Decision details

Approval to award new contracts for the supply of Personal Protective Equipment (‘PPE’) and Corporate Workwear/Uniforms

Reference: D57320

Decision Maker: Director of Strategy and Resources

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


a) The Director of Strategy & Resources has approved the award of new contracts for the supply and delivery of PPE and Workwear/Uniforms. The award of contracts are to the following suppliers:
• Arden Winch & Company Ltd
• Arco Ltd
• SMI Int Group Ltd
• Protective Wear Supplies Ltd
b) The length of the contracts will be for 3 years with an option to extend for a further 12-months period.
c) The estimated value of these contracts over a 4-year period is £3.84 million pounds.
d) New contracts will commence on the 10th April 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter.

This is a significant operational decision as a direct result of a key decision taken on 19/09/2023 (Approval to Procure)

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Jeff Thompson, Health & Safety Manager 07891 271243 Email:

Publication date: 27/03/2024

Date of decision: 27/03/2024

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