The CPC's framework agreement for Grounds Maintenance offers 14 specialist grounds maintenance suppliers over 13 regional lots. It allows members to procure a full range of services, including:

  • Grass cutting and grass maintenance
  • Shrub beds
  • Hedge maintenance
  • Fence line maintenance
  • Weed control and weed killer application
  • Tree surveys
  • Tree maintenance work (mature and immature)
  • Sports field and pitch maintenance (scarification, spiking, harrowing, marking and lining)
  • Landscaping services

It was awarded on 23rd November 2016 and runs to 22nd November 2020.

Key Benefits of this Framework

  1. A secure and professional onsite grounds service with DBS-checked personnel.
  2. A quick and compliant route to market through mini-competition.
  3. Full compliance with EU Regulations and the Public Contract Regulations 2015.
  4. Quality assured suppliers who have been checked against rigorous selection criteria.
  5. A comprehensive mini-competition template document including sample specification to assist with the process

Supplier Details

Lots No. Suppliers
Lot 1: East Anglia 8 View Suppliers
Lot 2: East Midlands 8 View Suppliers
Lot 3: London 6 View Suppliers
Lot 4: Northern Ireland 1 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No.
G Burley & Sons Ltd 2016/1657
Lot 5: North East 4 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No.
Countrywide Grounds Maintenance Ltd 2016/1638
Flora-tec Ltd 2016/1639
G Burley & Sons Ltd 2016/1657
Glendale Grounds Management Ltd 2016/1640
Lot 6: North West 7 View Suppliers
Lot 7: Scotland 5 View Suppliers
Lot 8: South East 7 View Suppliers
Lot 9: South West 6 View Suppliers
Lot 10: Wales 6 View Suppliers
Lot 11: West Midlands 7 View Suppliers
Lot 12: Yorkshire 6 View Suppliers
Lot 13: Other 1 View Suppliers
Supplier Agreement No.
Id Verde Ltd (formally The Landscape Group Ltd) 2016/1645

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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Get a Quote

The CPC Quote Tool is free to use for all our members and offers quick, compliant access to all suppliers on our frameworks for purchases that fall below £189,330.

"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 purchases that exceed £189,330, 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 CPC Sourcing Cloud.

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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
Mini Competition GuidelinesUnder the EU regulations in respect of framework agreements, if there is more than one supplier, you are, at times, required to carry out a mini-competition within the framework. YesDownload
Mini Competition Template DocumentThe 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. YesDownload

Contract Manager

The contracting authority for this framework is Crescent Purchasing Consortium.

Ekkehard Kugler

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