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Doing business with us

Introduction to supplying products, services and works to Basildon Council.

Each year, Basildon Council procures a wide variety of goods, works, and services. Many of those contract opportunities are advertised through these pages allowing businesses from across the Borough and beyond to bid for Council business. This page contains information and links that will assist you in learning more about the opportunities to work with the Council.

Understanding how we do business

When sourcing goods, works, and services, the Council looks for solutions that are both cost-effective and the most advantageous in other aspects, such as quality and performance. The Council also works within applicable procurement regulations.

Contract Opportunities and Registration

For information on the Council's contract opportunities, please see the links below:

For information on how to register your company information and allow the Council and other local authorities Essex to see your company details and to gain one-stop access to contract opportunities from local authorities across Essex, visit the Council's supplier portal. The supplier portal is a hub of information from and for members of the Procurement Agency for Essex. 

Business Continuity

The Council encourages businesses in the borough and businesses with which it works to maintain an up-to-date business continuity management plan. Business continuity is the process of preventing, surviving, and recovering from a crisis. Would your business survive a crisis? To find out more, review the Council's business continuity advice Business Continuity Advice.


The Council's procurement team is always interested in hearing from potential and existing suppliers. If you would like to discuss the information on these pages or require further information, please contact us at or call us on 01268 533333 and ask for a member of the Corporate Procurement Team