This TUCO dynamic purchasing system (DPS) covers a range of temporary structures from temporary kitchens and bars to small marquees and large temporary structures for events. You will find a selection of temporary structure suppliers across four Lots:

  • Lot 1 - Temporary Kitchens, Equipment & Bars
  • Lot 2 - Large Event Marquees & Temporary Structures
  • Lot 3 - Small Marquees & Temporary Structures
  • Lot 4 - Turnkey solution for Temporary Kitchens, Marquees & Temporary Structures

To use this agreement join TUCO and contact [email protected] with reference numbers: TUCO: CAT11047 TU and Hunter: 15250.

Key Facts

Start date
4th May 2020
End date
3rd May 2024
Optional extension
3rd May 2024

Key Benefits of this DPS

  1. It is free to use for members
  2. Eliminates the need to individually undertake your own full procurement exercise, which saves time and resources
  3. Simplifies the process and removes the cost in procuring the services and providers
  4. Legally compliant framework agreement developed within the UK Public Contract Regulations
  5. Consistent Terms & Conditions of contract
  6. Opportunity for further savings through further competition
  7. TUCO regularly audit the nominated suppliers to assist in the management and reduction of food safety risks

How can I use this DPS

CPC members can use this DPS by joining TUCO. Complete TUCO’s application form or call 0161 713 3420 to request free membership. Not a CPC member? Join CPC - it’s free for educational organisations, then contact TUCO.

If you have any questions please contact Majid Khan, CPC Senior Contracts & Procurement Officer on 0161 974 0949

What are Dynamic Purchasing Systems (DPS)?

A DPS is a procurement tool for works, services and goods. Dynamic purchasing systems are explained in more detail on our DPS page.

How can suppliers apply to be included on the DPS?

This is a TUCO DPS and is being managed through the InTend tendering portal. Interested suppliers should register for an InTend account and check regularly for updates.

How is the DPS operation funded?

A small percentage is taken in the form of a marketing premium for all business placed under this DPS by CPC members and Wider Public Sector (WPS) users. These fees are payable from the successful supplier to TUCO and will be based on the value of any awarded works or projects via the DPS. Full details are included within the relevant ITP document which supplier applicants are required to complete and return in order to apply for a position on the DPS.

About TUCO .Ltd

TUCO Ltd is the leading professional membership body for in-house caterers operating in the education sector and wider public sector. TUCO are catering procurement experts, in-house catering specialists and operate on a not-for profit basis.

All CPC members are eligible to join TUCO for free and once you’re a member you can buy via TUCO’s procurement regulation compliant catering frameworks and access their wide range of suppliers. TUCO maximise value for their members and have a great range of membership benefits, learn more about TUCO.

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
Temporary Structures User Guide YesDownload

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this DPS is TUCO Ltd.

Majid Khan

  • Name: Majid Khan
  • Tel: 0161 974 0949
  • Email: [email protected]
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