Many businesses supply goods and services to the council. If you're a businesses that is looking to contract with us, you should have some insight into our buying policies and the rules and procedures we have to follow.

You can also search our current contracts and tenders.

Our policies and regulations

Croydon Council tenders and contracts regulations (PDF, 956KB)
All contracts covered by these regulations will be cost effective, efficient and add value to life experiences of the people and communities of Croydon. All council officers involved in the commissioning and procurement process must comply with these regulations.

Croydon Council commissioning framework, 2019 to 2023 (PDF, 7.4MB)
Sets out our  commissioning principles and our approach to ensuring the services we deliver  meet local needs and deliver value for money.

Social value policy - Value Croydon
Go to the Value Croydon website to see our framework for maximising the social value, or social benefit, achieved from all commissioning and procurement activities.

Croydon Council Premier Supplier Programme
Enables suppliers to be paid earlier than the standard terms in return for a small rebate deduction.

Equality in Croydon  
Read about our commitment to equality and the Opportunity and Fairness Commission.

Purchase order terms and conditions (PDF, 58KB)

Standard terms and conditions, provision of service conditions of contract – long form (Word, 130KB)

Standard terms and conditions, provision of service conditions of contract – short form (Word, 130KB)

Invitation to tender and instructions for tendering (Word, 636KB)

Tender responses (Word, 303KB)

National policies and regulations

Public procurement policy - GOV.UK

Modern slavery - GOV.UK 

Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation - GOV.UK

The Living Wage Foundation

The Social Value Act - introductory guide - GOV.UK

Corporate Commissioning and Procurement team


Corporate Commissioning and Procurement team, Croydon Council , Bernard Weatherill House, 3rd Floor, Zone G, Croydon CR0 1EA , United Kingdom