Catering Services Tender – Cheshire

Catering Services Tender – Cheshire

Multi-supplier Framework for catering services for a group of primary schools in Cheshire.

Cheshire School Group (CSG) Framework Catering Tender

Contract summary



  • School catering services – 55524000

Location of contract

North West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

16 July 2021

Closing date

23 August 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 January 2022

Contract end date

31 December 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure

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Contract is suitable for VCSEs?




RPJ3 Group are seeking to procure a number of providers for a multi-supplier framework for catering services for a group of primary schools in Cheshire (CSG). The main objective of this procurement exercise is to deliver the procurement of a framework that will enable RPJ3 Group to source catering services for the group of schools.It is estimated that there will be between 4 and 7 schools in this framework which will be subject of direct award, with other schools using a later call off.It should be noted that it is not mandatory for the schools to use this framework. Schools will only call off from this agreement if they have a requirement to do so. It is envisaged the number of caterers on the framework will be between 2-3The provision of the service must demonstrate the best value approach and be flexible in its delivery and operation to ensure that the needs and ethos of individual schools are supported.This framework process is targeted to have a catering contract in place to commence in January 2022. Please note that this process covers all catering services within the schools with full tender costings and proposals for the schools for a contract start in January 2022. These details will be further explained in the ITT documents. The process will include the creation of a select bidder list following analysis of SQ documents (within which the scoring criteria is included). Following the analysis of SQ’s the selected bidders will be invited to attend site surveys and tender briefing initially planned for early October 2021. Tender responses deadline is planned as early November 2021 and it is envisaged that interviews will take place in Mid-November 2021. The contract will be for a 3 +1 +1 period (5 years in total including the option to extend for 1 + 1 years).


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