Published date: 30 March 2022

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 5 May 2022, 12pm

Contract summary


  • School catering services - 55524000

Location of contract

United Kingdom

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

30 March 2022

Closing date

5 May 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

21 October 2022

Contract end date

21 October 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

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The Council on behalf of the schools wish to appoint a single provider under framework agreement, for the provision of School Catering to schools under individual call-off contracts.
This is being procured under the 'Open Process' route and bids will be evaluated as being the most economically advantageous option to the schools.
The contract period will be for 3 years with the option to extend for up to a further 1 year,
(3+1 year) by agreement with the council, schools, and the provider
The Framework will be available to the following organisations:
• Bristol City Council (BCC) Maintained Schools, Nursery Schools, Academy Schools,
and other educational establishments. Please see Section 10 - 'school profiles' for
listing and details of schools and nurseries.
• Academy Schools, who are in a group, included in the above-named Authorities, but
also in other Authorities where the Academy Group operates.
• The Local Authorities in the Southwest Region of England as follows:
• Bath and North East Somerset,
• Bournemouth,
• Christchurch and Poole,
• Bristol,
• Cornwall,
• Devon,
• Dorset,
• Gloucestershire,
• Isles of Scilly,
• North Somerset,
• Plymouth,
• Somerset,
• South Gloucestershire,
• Swindon,
• Torbay
• Wiltshire.

About the buyer

Contact name

Matthew Roberts


City Hall
College Green


+44 1234112233