Tussell Round-up: £14.5B in opportunities last week

Here are the latest opportunities and trends in public procurement, mined from Tussell’s unique database of UK government contracts.

Last week public sector buyers published 662 tender opportunities worth £14.5B.

Construction remained the top sector last week

£8.4B worth of Construction opportunities were posted last week, making it yet again the most lucrative sector in UK public procurement. London is driving the boom this week, with Haringey Council running the procurement for the £2B London Construction Programme Framework.

Construction donut

£5B of IT & Telecoms frameworks expiring 

There are potentially lucrative opportunities upcoming in all sectors through 2019. IT & Telecoms are leading the way, with £5B worth of frameworks expiring between now and November 2019. Sign up to see which frameworks are about to expire in your sector. 

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Last week's top opportunities:

Contracting Authority Contract Title Bid Deadline Tender Value
Network Rail

CP6 Framework - Western and Wales

London Borough of Haringey Construction, Estates and Property (DPS) 18/09/2025


Crown Commercial Service

Utilities Switching Services (DPS)

22/08/2022 £1.5B
LHC Building Components and Services New Home Construction 12/10/2018 £1B
Transport Scotland

Trunk Road Management

PIN £720M

Balfour Beatty named on awards worth £108M this week

Balfour Beatty was the winner on three awards published in the last week, totalling £108M. This includes a £65M contract from the University of Edinburgh for the remodelling of one of their buildings. 


Healthcare the top sector for SMEs

748 SMEs won contracts last week. More than 200 SMEs were named as suppliers on multiple frameworks providing training for apprentices. 

Top sector list

See all of the current open opportunities marked as suitable for SMEs.

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