are available on our e-tendering portal.

Any questions regarding the tender should be addressed through the portal in the messaging section.

Closing date - Friday 11 June 2021, 5pm.

Replacement of above ground heating pipework and cast-iron radiators - Barking Abbey School (Longbridge Road) Toggle accordion

Replacement of above ground heating pipework and cast-iron radiators at Barking Abbey School, Longbridge Road, Barking, Essex, IG11 8UF.

The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham (LBBD) is intending to appoint a contractor to assist in the completion of a project from the 2021/2022 work program. The project is to include the replacement of the existing above ground heating pipework and cast iron radiators and associated mechanical equipment.

The contract is to be spread over two years during the school summer holidays. The contract duration on site will not exceed 6 weeks for each phase.

The work for phase 1 is to start on 26 July 2021 and to be completed no later than 6 weeks after the agreed start date (1 September 2021)

The work for phase 2 is to start on 27 July 2022 and to be completed no later than 6 weeks after the agreed start date (1 September 2022)

Site visit strictly by appointment only

Further information and tender documents are available on our e-tendering portal.

Any questions regarding the tender should be addressed through the portal in the messaging section.

Closing date - 5pm Friday 28 May 2021.

Adult and Children’s Services procurement

Find out more about our Adult and Community Services and Children’s Services procurement.