Supporting local construction businesses in York

City of York Council is encouraging local construction businesses to bid for, and win, a contract to become a supplier with the council.

Local suppliers can find out more about the procurement process and how to tender for work with the council, through a free workshop taking place on Monday 19 August at West Offices.

Cllr Andrew Waller, Executive Member for Economy and Strategic Planning, at City of York Council, said: “This is a great opportunity for local construction businesses to find out about the procurement process and how they can access the council contracts.”

The procurement team will be on hand to talk through the procurement processes and how to tender for work including, information on:

  • Yortender, how to use the system
  • quality elements, what information we look out for
  • general procurement support
  • construction Line
  • upcoming work

The workshop will be split in two sessions, morning and afternoon. The morning session will begin at 9.30 till 12 noon and the afternoon session will begin at 1.30pm till 4pm.

Suppliers can either drop in at any time, or book a place with

Subcontractors can also attend but please email their details across in advance so the team is able to contact them and provide them the information of the event.