Procurement at Coal Authority

Supplying goods and services to the Coal Authority.


For more information, email procurement@coal.gov.uk.

Conditions of contract and guidelines for contractors and consultants

Safety, health and environment: Coal Authority guidelines for contractors (PDF, 257 KB, 8 pages)
Coal Authority contract for supply of complex services of more than £100,000 (ODT, 232 KB)
Coal Authority contract for supply of services from £20,000 to £100,000 (ODT, 156 KB)
Coal Authority terms and conditions for lower value goods and services (ODT, 86.5 KB)

Contract categories

Facilities management

  • maintenance of office equipment, landscape maintenance and planting
  • car hire, catering, cleaning and security services

Services

  • engineering design services, quantity surveying and surveying
  • legal, human resources and financial services
  • information, public and corporate relations
  • valuation, property and land management including acquisition

Analysis

  • testing and sampling of water, gases and soils
  • monitoring movement of tips

Construction

  • civil engineering of minewater treatment schemes
  • minor civils requirements such as fencing and dealing with ground collapses
  • builders and decorators for repairs to properties

Operation and maintenance

  • operation of minewater treatment plants using chemicals
  • maintenance of smaller sites such as general tidying and fencing repairs

Drilling

  • drilling of boreholes and for site or ground investigation works

Information and communications technology

  • provision of services, supply of hardware and software

Locations

  • Mansfield headquarters
  • site specific
  • UK coalfield regions
  • regional contracts

Awarded one-off contracts

Coal Authority awarded contracts 2022 (ODS, 8.4 KB)
Coal Authority awarded contracts 2021 (ODS, 8.49 KB)
Coal Authority awarded contracts 2020 (ODS, 6.58 KB)
Coal Authority awarded contracts 2019 (PDF, 56.8 KB, 2 pages)
Coal Authority awarded contracts 2018 (PDF, 22 KB, 2 pages)
Coal Authority awarded contracts 2017 (PDF, 25.5 KB, 2 pages)
Coal Authority awarded contracts 2016 (PDF, 22.1 KB, 2 pages)
Coal Authority awarded contracts 2015 (PDF, 39.3 KB, 3 pages)
Coal Authority awarded contracts 2014 (PDF, 45.7 KB, 4 pages)
Coal Authority awarded contracts 2013 (PDF, 81.6 KB, 3 pages)
Coal Authority awarded contracts 2012 (PDF, 81.6 KB, 3 pages)
Coal Authority awarded contracts 2011 (PDF, 17.8 KB, 7 pages)

These contracts may have ongoing requirements after the expiry date which include frameworks and term contracts.

Renewable contracts

Coal Authority renewable contracts (ODS, 21.4 KB)

Whistleblowing policy

The Coal Authority conducts its procurement practices according to best practice and government guidelines and aims to manage its contractual relationships to obtain best value for the public.

The Coal Authority whistleblowing policy (PDF, 129 KB, 8 pages) should help anyone wishing to report any matter that does not support this aim.