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Transparency: Contracts

The Government has set out the need for greater transparency across its operations to enable the public to hold public bodies and politicians to account. 

 

In line with the Government's agenda for greater transparency the British Library is pleased to publish full details of all new contracts of a value over £10,000 entered into by the British Library from January 2011. Additionally, full details of all ICT contracts of a value over £10,000 entered into by the British Library since July 2010 can also be found here:

  • Contract Publication Index
  • 1001 - EIS6953 - Cryptographic Solutions - Actica Consulting Ltd
  • 1101 - FCS6950 - eSourcing Services - BravoSolutions UK
  • 1102 - HR7322 - Salary Sacrifice Childcare Voucher Scheme - ComputerShare Voucher Services
  • 1103 - SMC7354 - Science Fiction Exhibition Interactive - Clay Interactive Ltd
  • 1104 - SMC7354 - Science Fiction Exhibition Interactive - GR/DD Ltd
  • 1105 - SMC7354 - Science Fiction Exhibition Interactive - Spiral Productions Ltd
  • 1106 - SMC7411 - Developer Support: 'What's On' Website - Odin Solutions Ltd
  • 1107 - EIS7398 - Provision of Data Connectivity Between Boston Spa & the National Library of Scotland - Virgin Media Business
  • 1108 - SMC7401 - Usability Support 'BL Home Page Search' - Serco ExperienceLab
  • 1109 - SMC7419 - British Library Home Page Refresh - Reading Room
  • 1110 - FCS7361 - Records Centre Database Package - Cave Tab Ltd
  • 1111 - SMC7402 - eMarketing Analyst Support - Percassity Marketing Data Solutions Ltd
  • 1112 - EIS7397 - Cryptographic Solutions - Ascertia Ltd
  • 1113 - FCS7408 - External Legal Services - Shakespeare Putnam LLP - (Exempt from Publication)
  • 1114 - SC7441 - Film Digitisation - Ascent Media
  • 1115 - SMC7420 - Web Resources for 'Out of this World' Exhibition - Codegent Ltd
  • 1116 - SMC7396 - Social Sciences / Science Technology & Medicine Research - IRN Research
  • 1117 - SC7363 - Modernising the Sounds Website - Codegent
  • 1118 - SMC7418 - British Library Web Content Review - Think Consulting Solutions
  • 1119 - SMC7416 - Design Services 'Royal Manuscripts' Exhibition - Urban Salon Ltd
  • 1120 - OS7435 - Hire of Crates - Commercial Crate Hire
  • 1121 - EIS7456 - Supply, Installation & Maintenance of Video Conference Units - Videocentric
  • 1122 - SMC7434 - Sci-Fi Props (Out of this World Exhibition) - Scenetec Ltd
  • 1123 - EIS7457 - Supply & Maintenance of Replacement Firewalls - 2e2 UK Ltd
  • 1124 - HR6973 - Maintenance for Security Systems Installed at British Library Sites - Installation Project Services Ltd
  • 1125 - Private Sale Agreement - (Exempt from Publication)
  • 1126 - EIS7362 - Data Storage & Virtualisation Implementation - CSA (Waverley) Ltd
  • 1127 - EIS7392 - DLS Storage - CSA (Waverley) Ltd
  • 1128 - ESTS7454 - Support in Navigating the London 2012 Olympic Landscape - Vero Communications
  • 1129 - OS7473 - Design Services for the Newspaper Strategy Programme - Gonfalon Design Ltd
  • 1130 - EIS6731 - Data Architecture Consultant (Newspaper Programme) - PITO Consulting Ltd
  • 1131 - SMC7329 - Box Office System - Noveau Solutions Ltd
  • 1132 - SMC7471 - Advocacy Support Services - Dods Parliamentary Communications Ltd
  • 1133 - OS6997 - Supply of Western European Books Lot 1 - German Speaking Countries - Witsch Behrendt & Schweitzer oHG
  • 1134 - OS6997 - Supply of Western European Books Lot 2 - French Speaking Countries - Erasmus Antiquariaat en Boekhandel BV - (Not published due to file size - available upon request)
  • 1135 - OS6997 - Supply of Western European Books Lot 3 - Italian Speaking Countries - Casalini Libri SpA  - (Not published due to file size - available upon request)
  • 1136 - OS6997 - Supply of Western European Books Lot 4 - Dutch & Flemish - Erasmus Antiquariaat en Boekhandel BV
  • 1137 - OS6997 - Supply of Western European Books Lot 5 - Spain & Andorra - Iberbook-Sanchez Cuesta  - (Not published due to file size - available upon request)
  • 1138 - OS6997 - Supply of Western European Books Lot 7 - Portugal - Iberbook-Sanchez Cuesta
  • 1139 - EIS7470 - British Library Server Maintenance - ICM
  • 1140 - OS7513 - Thesis Binding - Hollingworth & Moss
  • 1141 - EIS7530 - PABX Annual Maintenance - Dolphin Communication Solutions Ltd
  • 1142 - SMC7573 - British Library Brand Licensing - Easy Tiger Creative Ltd
  • 1143 - EIS7651 - Solutions Architect (Environmental Science) - Twenty Recruitment Ltd
  • 1144 - SMC7614 - Publishing Production Consultant - Ian Paton
  • 1145 - SMC7607 - Freelance Ad-Hoc Production Co-ordination Services - Ryan Doherty
  • 1146 - SC7525 - Developer Support (BL Social Science Website) - Unified Solutions Ltd
  • 1147 - EIS7469 - Archival Sound Recording Website Upgrade Services - b-design (UK) Ltd
  • 1148 - SMC7440 - Sci-Fi Exhibition Build - MER Services Ltd
  • 1149 - SMC7615 - Media Monitoring & Evaluation - Precise
  • 1150 - SMC7595 - Freelance Picture Research Services (Primary Contractor) - SN Pictures Ltd
  • 1151 - SMC7675 - Freelance Picture Research Services (Secondary Contractor) - Emma Brown
  • 1152 - SMC7676 - Freelance Picture Research Services (Secondary Contractor) - Sara Ayad Picture Research & Editorial Services
  • 1153 - SC7291 - Collections Digitisation - Crimson UK Ltd
  • 1154 - SC7291 - Collections Digitisation - HTC Global Services India Pvt Ltd
  • 1155 - SC7291 - Collections Digitisation - Microformat Group Bv
  • 1156 - SMC7604 - Art Transport (Royal Manuscripts Exhibition) - Oxford Exhibition Services
  • 1157E - ESTS7421 - Asbestos Monitoring & Analytical Services - Spectra Analysis Services Ltd - (Not published due to file size - available upon request)
  • 1158E - ESTS7324 - Decontamination of Collection Storage Buildings & Associated Works re Asbestos Containing Material at Boston Spa - Ductclean UK Ltd
  • 1159E - ESTS6606 - Newspaper Storage Building (Building Work) - Kier Regional Ltd - (Not published due to file size - available upon request)
  • 1160 - SMC7600 - Brand Positioning & Architecture to Support the British Library 20:20 Vision - Heavenly Group Ltd
  • 1161 - SMC7677 - Creative Industries Market Research - Futuresight
  • 1162 - OS7512 - Supply of Polythene Bags - Macfarlane Packaging
  • 1163 - SMC7690 - Customer Management Programme Review - Percassity Marketing Data Solutions Ltd
  • 1164 - SMC6957 - Publication Distribution Service - NBN International
  • 1165 - ESTS7226 - Newspaper Storage Building Client Technical Team Service Provider - Mott MacDonald
  • 1166 - SMC7659 - Senior Counsel - Decideum Ltd
  • 1167 - EIS7208 - eJournals Processing Services - Portico
  • 1168 - SMC7652 - Audioguides (Royal Manuscripts Exhibition) - Acoustiguide Ltd
  • 1169 - SMC7654 - Carpet (PACCAR Gallery/Royal Manuscripts Exhibition) - Crown Flooring Ltd
  • 1170 - SMC7655 - Exhibition Build (Royal Manuscripts) - Qwerk
  • 1171 - SMC7679 - Interactive Content (Royal Manuscripts Exhibition) - Clay Interactive Ltd
  • 1172 - SMC7700 - Box Office Area Conversion - Exib Ltd
  • 1173 - OS7701 - Move of Boxed Manuscript Material - Harrow Green
  • 1174 - SMC6984 - e-Marketing System - Communicator Corp
  • 1175 - ESTS7777 - Specification & Project Management for Four Escalators - Butler & Young Lift Consultants Ltd
  • 1176 - HR7784 - Executive Search Services - Saxton Bampfylde
  • 1177 - OS7781 - Printing of the British National Bibliography Annual Volume 2011 - CPI Anthony Rowe
  • 1178 - SMC7761 - 'English Online' Market Research - EdComs Ltd
  • 1179 - OS7776 - YK Collection Move Between Boston Spa & St Pancras - Premier Moves Ltd
  • 1201 - EIS7803 - Data Storage Audit - Solid State Solutions (S3) Ltd
  • 1202 - SMC7809 - Creative Direction for British Library Exhibition - Cog Design Ltd
  • 1203 - HR7688 - Supply of a CCTV Digital Video Recording System - Installation Project Services Ltd
  • 1204 - FCS7958 - Space Planning Project - Creative Consulting Partnership LLP
  • 1205 - EIS7699 - UKPMC XML Conversion Services - Apex CoVantage LLC
  • 1206 - SMC8023 - Social Media Strategy for the British Library - Four Communications
  • 1207 - SMC7785 - Web Redevelopment Project 3 Lot 1 - Global Experience Language Development - VML London
  • 1208 - SMC7785 - Web Redevelopment Project 3 Lot 2 - Web Technical Architecture Review - Organic Inc
  • 1209 - SMC8038 - PR Support for Writing Britain Exhibition - Four Communications
  • 1210 - SMC7972 - Economic Impact Evaluation Study - Oxford Economics Ltd
  • 1211 - SMC7955 - 'Getting Started at the British Library' Web Videos - Aspect Film & Video Ltd
  • 1212 - SMC8000 - 'Writing Britain' Exhibition Interactives - Clay Interactive Ltd
  • 1213 - SMC7702 - Innovating for Growth Business Strategy Workstream - Red Ochre
  • 1214 - SMC7705 - Innovating for Growth Sustainability Workstream - Red Ochre
  • 1215 - SMC7706 - Innovating for Growth Intellectual Property Workstream - London IP Ltd
  • 1216 - SMC7707 - Innovating for Growth Branding Workstream - Alistair Bullen & Associates
  • 1217 - SMC7708 - Innovating for Growth Product Development Workstream - Makersco Ltd
  • 1218 - SMC7709 - Innovating for Growth Market Penetration Workstream - GAP Consulting
  • 1219 - OS8005 - Supply of Transtags & Thermal Ribbons - Bar Code Data Ltd
  • 1220 - OS7978 - Storage Planning System Scoping Exercise - Logistics Simulation Ltd
  • 1221 - EIS7808 - Mitel VOIP System Maintenance - Britannic Technologies Ltd
  • 1222 - SMC8045 - Olympics Marketing & Communications Project Coordinator - ACMC Associates Ltd
  • 1223 - SMC8020 - Non-User Tracking Study - Morris Hargreaves McIntyre Ltd
  • 1224 - SMC8065 - Cuthbert Gospel Exhibition Build - MER Services Ltd
  • 1225 - SMC8072 - Donation Boxes - Beck Interiors Ltd
  • 1226 - SMC8074 - Writing Britain Exhibition Build - Beck Interiors Ltd
  • 1227 - HR8099 - IRM Technical Services - BG Infotech Ltd
  • 1228 - Britten - Benjamin Britten Autograph Working Manuscript - Sotheby's
  • 1229 - Adams - William Dacre Adams Archive - Sotheby's
  • 1230 - Guinness - Alec Guinness Archive - Private Sale
  • 1231 - SMC8037 - Online Game Interactive for the British Library - Wots the Big Idea Ltd
  • 1232 - SMC7774 - Sales Representative for British Library Publishing in the UK - DJ Segrue Ltd
  • 1233 - SC7730 - Binding of British Library Material Lot BL6 - Downie Allison Downie Ltd
  • 1234 - SC7730 - Binding of British Library Material Lots BL2, BS4, BL4A & BL6 - Hollingworth & Moss Ltd
  • 1235 - SC7730 - Binding of British Library Material Lots BL2, BL4A & BL6 - Riley Dunn & Wilson Ltd
  • 1236 - SC7731 - Conservation & Binding of British Library Material Lots BL1, BL3 & BL7 - Derry Paper & Book Conservation Ltd
  • 1237 - SC7731 - Conservation & Binding of British Library Material Lots BL1 & BL3 - Riley Dunn & Wilson Ltd
  • 1238 - SC7732 - Supply of Boxes & Enclosures for British Library Material Lots BL5 & BL10 - Bookends Bindery Ltd
  • 1239 - SC7732 - Supply of Boxes & Enclosures for British Library Material Lots BL5 & BL10 - Downie Allison Downie Ltd
  • 1240 - SC7732 - Supply of Boxes & Enclosures for British Library Material Lots BL5 & BL10 - Riley Dunn & Wilson Ltd
  • 1241 - SC7732 - Supply of Boxes & Enclosures for British Library Material Lots BL5 & BL10 - Tom Valentine Ltd
  • 1242 - OS7728 - Supply of Serials on Subscription - Swets Information Services Ltd
  • 1243 - OS7991 - Supply of English Language Standing Orders - Blackwell Ltd
  • 1244 - HR8128 - Recruitment Advertising (NERARS Framework Lot 1) - TMP Worldwide
  • 1245 - EIS8070 - Framework Agreement for the Provision of Specialist Programming Resources for Bibliographic Records - Protechnix
  • 1246 - EIS8070 - Framework Agreement for the Provision of Specialist Programming Resources for Bibliographic Records - HTC Global Services (India) Pvt. Ltd
  • 1247 - SMC8131 - Customer Journey Survey - RS Consulting
  • 1248 - SMC8194 - Market Research for BIPC Services in Regional City Libraries - Futuresight
  • 1249 - ESTS8086 - Refurbishment of Four Escalators - The Escalator Company UK Ltd
  • 1250 - ESTS8206 - Fly Screens Floors 5 & 6 Building 6 Boston Spa - Enserve
  • 1251 - EIS8163 - Checkpoint Firewall / Checkpoint Nokia Appliance Infrastructure Annual Support - Integralis Ltd
  • 1252 - HR2808 - Fibre optic LAN for Security Systems - Installation Project Services Ltd
  • 1253 - ESTS8201 - Kitchen Equipment - Salix Stainless Steel Fabrications Ltd
  • 1254 - SMC8245 - User Video Stories - Buzz Films Ltd
  • 1255 - SC8076 - Supply of a Digital Camera System - Lot 1 - Camera System - Calumet Photographic Ltd
  • 1256 - SC8076 - Supply of a Digital Camera System - Lot 2 - Scanning Solution - Keyphoto Ltd
  • 1257 - OS8221 - Transliteration Services - Andiamo! Language Services Ltd
  • 1258 - SC8240 - Independent Arbitration for Legal Deposit Disputes - Diana Wallis
  • 1259 - SC8257 - Evaluation of British Library's Social Science Strategy - Education for Change Ltd
  • 1260 - EIS8178 - Supply of Storage Using GPS Framework Arrangement RM1692 lot 12 - Insight Direct (UK) Ltd
  • 1261 - SMC8303 - Verbal Identity Development - Why Projects
  • 1262 - SMC8263 - Software as a Service (SaaS) for Marketing Cloud Services - Salesforce.com
  • 1263 - SMC8168 - Design & Build of English Online & World War One Websites - the OTHER media Ltd
  • 1264 - EIS8219 - Integrated Digitisation Studio Workflow System - Thrinaina Informatics Ltd
  • 1265 - EIS8244 - Call-off Under the PSN Services Framework Agreement RM1498 - Vodafone Ltd
  • 1266 - ESTS8286 - Call-off Under the Travel Services Framework Agreement - Redfern Travel Ltd
  • 1267 - EIS8265 - Information Security Policy Creation - Detica Ltd
  • 1268 - SMC8132 - Framework for Web Development Services - Lot 1 - Strategic Aspects of Web Interface Development - VML London
  • 1269 - SMC8132 - Framework for Web Development Services - Lot 2 -Information Architecture & Web Design
  • 1270 - SMC8132 - Framework for Web Development Services - Lot 3 - Lab-Based Web Usability Services
  • 1271 - SMC8220 - PR for the British Library/Qatar Foundation Partnership Project - Grayling
  • 1272 - HR8318 - Provision of a Mental Wellbeing Programme - Mind
  • 1273 - SC8390 - Nineteenth Century Collections Online Part 2: Asia & the West - Cengage Learning (EMEA) Ltd
  • 1274 - ESTS8270 - Winter Duty Chillers (St Pancras) - Working Environments London Ltd
  • 1275 - ESTS8338 - Boston Spa Office Move - RTP Workspace Solutions
  • 1276 - OS8258 - Storage Planning Systems - Logistic Simulations Ltd
  • 1277 - OS8280 - MSS Move St Pancras - Constantine Ltd
  • 1278 - OS8284 - YA&YF Move St Pancras to Boston Spa - Harrow Green Ltd
  • 1279 - OS8289 - Storage Planning System - Invar Systems Ltd
  • 1280 - SMC8249 - Mughals Exhibition Build - The Moule Partnership Ltd
  • 1301 - ESTS8403 - Shelving of St Pancras Basement - Forster Ecospace Ltd
  • 1302 - EIS8316 - British Library LAN Upgrade (RM1692 Lot 12) - Insight Direct (UK) Ltd
  • 1303 - ESTS8366 - Staff Restaurant Servery - Integral Services Ltd
  • 1304 - EIS8369 - British Library SAN Fibre Upgrade (RM1692 Lot 12) - Insight Direct (UK)
  • 1305 - OS8345 - Managed External Hosting of BNB LOD Platform - TSO
  • 1306 - EIS8347 - Semantic Search Demonstrator - AvantGarde Labs GmbH
  • 1307 - SMC8371 - Propaganda Exhibition Interactives - Field
  • 1308 - EIS8389 - Wide-Area Data & Voice Circuits (GPS RM860) - Virgin Media Business Ltd
  • 1309 - SMC8423 - bl.uk Content Audit & Gap Analysis - Cognitive Applications
  • 1310 - SMC8424 - Digital Content User Research - Cognitive Applications
  • 1311 - SMC8388 - Brand Awareness & Perception Survey - BDRC Continental
  • 1312 - SMC8422 - 'What's On' & 'Visiting Us' Usability Testing - System Concepts Ltd
  • 1313 - EIS8450 - Netbackup Server & Media Devices - CSA Waverley Ltd
  • 1314 - SMC8301 - Website Content Management System - Eduserv
  • 1315 - OS8368 - News & Media Centre Graphics - Gonfalon Design Ltd
  • 1316 - ESTS8465 - Asbestos Register & Management Plan (St. Pancras) - Goddard Consulting
  • 1317 - EIS8323 - Ad Hoc Network Penetration Testing Services - Commissum Associates Ltd
  • 1318 - EIS8285 - Supply of Corporate Desktops. Laptops & Thin Client Devices - The DTP Group Ltd
  • 1319 - SMC8411 - "Georgians" Exhibition Design - Urban Salon Ltd
  • 1320 - EIS8179 - Catalogue Record Enrichment Service - Nielsen Book Services Ltd
  • 1321 - EIS8337 - Wifi Upgrade - Pinacl Solutions UK Ltd
  • 1322 - AUD8589 - Benjamin Britten Exhibition Build & Graphics - Keyboard Print Solutions
  • 1323 - OPS8481 - Reading Room Scoping Exercise - Newspaper Licensing Agency
  • 1324 - AUD8591 - Testing the Proposed News & Media Centre - IRN Consultants Ltd t/a IRN Research
  • 1325 - OS8302 - Supply of Microfilm Viewing Technology - Covergold Ltd
  • 1326 - OPS8618 - AAS Strong Room Move - Constantine Ltd
  • 1327 - COL8663 - Digitisation of Audio Collection Items - Brownswood Archiving Ltd
  • 1328 - AUD8660 - Membership Scoping - BDRC Continental
  • 1329 - AUD8626 - Business & IP Centre National network Creative Campaign - Cog Design Ltd
  • 1330 - AUD8709 - Galleries Master Planning Project Phase 2 Project Management Services - Fraser Randall Ltd
  • 1331 - AUD8710 - Galleries Master Planning Project Phase 2 Design Services - Hara Clark Ltd
  • 1332 - AUD8592 - Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) & Paid Search marketing (PPC) - Search Laboratory
  • 1333 - OPS8656 - Web Archive Annotation & Curation Tool - AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH
  • 1334 - OPS8666 - Technical Contractor - CJK Systems Ltd
  • 1335 - PLR8711 - PLR Management Services - James G Parker Ltd
  • 1336 - AUD8716 - British Library Web Development Framework Lot 2: Maps & Timelines User Research - Nomensa Ltd
  • 1337 - COL8681 - Scape Software Engineer - Circle Group Ltd
  • 1338 - AUD8741 - Folio Society Galley 'Picture This' 3D Build - The Moule Partnership
  • 1339 - OPS8649 - Design & Production of Digital Technology Package for News & Media Centre - Admiral Audio Visual Ltd
  • 1340 - OPS8658 - Bags & Packaging Consumables - Macfarlane Packaging
  • 1341 - AUD8736 - 'The Georgians Revealed' Exhibition Build - The Moule Partnership
  • 1342 - FIN8752 - Rack Movement Monitoring - Construction Monitoring Control Systems Ltd
  • 1343 - AUD8756 - Digital Collections Web Prototype - Ontoba Ltd
  • 1344 - AUD8765 - 'The Georgians Revealed' Graphics Specification - Stylographics Ltd
  • 1345 - OPS8679 - Production Colour Printer - Konica Minolta (UK) Ltd
  • 1346 - COL8825 - Video Manager - Memari Ltd
  • 1347 - AUD8836 - Comics Exhibition Design - AFSB Associates
  • 1348 - COL8829 - Legacy Audio Digitisation Engineer - David Griffiths
  • 1349 - AUD8751 - Magna Carta Exhibition Design - RFK Architects Ltd
  • 1350 - AUD8729 - Design & Production of Digital Media for 'Beautiful Science' Exhibition - Clay Interactive Ltd
  • 1351 - OPS8846 - Technical Assistance for Apple Infrastructure - Fusion4IT
  • 1352 - AUD8828 - Web Redevelopment Framework Lot3.004: 'WWI' & 'English Literature' Usability Testing - Fluent Interaction Ltd  - (Not published due to file size - available upon request)
  • 1353 - COL8880 - Broadcast News Backup Capture System & Imagen Update - Cambridge Imaging Systems
  • 1354 - OPS8885 - Desktop Technician - Circle Group Ltd
  • 1355 - FIN8849 - St Pancras Camera Installs Phase2A (FIN8775 RFQ1) - Coral Communications Ltd
  • 1356 - FIN8868 - St Pancras Camera Installs Phase2B (FIN8775 RFQ3) - Installation Project Services Ltd
  • 1401 - FIN8881 - St Pancras S1/S2/S3 Camera Installations (FIN8775 RFQ4) - Installation Project Services Ltd
  • 1402 - OPS8867 - IT Applications Training - Happy Computers
  • 1403 - FIN8766 - Taxation Services - BDO LLP
  • 1404 - FIN8924 - St Pancras CCTV Coverage - Coral Communications Ltd
  • 1405 - FIN8895 - G-Cloud (Lot3 SaaS Calloff) - Bravosolution UK Ltd
  • 1406 - COL8931 - National Radio Archive Feasibility Study - Terella
  • 1407 - OPS8891 - Pay Benchmarking Services - The Hay Group Management Ltd
  • 1408 - OPS8934 - Legal Deposit Tablets: Requirements Analysis (FADS 2014 008) - Armadillo New Media Communications Ltd
  • 1409 - OPS8964 - Colleague Opinion Survey - Facta Consult
  • 1410 - AUD8971 - Comic Exhibition 110m Bespoke Ribbon - MDM Props Ltd
  • 1411 - AUD8920 - Gothic Exhibition Design - OMMX Ltd
  • 1412 - AUD8970 - Comic Exhibition Installation of 110m Bespoke Ribbon - Unusual Rigging

 

 
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