This TUCO dynamic purchasing system (DPS) covers a range of temporary structures:

  • 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

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

You can use this framework by joining TUCO, it’s free for CPC members. Just complete TUCO’s application form or call TUCO on 0161 713 3420 to request membership.

If you don’t have CPC membership, firstly join CPC - it’s free for educational organisations, then contact TUCO to request membership.

Should 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 contractors apply to be included on the CPC Minor Works DPS?

The DPS is being managed through the Sourcing Cloud tendering platform. Interested contractors need to create an account (if you don’t already have one) and then use the ‘Opportunity Search’ tool on the dashboard to navigate to the DPS using project reference ‘CA7638’. Then download and complete the ‘Minor Works DPS ITP’ document, upload it to the portal and click ‘submit’. All applications will be evaluated within 14 calendar days.

How is the DPS operation funded?

A Marketing Premium of 0.75% is required for all business placed under this DPS by CPC Educational Member Institutions.  A Marketing Premium of 1.25% is required for all business placed under this DPS by Wider Public Sector (WPS) users.

These fees are payable to CPC and will be based on the value of any awarded works or projects via the DPS. If a DPS supplier chooses not to bid for opportunities published via the DPS or are unsuccessful in their bids for DPS works or projects, there will be no marketing premium due. Any relevant marketing premiums due to CPC will be invoiced to the relevant DPS supplier at the end of the quarter.

These payments help support the management and marketing of the agreement to our members and users from the wider public sector. These requirements are detailed within the Minor Works DPS ITP document which applicants are required to complete and return to us 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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