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The Port of London Authority is a multi-faceted organisation which requires a wide variety of skills and experience in its supply chain

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The PLA requires a wide variety of goods and services

If your organisation is interested in doing business with the PLA, get in contact with our Procurement department.

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RFP: Financial Auditing

Closed 17 May 2024

The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) was to establish and award a contract for an annual audit of PLA accounts. The Vendor’s submission shall be provided in accordance with the requirements of this RFP which, together with any associated annexure’s issued by PLA, are together referred to as the RFP. 


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Selection questionnaire: Denton berth redevelopment

Closed 15 March 2024

We issued a selection questionnaire to identify and select potential suppliers for a berth redevelopment contract, which included design and construction of three replacement pontoons at Denton Wharf, the supply and installation of three mooring piles to support this, as well as design and construction of related civil engineering works such as bankseat, linkspans and MEP services.

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Pre-Qualification Questionnaire: Oil Spill Response Vessel and Option for an Oil Spill Fast Response Vessel

Closed 23 February 2024

We issued a pre-qualification questionnaire to identify potential suppliers of a new-build Oil Spill Response Vessel, with an option to also purchase a new-build Oil Spill Fast Response Vessel.

Thames Oil Spill Clearance Association vessel at Denton Wharf
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Thames Vision 2050

We will create the UK’s leading port, central to the nation’s economy, with Net Zero emissions

A clean river, free of pollution and rubbish, supporting more sport, passengers and freight. A resilient Estuary, adapting to climate change and richer in wildlife. A more diverse Thames, providing jobs, learning and enjoyment to the whole community, and always, everyone, staying safe.

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