College, University, Academy and School grounds maintenance is important in the education sector yet buying grounds maintenance services can often be one of the most complex areas of procurement.
Using this agreement you can procure and outsource grounds maintenance services and design them to best meet the needs of your institution. It will save you time as you won’t need to complete a full OJEU tender process and it provides regional and national competition to secure value for money.
The general types of services that this framework will cover include all or part of the following elements:
It was awarded on 23rd November 2020 and runs to 22nd November 2023 with a possible extension to 22nd November 2024.
|Lot 1: East||10||View Suppliers|
|Lot 2: East Midlands||12||View Suppliers|
|Lot 3: London||9||View Suppliers|
|Lot 4: North East||7||View Suppliers|
|Lot 5: North West||9||View Suppliers|
|Lot 6: Northern Ireland||3||View Suppliers|
|Lot 7: Scotland||3||View Suppliers|
|Lot 8: South East||10||View Suppliers|
|Lot 9: South West||6||View Suppliers|
|Lot 10: Wales||4||View Suppliers|
|Lot 11: West Midlands||11||View Suppliers|
|Lot 12: Yorkshire and Humber||8||View Suppliers|
|Lot 13: National||2||View Suppliers|
Full details can be found in the User Guide, for ease of use a desk top calculator is available for direct award, along with the option to undertake a further competition. A further competition calculator is also available on the website, with further details also available in the User Guide regarding the call off process.
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.
To use this framework and get a quote you need to sign in.
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 69 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.
The following documents are associated with this framework. Some are required for successful use of the framework and are clearly marked.
|Framework 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|
|Further Competition Template||The attached template document should assist you with running your further competition and once completed should be sent to all suppliers on the relevant framework lot.||Yes||Download|
|Direct Award Notification||If you carry out a direct award under this framework, please complete the attached form to record your direct award with CPC.||Download|
|Mini Competition Calculator||For use when carrying out a further / mini competition in conjunction with the ‘Mini Competition Calculator Template’.||Download|
|Desktop Calculator||For desktop exercise to identify preferred supplier||Download|