Published date: 14 September 2021

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

Closing: 15 October 2021, 9:30am

Contract summary


  • Health and social work services - 85000000

  • Recreational, cultural and sporting services - 92000000

  • Other community, social and personal services - 98000000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

14 September 2021

Closing date

15 October 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 April 2022

Contract end date

31 March 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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To provide meaningful Short Break activities for children and young people with disabilities who reside in Knowsley, in order to allow parents/carers a break from their caring responsibility. Activity sessions will take place during most school holidays, and at term-time weekends.

There are 8 'Lots' within the service, covering differing age groups, needs, and geographical locations. The Council would welcome bids for single or multiple 'Lots' of this contract, and is also welcoming of collaborative approaches, including consortiums or joint bids, to this contract, in order that a broad range of skills, experience and specialisms are accessed via this contract.

How to apply

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

About the buyer

Contact name

Yvonne Winskill


2nd Floor, Municipal Building
Archway Road
L36 9UX
United Kingdom


+44 7875635562