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West Lothian Council procures supplies, services and works to an approximate value of £220 million per annum.  

What is Public Procurement?

Public procurement is the process by which public bodies acquire goods, services and works from third parties to meet customer and service user needs. Procurement covers all activities from identification of a requirement through to the end of the useful life or disposal of an asset.

The council procures a diverse range of supplies, services and works. For example, stationery, electricity and even the construction of a new school.

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How can we help?

We can provide expert advice to help you better understand the procurement process and identify opportunities using Public Contract Scotland and other UK tendering portals. This will help you to complete Pre-Qualification Questionnaires and create high scoring content that will be used when tendering.

You can view our Procurement Advice flyer here.

Contact us by email if you would like to receive 1-2-1 support:


Procurement Opportunity

Job Title: Property Maintenance and Refurbishment

Company: Scotland Excel

This Contract is for the provision of a range of repair, maintenance and refurbishment services to commercial and domestic properties which Councils, Scotland Excel associate members and other bodies participating in this procurement as detailed in this notice may require.

Find out more and apply here.

Supplier Development Programme

The Supplier Development Programme (SDP) is a business support initiative using training and information to improve the competitiveness of local businesses.  The training provided helps businesses become tender ready for public procurement and improve all-round efficiency, sustainability and market potential.


Public Contracts Scotland

All West Lothian Council contract opportunities are advertised on Public Contracts Scotland (PCS). PCS is provided by the Scottish Government and is designed to allow all business access to public sector contract opportunities in Scotland. Its use is free of charge and the council encourages all suppliers to register their details on PCS.

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