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Due to essential maintenance, the following systems will be unavailable from 6.00pm on Monday 2 October until 8.00am on Tuesday 3 October: our online council tax, business rates and housing benefit services, and our welfare assistance form. You will also not be able to register to pay council tax online, make a change of address for council tax or cancel single person discount. You are still able to make a payment during this time. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Contracts Register

The register lists all contracts, commissioned activity, purchase orders, framework agreements and other legally enforceable agreements, including waste collection contracts, that exceed £5,000. It is updated quarterly.

Publication of these lists forms part of our commitment to being open and transparent with residents. The reports show a number of columns of data which are explained in the table below:

ColumnField NameExplanation
AOrganisation nameThe name of the organisation
BProject referenceThe reference number assigned to the project
CEstimated valueThe estimated value of the contract
DProject titleThe title of the contract
EDepartmentThe service area responsible for managing the contract
FContract start dateThe start date of the contract
GContract end dateThe end date of the contract
HReview dateReview of whether or not to be retendered and when it should be retendered
IContract periodThe contract period in months
JExtensionsThe number of extensions available to the contract
KTypeThe type of procurement exercise undertaken to establish the contract
LCompany nameThe name of the company awarded the contract
MTownThe town the company is addressed to
NCountyThe county the company is addressed to
OPostcodeThe postcode of the company
PIs SMEIf the company is a small medium enterprise
QSupplier classificationDescription of what type of supplier
RCompany registration numberThe company registration number

The reports below are available in comma separated variable (CSV) format:

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  • County Durham
  • United Kingdom
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