Public Sector Tender Alerts

 

This is a compiled list of recent Public Sector tenders from sources that we are constantly monitoring.

Care in a Residential Setting (with or without nursing)

Essex County Council are re-opening the Integrated Residential and Nursing framework agreement for Care in a residential setting with or without nursing within the county of Essex. This is a notice for social and specific services in accordance with directive 2014/24/EU Article 74 Health, Social and related services. This contract will establish a framework agreement which will have 3 lots: Lot 1 Residential Care will be commissioned by ECC on ECC's standard terms and conditions (operating a Preferred Supplier ranked list ) and the ISP for each service user will be the call-off contract; Lot 2 Nursing Care will be commissioned by ECC on ECC's standard terms and conditions (operating a Preferred Supplier ranked list ) and the ISP for each service user will be the call-off contract; Lot 3 (NHS funded care ) will be commissioned by the CCGs on the NHS terms and conditions and the ISP for each patient will be the call-off contract.

Contact:

IRN.ProjectTeam@essex.gov.uk
County Hall
Market Road
Chelmsford
CM1 1QH
UK

Contract value:

Published: 1 Jan 2018, Receipt by: 6 Feb 2018

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Hawthorn Medical Centre & City Health Centre APMS & Walk-in Centre Services

North of England Commissioning Support is working for & on behalf of Manchester Health and Care Commissioning (MHCC) and NHS England Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership (GMH&SCP) who wish to commission Hawthorn Medical Centre and City Health Centre Alternative Provider Medical Services and Walk-in Centre Services.The services will be procured in Lots as follows:Lot 1 - Hawthorn Medical Centre APMS and Walk-in CentreLot 2 - City Health Centre APMS and Walk-in CentreProviders will be expected to deliver APMS essential services and Walk-in Centre services for each Lot that they bid for.The term for the contracts will be 5 years with effect from 1 August 2018.

Contact:

necsu.neprocurement@nhs.net
N/A
Manchester
M1 3BN
England
http://www.england.nhs.uk

Contract value:

Published: 1 Jan 2018, Receipt by: 2 Feb 2018

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Provision of Audit and Consultancy Audit Services - External Audit Services

This notice is for the award following Mini Competition to Grant Thornton LLP of a contract for the Provision of External Audit and audit consultancy services to the Trust.

Contact:

David Main
david.main@stgeorges.nhs.uk
2nd Floor, Lanesborough Wing
Blackshaw Road
London
SW17 0QT
England
+44 2087252419
https://www.stgeorges.nhs.uk/

Contract value: 500000-500000

Published: 2 Jan 2018, Receipt by: 2 Apr 2018

National Framework Agreement for the Provision of Asset and Contract Lifecycle Management Services

The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust's Commercial Procurement Service seeks to introduce a new commercial Framework Agreement for the provision of asset and contract lifecycle management services. which will allow for improvements in organisational efficiency which may otherwise have been overlooked under a fragmented approach to contract management. This framework will specifically target the requirement for an end to end outsourced lifecycle contract management solution spanning procurement, contract management and service delivery management. Bidders will be required to demonstrate how their solution will increase efficiency against traditional contract letting and management methods, whilst maintaining or improving high standards of delivery. Further details are provided in the ITT accompanying this Contract Notice which can be viewed at www.nhssourcing.co.uk

Contact:

info@coch-cps.co.uk
Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Liverpool Road
Chester
CH2 1UL
England

Contract value: 7000000

Published: 2 Jan 2018, Receipt by: 2 Feb 2018

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Provision of Healthwatch Luton

Luton Council ("the Council") is inviting Tenders for the provision of a Local Healthwatch Service for the Borough of Luton. The Contract will be for a period of two years from 1st April 2018, with the possibility of annual extensions for a further two years. The contract extension will be subject to the funding being available to the council from central government and the successful Provider achieving high levels of satisfaction in the provision of the Services as set out in the specification. You should be aware that this contract is a statutory service and it is subject to it continuing to being a statutory service and on an annual basis receiving government grant funding or alternative Council finance being available on an on going basis. It is accepted that a new Provider may not be in a position to deliver a fully functioning service from 1st April 2018 and that the first three months of the contract will operate as a set up phase, prior to commencement of the full service from 1st July 2018.

Contact:

Phil Hucklesby
Phillippe.hucklesby@luton.gov.uk
Town Hall
George Street
Luton
LU1 2BQ
England
+44 1582546866
http://www.luton.gov.uk

Contract value: 489848-489848

Published: 2 Jan 2018, Receipt by: 29 Jan 2018

Airway Management Products and Associated Equipment

The scope of the framework is to cover a range of airway management products used within theatres, wards,ICU and A&E areas within Healthcare Environments. Products will include endotracheal tubes, tracheostomytubes, laryngeal masks, laryngoscopes, video laryngoscopes, breathing filters, breathing circuits, endobronchialtubes, nasopharyngeal tubes, oropharyngeal tubes and any accessories relating to these products. Precise quantities are unknown. It is anticipated that initial expenditure will be in the region of £32,190,000to £42,900,000 in the first year of this framework agreement; however, this is approximate only and thevalues may vary depending on the requirements of those bodies purchasing under the framework agreement.The estimated value of the total framework agreement term (including any extension options) of between£128,760,000 to £171,600,000.

Contact:

Sohail.Khan@supplychain.nhs.uk
NHS Supply Chain
Foxbridge Way
Normanton
WF6 1TL
England

Contract value: 128760000-171600000

Published: 2 Jan 2018, Receipt by: 29 Nov 2018

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Demolition of Muller Road Bus Depot

Bristol City Council (BCC) wishes to notify the market of the following opportunity:-Demolition of former bus depot and associated asbestos removal works at Muller Road, Horfield, Bristol. BCC intendeds to publish tender and associated documents via ProContract (https://procontract.due-north.com) on 16th January. If your organisation is interested in this future opportunity please registered with ProContract at :- https://procontract.due-north.com/Register to enable access to tender documents once published. It is anticipated the project will take 1 month to complete and the winning bidder will be required to meet a completion date of 4th May 2018.

Contact:

Penny Sharp
penny.sharp@bristol.gov.uk
Bristol City Council
P O Box 3176
BRISTOL
BS3 9FS
England
+44 1179223379
https://www.bristol.gov.uk/

Contract value: 250000-250000

Published: 2 Jan 2018, Receipt by: 2 Apr 2018

RM6015 UKGI PR Agency

UK Government Investments (UKGI), a limited company wholly owned by HM Treasury, as the Contracting Authority is putting in place a single supplier framework agreement for a Supplier to act as their Public Relations / Press Office function to enhance and protect its public profile. The Supplier will be required to provide financial public relations expertise. The Supplier will be required to carry out regular business as usual tasks and will also have the opportunity to provide support to UKGI in its adhoc activities advising Government on large transactions and asset disposals. The framework agreement will have a single operator. The duration of the contract will be 2+1; that is a 2 year contract with a possible extension of up to 12 months at the end of the initial 2 year term. The procurement is being run by the Crown Commercial Service on behalf of the UKGI.

Contact:

expressionofinterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk
1 Victoria Street
London
SW1H 0ET
England
+443450103503
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-government-investments

Contract value: 105000-505000

Published: 2 Jan 2018, Receipt by: 31 Jan 2018

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Anchorsholme Park Play Area

Blackpool Council are looking to appoint a play equipment Supplier/Contractor to develop under a design and build form of contract the play facility.

Contact:

Val Watson
val.watson@blackpool.gov.uk
PO Box 4
Blackpool
FY1 1NA
England
+44 1253478511
http://www.blackpool.gov.uk/

Contract value: 240000-240000

Published: 2 Jan 2018, Receipt by: 7 Feb 2018

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Application for the Provison of a Tailored Dispensing Service (TDS)

Application for the provision of a Tailored Dispensing Service (TDS) from community pharmacy providers to provide dispensing adjustments/compliance aids following assessment by the Medicines Assessment and Support Service (MASS), then subsequently the Medicines Optimisation Service (MOS).

Contact:

oreolorun.ojo@nhs.net
379-397 Croydon Road
Beckenham Beacon
Beckenham
BR3 3QL
UK
+441689866175

Contract value:

Published: 2 Jan 2018, Receipt by: 7 Feb 2018

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Reconfiguration Works - Ward 10B

The aim of this Tender is to procure a Main Contractor to reconfigure an existing Ward 10B to form six new Assessment Bays and a Doctor's Office. Works include removal of existing finishes, demolition of internal walls, construction of new partitions, new floor wall and ceiling finishes, installation of new telescopic sliding doors, new mechanical and electrical works. The project will need to be completed with minimal impact on the services we provide to our patients.

Contact:

Christina Fletcher
christinafletcher@nhs.net
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Southport
PR8 6PN
England

Contract value:

Published: 2 Jan 2018, Receipt by: 26 Jan 2018

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Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust will be conducting a mini-competition for this tender. The documents are available to suppliers through EU Supply eProcurement portal (link below and please click on current tender opportunities); Tender no 30236 https://uk.eu-supply.com/login.asp?B=UK&code=1

Air Quality Forecasting

Project Objectives: - Provide a daily Air Quality Forecast for issue via the UK-Air Website. - Forecast must cover day of issue, the following day and an outlook. - Forecast must have a graphical representation and associated text for each day, detailing the geographical extent, duration and concentration (using DAQI values) of areas of poor air quality. - Forecast will be used by Defra to provide information to the public - Forecast also underpins multi-agency response during air pollution episodes to ensure appropriate advice is issued.

Contact:

Network.Procurement@defra.gsi.gov.uk
DEFRA
London
SW1P 3JR
England

Contract value:

Published: 2 Jan 2018, Receipt by: 9 Feb 2018

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Please note that Defra procurement uses e-tendering, provided by Bravosolutions. In order to access the Bravo system you will need to be registered. Could I therefore request that you register on the Bravo portal for Defra. If you're already registered on the Bravo portal please check that your registration includes Defra, as you have to specify us in order to correctly receive the tender documents. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact the Bravo helpline on 0800 368 4850 or alternatively email them at help@bravosolution.co.uk. The link you require for new registration/amendments to registrations is - https://defra.bravosolution.co.uk

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Psychological Wellbeing Service for Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre- Market Engagement Event

NHS England is intending to commission a provider to deliver a Psychological Wellbeing Service for Yarl' s Wood Immigration Removal Centre, in Bedford. This Prior Information Notice is to inform potential bidders of a market engagement event to be held on the 22nd January 2018. NHS England is looking to carry out a procurement process for a 5 year contract for this service (3+1+1) commencing on 1st October 2018. The current budget is approximately £200,000 per annum. If you wish to attend the Market Engagement Event on the 22nd January 2018, please complete the PQQ to register your attendees. This will be a maximum 2 attendees per organisation. The Market Engagement event will be held at:- Location: NHS England (East) Victoria House Capital Park Cambridge CB21 5XA Please note the deadline for registering your interest to attend the Market Engagement event is 5pm on 18th January 2018.

Contact:

Balbir Samra
balbir.samra@ardengemcsu.nhs.uk
Cardinal Square
Derby
DE1 3QT
England

Contract value:

Published: 2 Jan 2018, Receipt by: 2 Apr 2018

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In order to register your interest in this opportunity please register and complete this 'PQQ_456' on the eSourcing portal https://ardengemcsu.bravosolution.co.uk. This is not a PQQ. We are using this functionality within the Arden & GEM Bravo procurement portal to communicate with interested parties. This is purely an exercise to register your interest in this market place event. Any subsequent procurement(s) will be advertised separately and all organisations wanting to participate will need to respond to the relevant procurement advertisement as and when published

UK SBS RE17477 NERC Portable Greenhouse Gas Analyser

The final date and time for the submission of bids is Wednesday 24/01/2018 at 14:00 DO NOT apply directly to the buyer. All tender information MUST be submitted through the CCS eSourcing Portal. NERC are looking to purchase a Portable Greenhouse Gas Analyser which will consist of 1. Allow continuous and simultaneous measurements of greenhouse gases (minimum of CO2, H2O and CH4) 2. Must be able to be used in conjunction with an LGR Ultraportable Greenhouse Gas Analyser. 3. Must be high speed (measuring in seconds), and sensitive (to ppb concentrations for CO2 and CH4). 4. Must have internal data storage 5. Must have reproducible results 6. Low power requirements 7. Light and portable Please ensure you review all attached information to ensure a full understanding of this requirement. All attachments can be found with the RFx attachments tab within the Emptoris System. This contract will be awarded based on the evaluation criteria set out in the ITQ document How to Apply As part of the strategic alliance between UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) and Crown Commercial Service (CCS), UK SBS will be using the CCS eSourcing Suite for this procurement. To register on the CCS eSourcing portal please follow the details contained within the Additional Information section of this notice. If you are already registered on the CCS eSourcing portal and wish to register your interest in this opportunity please email; expressionofinterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk Your email must clearly state: • the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for; • the name of the registered Bidder; • the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email.

Contact:

Sally Barbato
Research.tenders@uksbs.co.uk
North Star House
Swindon
SN2 1FF
England
www.uksbs.co.uk

Contract value: 35000

Published: 2 Jan 2018, Receipt by: 24 Jan 2018

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DO NOT APPLY DIRECTLY TO BUYER All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts) Responses must be received by the date in the bid documents. Responses received outside or concurrently using the eSourcing process will not be accepted or considered further for this opportunity. How to Register on the CCS eSourcing Suite Full details of this opportunity can be found on the e-sourcing portal please follow instructions below. If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link 'Register for CCS eSourcing'. Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing expressionofinterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk. Your email must clearly state: • name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for; • name of the registered Bidder; • name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. Crown Commercial Service will process the email and then enable the Bidder to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing Suite. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done. The Sourcing documents can then be accessed on the eSourcing Suite at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk using the instructions detailed in the Specification documents within Contracts Finder. As a user of the e-Sourcing Suite you will have access to Emptoris email messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific RFX event. Please note it is your responsibility to access these emails on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information. For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service Helpdesk: Telephone: 0345 010 3503 Training documents to support Bidders to utilise Emptoris CCS eSourcing are available in the Contracts Finder Tender documents section. About UK Shared Business Services UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) brings a commercial attitude to the public sector; helping our customers improve efficiency, generate savings and modernise. Our broad range of expert services is shared by our customers. This allows our customers the freedom to focus resources on core activities; innovating and transforming their own organisations. For full details of our partner base please review the following link: http://www.uksbs.co.uk/services/procure/

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Provision of Licensed Trade and Catering Services at the St George's Centre

Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) has a long term lease for the St George's Centre (SGC), which is our Student Union building and the associated student accommodation. There is 230 rooms of student accommodation above and behind the SGC together with courtyards which are restricted to use by the student accommodation residents only. The SGC space is some 1,034 sqm which comprises the premises that will be available for the operation of facilities and associated services for students, staff and students' guests. The University financially supports the Christ Church Students' Union (CCSU) which has its own separate Board of Trustees and is a charitable organisation. The University continues to support the Students' Union by providing annual grants on a per capita basis for students to cover the costs of the Students' Union activities. The University is expecting all arrangements made to demonstrate best value and to be managed within the agreed resources. The University's Director of Estates & Facilities, Assistant Director of Estates & Facilities, Purchasing Manager and the Facilities team are acting in awarding the contract for services for the Students' Union. The University is seeking to award a contract for the management of the Student Centre to include services such as catering, bar services and events within the SGC.

Contact:

Max Hubbard
procurement@canterbury.ac.uk
Rochester House, St Georges Place, Canterbury, Kent
Canterbury
CT1 1UT
England

Contract value: 1500000

Published: 2 Jan 2018, Receipt by: 31 Jan 2018

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9614 - White Label Energy Supplier/Energy Service Equivalent

The Council is seeking to establish a uniquely branded local domestic energy supply vehicle to reduce electricity and gas fuel bills for the city's residents and to enable it to deliver innovative energy services in the future, with the intention of benefitting citizens and businesses financially and pursuing broader environmental objectives.

Contact:

Richard Buckenham
richardbuckenham@norwich.gov.uk
City Hall
St Peters Street
Norwich
NR2 1NH
United Kingdom
01603 212781
http://www.norwich.gov.uk/YourCouncil/Finance/Pages/Procurement.aspx

Contract value: 10000000-27000000

Published: 2 Jan 2018, Receipt by: 9 Feb 2018

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Please download tender documents and upload completed tenders using the link: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norwich/aspx/Home Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

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East Lancashire Community Nurse Liaison Service

NHS Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit (CSU) are working on behalf of NHS East Lancashire CCG who wish to procure a Community Care Home Liaison Nurses service for a period of 2 years for patients living in the East Lancashire area of Hyndburn. East Lancashire CCG would like to commission an innovative service which provides a means: • To reduce inappropriate admissions to hospital through pro-active case management • To aid the development of knowledge and skills of care home staff around appropriate use of Primary Care (including Telemedicine) and other initiatives. • To implement and review personalised, holistic assessments and Care Plans in order to ensure robust and timely intervention where necessary • To ensure that patients in a care setting will have access to quality holistic care and chronic disease management as those patients who are able to attend surgery • To increase the number of completed Advanced Care Planning documents within the care home setting, to reduce the number of inappropriate deaths outside of their preferred place of care and death. The service will deliver the following:- • Provide a point of contact for Care Homes • Improve the quality of care provided in Care Homes, involving carers and family in the planning and delivery of care • Undertake holistic assessment and promote Advanced Care Planning in care homes across Hyndburn, where possible The following key service outcomes: Monitored through practice audit: • Reduction in Urgent Care and A&E Attendances from patients in care homes covered by the project • Reduction in Emergency Hospital Admissions from patients in care homes covered by the project • Reduction in GP visits to the care homes covered by the project • Increase in the number of completed Advanced Care Planning Documentation within care homes covered by the project (via ePaCCs) • Increase in the number of patients within a care home who have had a holistic assessment within the last 18 months Monitoring will take place on a quarterly basis with an interim 6 and full 12-month review. To find out more or to register your interest please email mlcsu.tenders@nhs.net To respond to this opportunity please visit the NHS Midlands and Lancashire CSU e-sourcing portal at https://mlcsu.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

Contact:

mlcsu.tenders@nhs.net
Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit
Lancashire Business Park
Leyland, Preston
PR26 6TR
England
http://midlandsandlancashirecsu.nhs.uk/

Contract value: 80000-120000

Published: 2 Jan 2018, Receipt by: 1 Feb 2018

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Top Deck Waterproofing Renewal at Avenue Road Multi-Storey Car Park

Avenue Road Multi-Story Car Park is a busy town centre multi-storey car park on five levels. It comprises two sections, built at different times and connected together by access ramps. The waterproofing and wearing layers to the top deck of one section is life expired and is failing. The area has been patched but is now in a condition that complete removal, preparation and renewal is required. It is proposed to use a PMMA-based system, applied in one operation using products supplied as a complete system by a single manufacturer in accordance with the performance specification detailed in Section 2 of the Specification. Whichever system is used, it will be applied by a contractor trained and approved by the system manufacturer so as to receive an insurance backed manufacturer's warranty of no less than ten years. The successful supplier will be expected to commence the works on 26 February 2018. The supplier will be required to ensure the works are completed by 6 April 2018. Final dates to be confirmed.

Contact:

Strategic Procurement Team
procurement@bournemouth.gov.uk
Bournemouth Borough Council
The Town Hall, Bourne Avenue
Bournemouth
BH2 6DY
England
+44 1202451417
https://www.bournemouth.gov.uk

Contract value: 225000-225000

Published: 2 Jan 2018, Receipt by: 5 Feb 2018

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Suppliers interested in this contract opportunity can access the full procurement documentation by visiting Bournemouth Borough Council's electronic Tendering system www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk Suppliers should search for the contract opportunity through Supplying the South West. There are further details of the contract opportunity on the advert published on www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk and instructions on how suppliers can access the procurement documentation for completion. Responses to the contract opportunity must be submitted electronically through www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk before the deadline shown on the system. If you are unable to access the advert for the opportunity through www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk please contact the Council using the contact details provided.

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Contract for the Supply, Delivery and/or Fitting of Street Nameplates

Oxford City Council (the Council) is acting as the lead authority, working collaboratively with two Other Contracting Bodies (OCB's) as below to establish a contract for the Supply, Delivery and/or Fitting of Street Nameplates. OCB's - Cherwell District Council and South Northamptonshire Council It will be mandatory to hold a Street Works Qualification registration for the Installation services. Together we are looking for a single provider for the Supply, Delivery and/or Fitting of Street Nameplates. The contract will comprise the supply of various signage, ranging from small quantities (one item) to larger orders, as requirements differ for each organisation, the contract will comprise of 'supply and delivery' and/or 'supply and fitting'. The initial contract period is 36 months (3 years) with an optional extension of 24 months (2 years). The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.businessportal.southeastiep.gov.uk/

Contact:

Kay Allsopp
KAllsopp@oxford.gov.uk
St Aldate's Chambers
St Aldates
OXFORD
OX1 1DS
England
+44 7917791906
http://www.oxford.gov.uk

Contract value: 156000-156000

Published: 2 Jan 2018, Receipt by: 2 Feb 2018

Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the supply of Catering Services for Events at the Town Hall, Oxford

This contract is for the supply of Catering Services for Events at the Town Hall, Oxford. It will be a concession contract using a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS). Oxford Town Hall is a stunning Grade II* Victorian building in the heart of Oxford. With 10 meeting rooms and 3 event rooms the Town Hall is utilised for all manner of events from conferences and exhibitions to weddings and concerts. Oxford Town Hall is able to cater for 5 to 500 guests. In order for the Town Hall to offer a wide range of caterers to service the full range of events it holds, the Council are looking to create a DPS for approved catering suppliers.

Contact:

mstevenson@oxford.gov.uk
Oxford City Council
St.Aldates
Oxford
OX1 1DS
England
http://www.oxford.gov.uk

Contract value: 160000-160000

Published: 2 Jan 2018, Receipt by: 29 Jan 2018

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