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.


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

Contracts marked with * contain 2 x 12 month options to extend. If the options are taken the re-tender date will change accordingly.

Type of contractCurrent providerLength of contractDate to re-tender
InsuranceNFU3 years01/12/2024
Planning legal servicesWard Hadaway3 years31/05/2025
General legal servicesWard Hadaway3 years31/05/2025
Property legal servicesWard Hadaway3 years31/05/2025
Legal assistance to the monitoring officerWard Hadaway3 years31/05/2025
Property Services – Rural EstateGSC Grays3 years31/03/2026
Property Services – BuiltYoungs RPS3 years31/03/2026
Internal auditNewcastle City Council3 years31/03/2025
Historic buildings and conservation area adviceNorthumberland County Council6 years31/03/2024
Cleaning services (head office)Condliffe Cleaning3 years31/03/2026
Cleaning Services (The Sill and Hadrian's Wall sites)Condliffe Cleaning3 years*01/07/2024
Human resources adviceDurham County Council3 years31/07/2025
Telephony ServicesYB Communications Ltd t/a Northern Telecom3 years*30/09/2024
Mobile PhoneDaisy Corporate Services3 years*30/09/2024