The CPC's framework agreement for outsourced catering services offers users a fully-managed catering service from expert catering contractors. Over the past four years, 100+ educational establishments have achieved outstanding results through our framework, enjoying reduced-cost services and high-quality food.

With 18 suppliers across 13 regional lots, this framework is a straightforward solution to help you procure your new contract caterer.

It was awarded on 1st September 2014 and runs to 23rd September 2018.

Key Benefits of this Framework

  • Catering services and solutions designed specifically for the education sector;
  • Access to innovative solutions from expert catering suppliers;
  • Full compliance with EU Regulations and the Public Contract Regulations 2015;
  • Contract management advice, guidance and support from the CPC team;
  • Reduced tender process time through mini-competition (compared to a full OJEU tender).
  • A comprehensive mini-competition template document including sample specification to assist with the process.

Northern Education Trust Use CPC Catering Framework and Make Significant Efficiencies

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The Trust are thrilled with the results and praise our Specialist Catering Advisor for his help throughout the process…

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Supplier Details

Lots No. Suppliers
1 - Lot 1: East Anglia 15 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Alliance in Partnership 2014/1346 Regional
ARAMARK Limited 2014/1347 Nationwide
Aspens Services 2014/1348 Regional
BaxterStorey 2014/1349 Nationwide
Catering Academy Ltd 2014/1350 Regional
Catering by Churchill 2014/1351 Regional
Caterlink 2014/1352 Regional
Chartwells 2014/1353 Nationwide
Edwards and Blake Limited 2014/1355 Regional
Innovate Services Limited 2014/1356 Regional
ISS Mediclean trading as ISS FS Services Education 2014/1357 Regional
Norse Commercial Services Limited 2014/1360 Regional
Pabulum Ltd 2014/1362 Regional
Taylor Shaw Limited 2014/1363 Regional
Vertas Group Limited 2014/1354 Regional
2 - Lot 2: East Midlands 14 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Alliance in Partnership 2014/1346 Regional
ARAMARK Limited 2014/1347 Nationwide
Aspens Services 2014/1348 Regional
BaxterStorey 2014/1349 Nationwide
Catering Academy Ltd 2014/1350 Regional
Catering by Churchill 2014/1351 Regional
Caterlink 2014/1352 Regional
Chartwells 2014/1353 Nationwide
Edwards and Blake Limited 2014/1355 Regional
Innovate Services Limited 2014/1356 Regional
ISS Mediclean trading as ISS FS Services Education 2014/1357 Regional
Mellors Catering Services 2014/1358 Regional
Midshire Catering Services Limited 2014/1359 Regional
Taylor Shaw Limited 2014/1363 Regional
3 - Lot 3: London 12 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Alliance in Partnership 2014/1346 Regional
ARAMARK Limited 2014/1347 Nationwide
Aspens Services 2014/1348 Regional
BaxterStorey 2014/1349 Nationwide
Catering Academy Ltd 2014/1350 Regional
Catering by Churchill 2014/1351 Regional
Caterlink 2014/1352 Regional
Chartwells 2014/1353 Nationwide
Innovate Services Limited 2014/1356 Regional
ISS Mediclean trading as ISS FS Services Education 2014/1357 Regional
Pabulum Ltd 2014/1362 Regional
Taylor Shaw Limited 2014/1363 Regional
4 - Lot 4: North East 12 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
ARAMARK Limited 2014/1347 Nationwide
Aspens Services 2014/1348 Regional
BaxterStorey 2014/1349 Nationwide
Catering Academy Ltd 2014/1350 Regional
Catering by Churchill 2014/1351 Regional
Caterlink 2014/1352 Regional
Chartwells 2014/1353 Nationwide
Innovate Services Limited 2014/1356 Regional
ISS Mediclean trading as ISS FS Services Education 2014/1357 Regional
Mellors Catering Services 2014/1358 Regional
North Yorkshire County Caterers 2014/1361 Regional
Taylor Shaw Limited 2014/1363 Regional
5 - Lot 5: North West 12 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
ARAMARK Limited 2014/1347 Nationwide
Aspens Services 2014/1348 Regional
BaxterStorey 2014/1349 Nationwide
Catering Academy Ltd 2014/1350 Regional
Catering by Churchill 2014/1351 Regional
Caterlink 2014/1352 Regional
Chartwells 2014/1353 Nationwide
Innovate Services Limited 2014/1356 Regional
ISS Mediclean trading as ISS FS Services Education 2014/1357 Regional
Mellors Catering Services 2014/1358 Regional
Midshire Catering Services Limited 2014/1359 Regional
Taylor Shaw Limited 2014/1363 Regional
6 - Lot 6: Scotland 7 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
ARAMARK Limited 2014/1347 Nationwide
BaxterStorey 2014/1349 Nationwide
Catering Academy Ltd 2014/1350 Regional
Catering by Churchill 2014/1351 Regional
Caterlink 2014/1352 Regional
Chartwells 2014/1353 Nationwide
ISS Mediclean trading as ISS FS Services Education 2014/1357 Regional
7 - Lot 7: South East 12 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Alliance in Partnership 2014/1346 Regional
ARAMARK Limited 2014/1347 Nationwide
Aspens Services 2014/1348 Regional
BaxterStorey 2014/1349 Nationwide
Catering Academy Ltd 2014/1350 Regional
Catering by Churchill 2014/1351 Regional
Caterlink 2014/1352 Regional
Chartwells 2014/1353 Nationwide
Innovate Services Limited 2014/1356 Regional
ISS Mediclean trading as ISS FS Services Education 2014/1357 Regional
Pabulum Ltd 2014/1362 Regional
Taylor Shaw Limited 2014/1363 Regional
8 - Lot 8: South West 14 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Alliance in Partnership 2014/1346 Regional
ARAMARK Limited 2014/1347 Nationwide
Aspens Services 2014/1348 Regional
BaxterStorey 2014/1349 Nationwide
Catering Academy Ltd 2014/1350 Regional
Catering by Churchill 2014/1351 Regional
Caterlink 2014/1352 Regional
Chartwells 2014/1353 Nationwide
Innovate Services Limited 2014/1356 Regional
ISS Mediclean trading as ISS FS Services Education 2014/1357 Regional
Midshire Catering Services Limited 2014/1359 Regional
Norse Commercial Services Limited 2014/1360 Regional
Pabulum Ltd 2014/1362 Regional
Taylor Shaw Limited 2014/1363 Regional
9 - Lot 9: Wales 12 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
ARAMARK Limited 2014/1347 Nationwide
Aspens Services 2014/1348 Regional
BaxterStorey 2014/1349 Nationwide
Catering Academy Ltd 2014/1350 Regional
Catering by Churchill 2014/1351 Regional
Caterlink 2014/1352 Regional
Chartwells 2014/1353 Nationwide
Innovate Services Limited 2014/1356 Regional
ISS Mediclean trading as ISS FS Services Education 2014/1357 Regional
Mellors Catering Services 2014/1358 Regional
Midshire Catering Services Limited 2014/1359 Regional
Taylor Shaw Limited 2014/1363 Regional
10 - Lot 10: West Midlands 13 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
Alliance in Partnership 2014/1346 Regional
ARAMARK Limited 2014/1347 Nationwide
Aspens Services 2014/1348 Regional
BaxterStorey 2014/1349 Nationwide
Catering Academy Ltd 2014/1350 Regional
Catering by Churchill 2014/1351 Regional
Caterlink 2014/1352 Regional
Chartwells 2014/1353 Nationwide
Innovate Services Limited 2014/1356 Regional
ISS Mediclean trading as ISS FS Services Education 2014/1357 Regional
Mellors Catering Services 2014/1358 Regional
Midshire Catering Services Limited 2014/1359 Regional
Taylor Shaw Limited 2014/1363 Regional
11 - Lot 11: Yorkshire 13 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
ARAMARK Limited 2014/1347 Nationwide
Aspens Services 2014/1348 Regional
BaxterStorey 2014/1349 Nationwide
Catering Academy Ltd 2014/1350 Regional
Catering by Churchill 2014/1351 Regional
Caterlink 2014/1352 Regional
Chartwells 2014/1353 Nationwide
Innovate Services Limited 2014/1356 Regional
ISS Mediclean trading as ISS FS Services Education 2014/1357 Regional
Mellors Catering Services 2014/1358 Regional
Midshire Catering Services Limited 2014/1359 Regional
North Yorkshire County Caterers 2014/1361 Regional
Taylor Shaw Limited 2014/1363 Regional
12 - Lot 12: Northern Ireland 3 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
ARAMARK Limited 2014/1347 Nationwide
BaxterStorey 2014/1349 Nationwide
Chartwells 2014/1353 Nationwide
13 - Lot 13: Other 6 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No. Coverage
ARAMARK Limited 2014/1347 Nationwide
BaxterStorey 2014/1349 Nationwide
Caterlink 2014/1352 Regional
Chartwells 2014/1353 Nationwide
Innovate Services Limited 2014/1356 Regional
Pabulum Ltd 2014/1362 Regional

How can I use this Framework

CPC typically recommend that members undertake a further competition considering their own particular requirements, however please see the user guide for further details.

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If you require support in running a further competition via this framework, Tenet Services can help. Tenet offer a nationwide service specialising in assisting education establishments to complete further competitions.

Tenet are part of the Crescent Purchasing Group of Companies and operate on a not-for-profit basis.

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Get a Quote

The CPC Quote Tool is free to use for all our members and offers quick, compliant access to all suppliers on the framework.

"The Quote Tool was easy to use and time saving, resulting in a straightforward process where we just had to put the details in once and could then use the reputable suppliers already recommended."

Deborah Anderson-Dixon, Finance Manager at Sir William Romney's School

For more complex procurements, we also have the CPC Sourcing Cloud which offers enhanced features such as having a full audit trail and allowing electronic returns whilst still being free to use for our members.

Use This Framework

To use this framework and get a quote you need to sign in.

Create a User Account

To create a free user account your institution needs to be a CPC member, CPC membership is completely free for educational establishments.

When you join the CPC you will receive some amazing benefits including access to 60 frameworks and specialist procurement advice, plus you won't be inundated with lots of marketing calls and emails that you don't need.

The joining form only takes a few minutes to complete and upon registering as a member you will typically be approved within 10 minutes (during the hours of 9am and 4.30pm).

To see if your institution is already registered as a CPC member use the search bar below, if your institution is not a member click the Join the CPC button. Remember CPC membership is free for educational establishments.

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Associated Documentation

The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.

File Details Essential
User GuideThis 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. YesDownload

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is Crescent Purchasing Consortium.

  • Name: Keeley Blackburn
  • Tel: 0161 974 0945
  • Email: k.blackburn@thecpc.ac.uk
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