New Procurement Thresholds from January 2022

30 November 2021

The thresholds that apply to sub-central contracting authorities (e.g. Local Authorities & Housing Providers) are changing as of the 1st of January 2022.

The levels of expenditure above which the Public Contracts Regulations (PCR) apply for sub-central contracting authorities, based on the aggregate contract value, are as follows:

Type of Contract Current Threshold New Threshold (As of 1st Jan 2022)
Goods £189,330 £213,477
Services £189,330 £213,477
Works £4,733,252 £5,336,937

Additionally, there are also changes to the thresholds associated with the Utilities Contracts Regulations, and the Concession Contracts Regulations.

For more information visit The Public Procurement (Agreement on Government Procurement) (Thresholds) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 (

If you want to discuss more about the change to thresholds, and what the rules of aggregation mean when estimating contract value please get in touch.