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Building Cleaning

The purpose of this framework agreement is to deliver an efficient and compliant route to market for participating public bodies, by minimising the resource and providing value for money.

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College, university, academy and school cleaning services are fundamental in the education sector yet buying building cleaning services can often be one of the most complex areas of procurement.

Using this agreement you can procure an outsource cleaning service and design it to best meet the needs of your institution. It will save you time as you won’t need to complete a full tender process and it provides regional and national competition to secure value for money.

Cleaning services include but not limited to:

Term time cleaning

Non-term time cleaning

Deep / periodic cleaning

One off cleaning

High-level cleaning

Janitorial services

Caretaking services

Washroom consumables provision

Feminine hygiene services

Window cleaning

The Department for Education (DfE) recommend this Framework to Schools and Academies.

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  1. Provides value for money
  2. Access to a dedicated framework contract manager for advice and guidance throughout the process
  3. Cleaning companies will provide a tailored service for your institution
  4. All suppliers have been comprehensively vetted through a rigorous tendering process
  5. Provides a streamlined, transparent and open process
  6. Complies with Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015)

"I have recently carried out a cleaning tender via CPC and have been extremely impressed with the whole process. The support from the Contract Manager has been first class and he has supported me throughout, providing technical assistance as required with the tendering documentation and timelines. The portal itself if easy to navigate and I have not encountered any issues."

School Business Manager at Enfield Grammar School
How to Use

Members can run the further competition process themselves using the easy to navigate user guide and mini competition documents provided.

Should you feel that your organisation doesn't have the sufficient in-house expertise, experience and understanding of the marketplace to carry out the process, we can run the tendering process for you for a fee, learn more about CPC's cleaning consultancy service.

Get a Quote

The CPC Quote Tool makes it easy to perform and manage a further competition exercise on this Framework. It's free to use for all our members and offers quick, compliant access to all suppliers on purchases that fall below £214,904.00

Get a Quote

If your purchase exceeds £214,904.00, the CPC Sourcing Cloud is available that complies with the regulations to allow electronic tender returns whilst still being free to use for our members. Find out more about the CPC Sourcing Cloud.

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Associated Documentation
  • Further Competition Template Essential
    The attached “Invitation to Mini Competition” template document should assist you with running your further competition and once completed should be sent to all suppliers on the framework.
  • Framework User Guide Essential
    This is required reading if you are considering using this framework. It tells you everything you need to know about the panel of providers, eligibility, running the mini-competition process, and evaluating bids.
Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this Framework is Crescent Purchasing Consortium.

Keeley Blackburn

Procurement Manager

[email protected]

0161 974 0964