De-Icing Salt & Associated Products/Services

De-Icing Salt & Associated Products/Services

Framework 220
Status: Extended

This framework covers the bulk supply and delivery of various types of salt for highway de-icing, including 10mm & 6mm grades of BS3247 salt (premixed with agricultural by-product if required), PDV salt and ‘white’ salt to two specifications.

This multi-supplier framework agreement covers the supply and delivery of various grades and types of bulk salt for highway de-icing purposes, bagged salt, other de-icing products, and salt sheeting (supply, install and maintain) on a national basis.
The requirement is divided into lots by product type as follows:

  • Lot 1 - Supply and Delivery of Bulk 6mm and 10mm Brown Salt (BS3247:2011)
  • Lot 2 - Supply and Delivery of Bulk 6mm White Marine Salt (BS3247:2011)
  • Lot 3 - Supply and Delivery of Lincolnshire County Council’s Bulk 6mm White Salt and associated services (may only accessed by Lincolnshire County Council)
  • Lot 4 - Supply and Delivery of Pure Dried Vacuum Salt
  • Lot 5A - Supply and Delivery of Brown and White Bagged Salt (25kg bags) – National Supply (BS3247:2011)
  • Lot 5B - Supply and Delivery of Brown and White Bagged Salt (1 tonne bags)National Supply (BS3247:2011)
  • Lot 6 - Other De-Icing Products
  • Lot 7 - Supply, Installation & Maintenance of Salt Sheeting

The framework is available for use nationally by any public sector body in the UK including, but not limited to…

  • Local Authority Councils
  • Government-owned Companies (including Highways England)
  • Educational Establishments, including Academies
  • Police, Fire & Rescue and Coastguard Emergency Services
  • National Health Service (NHS) and Health & Social Care for Northern Ireland (HSC) Bodies, including Ambulance Services;
  • Central Government Departments and their Agencies
  • Registered Charities and
  • Registered Social Landlords.

What are the benefits of using this framework?

  • This framework is compliant with UK/EU procurement legislation - we’ve done the work, so there’s no need for you to run a full EU procurement process.
  • Suppliers listed on the framework were assessed during the procurement process for their financial stability, track record, experience and technical & professional ability.
  • Pre-agreed terms & conditions and specifications underpin all orders.
  • Current registered customers can access the framework simply by calling off with their awarded supplier.
  • New customers can access the framework by conducting quick, simple ‘further competitions’. ESPO can provide free templates to facilitate this or assist if required.
  • Customers are offered a ‘one stop shop’ solution whereby all highway de-icing product needs are met by suppliers awarded on multiple lots of the framework.
  • Customers can feel safe in the knowledge that they are using one of the largest established frameworks in the UK for de-icing salt and associated products, accessed by many customers successfully for years. Over 1 million tonnes of bulk salt has been bought through the framework in the last 10 years.


  • Azelis Limited (Broste),
  • Compass Minerals (formerly Salt Union Ltd),
  • HBB GeoSales Ltd,
  • Pennine Aggregates Ltd,
  • Safecote Ltd,
  • Irish Salt & Mining Exploration Co,
  • Cleveland Potash Ltd,
  • Glasdon UK Ltd,
  • North West Turf Limited t/a Online Rock Salt,
  • Peacock Salt,
  • Quality Freight UK Ltd,
  • Santander Salt Ltd

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De-Icing Salt & Associated Products/Services

Key facts


Start date
04 May 2016

End date
30 Apr 2020

Up to

OJEU Contract notice
2016/S 036-057885

OJEU award notice
2016/S 110-196292

Last updated
09 May 2019

This framework is available for use nationally

Further help

Russell McCarten
0116 294 4164

Quote reference
Framework 220

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