Catering Contract Hackney

Catering Contract Hackney

Framework Agreement for the Provision of Catering Services to Under 5’s in Hackney Children’s Centres.

Framework Agreement for the Provision of Catering Services to Under 5’s in Hackney Children’s Centres

Reference number: HPSLT/0009

Deadline date: 14/03/2012

This deadline is for… A supplier conference to provide details of the service requirements and tender process.

Contract value: £1,000,000 – £1,400,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Hackney

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? No

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: LONDON BOROUGH OF HACKNEY


Description of the contract

The successful contractor shall prepare daily lunch and snacks for approximately 300 children between 6 months to 5 years old in children’s centres, which offer full time childcare. The centres are open for 49 weeks a year. Hackney requires a sustainable, cost effective catering service that meets or exceeds all nutritional standards pertaining to Early Years meals. The meals must be attractive to children and staff, respect the cultural diversity of our borough, be sourced and prepared in a sustainable, safe and hygienic environment. We will require the service providers to help educate the clients and their families in healthy eating and sustainable catering processes. Please be aware that TUPE requirements shall apply.




Classification of the contract

55524000 School catering services


Additional information


Who to contact

Contact name Roger Petty

Address Hackney Technology and Learning Centre, 1 Reading Lane, Hackney, London, E8 1GQ

Telephone 0208 820 7146

Extension number:



How to apply

Organisations interested in the opportunity must be capable of offering catering services in line with The School Food Trust’s new Eat Better Start Better – Food & Drink Guidelines for Early Years Settings and the Government Buying Standards for Food and Catering. A supplier conference is to be held on the morning of14th March 2012, in Hackney, at which details of the service requirements and tender process will be presented. Parties interested will need to email Roger Petty, at the address below, requesting details of venue. The Invitation To Tender will be emailed to those who organisations expressing a wish to take part in the tender process subsequent to the supplier conference.