Buy Sunderland First is a web-based directory of businesses which is used by council officers across the council. Sunderland City Council uses the Buy Sunderland First system to publish quotes for works, goods and services.
Sunderland City Council seeks to ensure that local businesses are given the opportunity to bid for council work. Registration for businesses is free, and gives businesses the opportunity to provide information about the goods and services that they provide.
Buy Sunderland First is used to publish quotes valued at less than £75,000. Tenders valued at £75,000 and above are published through the North East Purchasing Organisation website for which suppliers should register using the following link: