Economic Study – East Sussex

Economic Study – East Sussex

To undertake a full Economic Study for two administrative areas.

Economic Study (ESPH428 LM)

Contract summary



  • Market and economic research; polling and statistics – 79300000
  • Economic research services – 79311400
  • Economic impact assessment – 79311410

Location of contract

BN27 2AX

Value of contract

£0 to £75,000

Procurement reference

WDC – 032271

Published date

2 March 2021

Closing date

30 March 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

26 April 2021

Contract end date

16 August 2021

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open (non-OJEU)

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Wealden District Council (WDC) and Eastbourne Borough Council (EBC) are seeking to commission a suitably qualified and experienced consultant to undertake a full Economic Study for the two administrative areas. The purpose of this assessment is to provide a robust evidence base to support both WDC and EBC for their new Local Plans and specifically their economic development requirements and policies.
In addition, the Councils are also seeking to develop economic strategies for their respective administrative areas that will likely consider issues such as attracting inward investment, improving the skills of the existing workforce, infrastructure constraints and opportunities, specialisations in particular employment sectors and so forth.
It is anticipated that the contract will commence w/c 26 April 2021.
Full details are included in the document set.


More information


  • Tender Notice
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Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No


How to apply


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About the buyer


Contact name

Stephen Bottomley (WDC)


East Sussex
East Sussex
BN27 2AX
United Kingdom


01323 443354