All institutions require a range of facilities management services which can often be complicated to purchase but using this framework can help!

You can procure outsourced facilities management services and design them to best meet the needs of your institution. You can start from as few as any 2 services and grow the portfolio with your chosen provider over the term of your contract. It will save you time as you won’t need to complete a full tender process every time and it provides regional and national competition.

You can procure the following services and more using CPC's Facilities Management framework:

  1. Building cleaning services
  2. Mechanical, electrical and building fabric maintenance services
  3. Catering services including vending
  4. Security services
  5. Waste management services
  6. Grounds maintenance services
  7. Estates management
  8. CCTV
  9. CAFM (computer aided facilities management) and helpdesk
  10. Portable appliance testing (PAT)
  11. Maintenance of firefighting equipment and systems
  12. Cleaning of the external building fabric, lighting, signage and fixtures and fittings
  13. Pest control
  14. Emergency response, key holding and out of hours call out
  15. Additional services – reception, postal, energy, water, laundry

Key Facts

Start date
1st October 2021
End date
30th September 2024
Optional extension
30th September 2025

Key Benefits of this Framework

  1. Compliant with the UK Public Contracts Regulations
  2. Technical guidance and support of experts
  3. Support and assistance from the CPC contract manager
  4. Social value - the framework has been sub-lotted by region to deliver benefits, such as providing better opportunities to SMEs ensuring that the social value benefits generated are retained within the region
  5. Safeguarding and DBS checks on all framework suppliers
  6. Buyers Guide available
  7. Variety of call-off options including a direct award

Supplier Details

Lots No. Suppliers
Lot 1: East 11 View Suppliers
Lot 2: East Midlands 11 View Suppliers
Lot 3: London 11 View Suppliers
Lot 4: North East 10 View Suppliers
Lot 5: North West 11 View Suppliers
Lot 6: Northern Ireland 7 View Suppliers
Lot 7: Scotland 9 View Suppliers
Lot 8: South East 12 View Suppliers
Lot 9: South West 11 View Suppliers
Lot 10: Wales 11 View Suppliers
Lot 11: West Midlands 11 View Suppliers
Lot 12: Yorkshire & Humber 11 View Suppliers

How can I use this Framework

Full details can be found in the User Guide. Our recommended route to market is a full further competition process, inviting all capable suppliers on the appropriate lot to tender for your opportunity. A further competition calculator is also available which offers a faster method of call-off to those on tight timescales.

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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.

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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 £213,477.

"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 £213,477, 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.

Use This Framework

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Don't have a user account? If your institution is already a member, you can create your own user account.

Sign up for free and use this framework

You can buy through our frameworks if your institution is a CPC member. It’s free to join if you are from a school, academy, multi-academy trust, college, university or you offer educational services.

CPC is owned by the education sector and our 86 frameworks are designed to save you money whilst being safe, easy to use and compliant. Your CPC membership also provides:

  • One-to-one procurement support
  • Fully funded CPD accredited procurement courses
  • The opportunity to get funding from our charity CPL Group

CPC has over 9000 members, search to see if your institution is already a member. If your institution is not in the list, click the Join CPC today button.

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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
Framework 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
Further Competition TemplateThe attached template document should assist you with running your mini competition and once completed should be sent to all suppliers on the relevant framework lot. YesDownload
Mini Competition CalculatorThe 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. YesDownload

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