The Synthetic Sports Facilities Framework was borne for a necessity for an education focused route to market that covers all aspects of putting in place alternatives to traditional grass sports fields. It covers the construction, installation, refurbishment, servicing and maintenance for:
An institution may choose to implement a synthetic sports facility where the current provision is ineffective at giving students high quality performance space they require. In addition to this, the following benefits may be gained:
Member institutions should be sure to read the Framework User Guide prior to utilising the framework in order to ensure that they have a relative understanding of timescales and fundamental activities they will need to perform prior to a tendering process.
It was awarded on 17th February 2020 and runs to 16th February 2022 with a possible extension to 16th February 2024.
|Lot 1: Synthetic Sports Facilities Installation||8||View Suppliers|
|Lot 2: Maintenance & Servicing for Synthetic Sports Facilities||7||View Suppliers|
Member Institutions should take timescales for planning and information gathering into account when preparing their specification. Please read through the Framework User Guide prior to tendering.
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.
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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The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.
|Synthetic Sports User Guide||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.||Yes||Download|
|Lot 1 Mini Competition Template||The attached template document should assist you with running a mini-competition for the purposes of facility installation or refurbishment. Once completed it should be sent to all suppliers on Lot 1.||Yes||Download|
Following government guidance encouraging the prioritisation of outdoor sports within physical activity in schools, it’s never been a more important time to have a high quality maintenance programme for your synthetic sports facilities.