Economic Development Consultancy – Request for Quote

Economic Development Consultancy – Request for Quote

The council is seeking a specialist external consultancy to develop a new ten year economic strategy.

Request for quote for the provision of consultancy to produce a ten year green economic development strategy for Winchester district to transition to a carbon neutral, inclusive economy

Contract summary



    • IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support – 72000000
    • Research and development services and related consultancy services – 73000000
    • Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security – 79000000

Location of contract

SO23 9LJ

Value of contract


Procurement reference

SR/AG Jan 2021

Published date

22 January 2021

Closing date

1 March 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

29 March 2021

Contract end date

9 July 2021

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

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The council is seeking a specialist external consultancy to develop a new ten year economic strategy that:
1. Sets an ambitious, bold and dynamic future direction for Winchester district’s economy to play a significant role in the district being carbon neutral by 2030.
2. Supports a green recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
3. Presents a compelling proposition of Winchester district as carbon neutral, sustainable place in which to live, work, study and visit.
4. Builds on our existing sector, business and skills strengths, using them to springboard to a greener, more technologically driven, creative economy.
5. Ensures growth is shared by all, reducing inequalities with high quality job opportunities for all demographics across the district.
6. Is built on a collaborative consensus of those who live, work and study here now

The appointed consultancy needs to demonstrate an innovative approach to developing visions and strategies in this discipline with expertise in developing a route map that is transformational yet grounded in reality and supported by our communities

All quotation response documents must be returned electronically to Andrew Gostelow at by no later than 10am Monday 1 March 2021.


More information


Additional text
Suppliers should raise any clarification questions about this quote to the contact email address by noon on Friday 12th February 2021. If the Council considers a query may have a material effect on quotation responses, all suppliers will be notified without delay by email.


How to apply


Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer


Contact name

Andrew Gostelow


City Offices
Colebrook Street


07980 732149