What we buy

We have organised our commercial team based around our key areas of spend. By managing our spend in categories, we aim to create value through a deep understanding of the commercial drivers in our supplier markets and by building long term relationships with partners and suppliers who share our values and objectives.

  • Corporate Services

    Our corporate services buying team are responsible for supply chain categories ranging from professional services through to office supplies. A summary of all corporate services categories can be found below and if you need any more information then feel free to get in touch with our commercial team via the contact form at the bottom of this page.

    Category Sub-category
    Professional services
    • Human Resources
    • Finance & Legal
    • Consultancy
    • Subscriptions
    • Learning and Development
    • Collection services
    Travel and transport
    • Fleet
    • Travel
    • Fuel
    Technology
    • Software
    • Infrastructure
    • Telephony and network
    • IT services
    Communication and marketing
    • Marketing
    • Communications
    Energy
    • Energy
    Office
    • Print
    • Post
    • Office consumables
  • Technical Services

    Our Technical services team cover off areas ranging from bioresources through to scientific services and much more. The table below covers the full range of categories covered within our Technical services section. For more information or to get in touch with our Technical services team then please use the contact form at the bottom of this page.

    Category Sub-category
    Bioresources
    • Bioresources treatment
    • Bioresources other
    • Bioresources recycling
    • Bioresources transport
    Engineering services and surveys
    • Engineering Service Provider
    • Technical surveys
    • Specialist process
    • Technical consultancy
    Statutory and regulatory services
    • PPE/Uniforms
    • Bought water
    • S&R equipment and services
    Scientific services
    • Lab equipment
    • Lab consumables
    • Lab services
    • Lab courier services
    Chemicals
    • Water treatment chemicals
    • Wastewater treatment chemicals
  • Maintenance Services

    Our maintenance services team focus on four categories that are detailed in the table below. For more information or to contact the team then please use the contact form at the bottom of this page.

    Category Sub-category
    Network maintenance
    • Network Maintenance Alliance
    • Metering
    • Connections
    • 3rd party diversions
    • Flood resilience
    • Leakage
    Site maintenance
    • Asset maintenance support
    • KIT mech and electrical
    • KIT networks
    • KIT OT
    • Maintenance Repair and Operations
    • Logistics
    • General maintenance
    Facilities management
    • Buildings
    • Grounds maintenance
    • Security equipment and services
    Operational technology
    • Telemetry
    • Design and build
  • Construction Services

    Our construction services team focus on two categories, both of which are detailed below in the table. If you require more information or want to get in touch with the construction services team then please use the contact form at the bottom of this page.

    Category Sub-category
    Capital delivery 1
    • AMP6 Alliance
    • Competitive tender
    Capital delivery 2
    • AMP 5

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