Decision details

Approval to procure a contract(s) for the provision of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and corporate workwear

Reference: D50174

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The council’s current contracts for the supply of personal protection equipment (PPE), and workwear and uniforms are due to expire on 10th April 2020. Approval will therefore be sought to procure new contracts for the supply of these goods beyond the above date. It is anticipated that the procurement will be in two lots, one for PPE and one for workwear and uniforms. 


The Director of Resources and Housing approved:

a)  That the Council commence a procurement under the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules for new contracts for the supply of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and Corporate Workwear to the Council;

b)  That the tender exercise be split in to 2 lots; Lot 1 for the provision of PPE and Lot 2 for the provision of corporate workwear and that a contract be awarded to the successful tender for each lot for a term of 3 years with an option to extend for a further 12 months.

c)  The tenders received be evaluated on the basis of a 60% price and 40% on quality

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);


Chief Officer Shared Services, Procurement Category Manager, Council’s Health Safety lead and key users in Directorates.

Contact: Tony Newbould, Assistand Head- Financial Services 0113 3788294 Email:

Publication date: 02/10/2019

Date of decision: 10/10/2019

Effective from: 18/10/2019

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