Catering Services for The Royal Borough of Greenwich Schools

Catering Services for The Royal Borough of Greenwich Schools

Full supply of catering services to The Royal Borough of Greenwich Schools via a single-supplier Framework Agreement.

Greenwich Schools Food and Catering Services Framework Agreement

Contract summary



  • School catering services – 55524000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

3 February 2021

Closing date

18 February 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 August 2021

Contract end date

31 July 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure

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Greenwich Community Schools Community Interest Company (CIC) (The Contracting Authority) invites tenders for the full supply of catering services to The Royal Borough of Greenwich Schools via a single-supplier framework agreement, based upon the terms and conditions contained in this Tender Specification. The Framework agreement allows potentially all Local Education Authority (LEA) schools to join.
The CIC is acting a central purchasing body conducting the procurement on behalf of itself and these other schools. The schools listed in the pricing documentation are intending to award call-off contracts on the establishment of the framework.

The process will award two separate single-supplier framework agreements, one for primary & nursery schools and the other for secondary schools needs.

The Contracting Authority for this FTS Accelerated Restricted Procedure will be Greenwich Community Schools (CIC). The CIC has been established to award the frameworks at the end of this process.


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The Contract will cover the full catering provision including any hospitality catering required for Primary School, Nursery School and Secondary School sites. The Contract will be let as a framework agreement so that other Local Education Authority schools within the Borough can choose to opt into the framework at any given point within the four (4) year framework Contract period. The framework allows for the call-down Contract to be five (5) years plus two (2), however a limitation has been put in place so that all call-down Contracts will have an end date that is co-terminus which will be five (5) years plus two (2) from the date the first schools call-down from the Contract. The Framework Terms and Conditions of contract that have been published alongside this notice in the Invitation To Tender (ITT) pack are subject to change before the ITT stage of this process commences. Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents.This procurement will be managed electronically via the RBG Proactis Procontract e-tendering suite. To participate in
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How to apply


Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.


About the buyer


Contact name

Andrew Clark


3rd Floor, The Woolwich Centre
35 Wellington Street, Woolwich
SE18 6HQ


+44 2089214334