Tenders

Northumberland National Park Authority is required by its standing orders to seek tenders before entering into contracts for purchases of more than £25,000. Tenders may also be used in other cases as determined by the National Park Authority.

When invitations to tender, invitations to quote, or lists of potential suppliers are being advertised, details will be given on this page.

Provision of PR and Marketing Support

Northumberland National Park Authority has a requirement for a PR and Marketing agency to support its communication and marketing functions and is inviting tenders from eligible suppliers.

Suppliers that would like to take part in this tender process are invited to “Express Interest” at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nnpa  upon which they will be given access to the full tender documentation delivery through this e-tendering system.

When the tender documents have been made available involved suppliers will receive notification via email and the tender documents can be accessed from the “My Tenders” area of the website and selecting the “View Details” button of this project.

The deadline for submissions of the tender will be 12 noon on the 12th June 2019.

Provision of Fac. Management Services, Mechanical and Electrical

The Authority is the owner of The Sill: National Landscape Discovery Centre. The building is owned and managed by the Authority with areas sublet to the YHA (86 bed hostel), and catering franchise (90 covers). The building is open 364 days of the year as a youth hostel and visitor centre, so continuous services will need to be provided.

It is of modern construction with a complex mechanical and electrical system to aid the efficient running of the building.

The Authority is looking to agree a contract with the right Company to manage the servicing of mechanical and electrical equipment for three years. In doing so, the Company will ensure statutory compliance on behalf of the Authority, monitor remedial works, liaise with 3rd parties over contractual issues throughout.

Suppliers that would like to take part in this tender process are invited to “Express Interest” at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nnpaupon which they will be given access to the full tender documentation delivery through this e-tendering system.

When the tender documents have been made available involved suppliers will receive notification via email and the tender documents can be accessed from the ‘My Tenders’ area of the e-tendering website (https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nnpa) and selecting the ‘View Details’ button of this project.

The deadline for submissions of the tender will be noon on the 28th June 2019.

Contracts

Current long-term contracts between Northumberland National Park Authority and the relevant service providers.

Type of contractCurrent providerLength of contractDate to re-tender
InsuranceNFU4 years 01/07/2020
Planning legal servicesNewcastle City Council3 years01/04/2021
Property services Newcastle City Council3 years01/04/2021
Internal auditNewcastle City Council3 years01/04/2021
Historic buildings and conservation area adviceNorthumberland County Council3 years01/04/2021
Cleaning services (head office)Lees Premier Cleaning5 years05/02/2023
The SillOrion Solutions Ltd.3 years31/07/2020
Human resources adviceNorthumberland County Council3 years01/04/2021
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