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The biggest govtech deals of the week (13/5/19)

This is the latest instalment of an exclusive series analysing the UK’s biggest public sector tech deals. Every week, in partnership with the data analysis firm Tussell, we drill down into the most valuable tenders and awards from the last seven days. Here’s what we found this week…

Prior information notices

The London Borough of Ealing has unveiled plans to set up a citywide platform for property listings. According to the notice, “it will be a singular register of accommodation that can be used to facilitate placements of homeless households by and on behalf of London boroughs”. The contract is worth £200,000 and will be in place for five years.

Contracting Authority Contract Title Date Published Bid Deadline Framework Tender Value (High)
Transport Scotland Traffic Scotland Operations and Infrastructure Services 6/5/19 N £35m
Newry, Mourne & Down District Council Pre-Market Engagement for the Delivery of the Northern Ireland Full Fibre Programme  6/5/19 N £30m
Crown Commercial Service Energy Trading System 9/5/19 3/6/19 N £750k
London Borough of Ealing Provision of a Pan-London Platform for Listing Properties 8/5/19 N £200k
Cambridgeshire County Council CCC Property Asset Management Software 10/5/19 30/5/19 N £150k


The biggest tender of the week comes from Healthtrust Europe, which is launching a £6bn framework for the provision of IT, including hardware, software, security and managed services. Businesses that want to be listed have until by 3 June to apply.

Authority Contract Title Date Published Bid Deadline Framework Tender Value (High)
Healthtrust Europe LLP Framework Agreement for the Provision of Enterprise Level Information Communication Technology Solutions (ICT) 2019 7/5/19 2/6/19 Y £6bn
Swansea University Digital Learning Platform 6/5/19 30/5/19 N £3.5m
HM Revenue & Customs Cheque Processing Services 7/5/19 27/5/19 N £1.5m
Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council Leisure Services IT Provision 7/5/19 6/6/19 N £640k
Agri-Food & Biosciences Institute Contract for the Provision of Statistical Analysis Software 10/5/19 5/6/19 N £403k


The digital service delivery agency Zaizi won one of the biggest deals revealed last week: a £4.6m contract to develop a “common business application for the Home Office”. The details of the software remain under wraps, but the project comes to its conclusion at the end of the year.

Contracting Authority Supplier Contract Title Date Awarded Framework Value
Home Office Motorola Solutions UK Limited Emergency Services Network (ESN) — Lot 2 User Services — Contract Variation 2/5/19 N £297m
Home Office Zaizi Ltd Common Business Application 8/5/19 Y £4.6m
Scottish Water Benchmark Estimating Limited Costing Tools 29/4/19 N £2.1m
Cambridgeshire County Council Vodafone Group Public Limited Company Further competition under Lot 6 of the RM1045 Network Services framework for mobile voice and data services 29/4/19 Y £1.3m
Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council Advanced Business Software And Solutions Limited Advanced ERP G Cloud 10 Contract 7/5/19 Y £1.3m