Published date: 10 July 2020

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

Closing: 18 August 2020

Contract summary


  • Repair and maintenance services of cooler groups - 50730000

Location of contract

East Midlands

Value of contract

£100,000 to £500,000

Procurement reference


Published date

10 July 2020

Closing date

18 August 2020

Contract start date

1 November 2020

Contract end date

31 October 2023

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The servicing and maintenance of refrigeration and air conditioning equipment including:

a)Walk-in cold rooms and catering fridges, mortuary fridges/freezers. Associated alarm systems (from fridge/freezers to indicating panels).

b)Split air conditioning systems, packaged air conditioning systems, compressors and condensers.

c)Management of contract

•Management and supervision of all works carried out by Contractor, including scheduling and organisation of works;
•Risk assessment of Contractor activities, and development, implementation and review of health and safety and safe systems of work;
•Management and upkeep of electronic and hard copy logbooks for Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (KGH) buildings and systems;
•Upkeep and updating of operational information;
•Identification of all items of equipment and bar coding (including tracking system);
•Notification to KGH of non-conformities (via routine reports);
•Production of reports, regular and ad hoc (log of quantities that are not achieved);
•Attendance at regular meetings;

More information


Additional text

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

How to apply

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

About the buyer

Contact name

Gail Thorburn


Rothwell Road`
NN16 8UZ




Closing: 18 August 2020