The Archer Academy Cleaning Tender
Citation Consulting Ltd
Published date: 10 March 2022
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Contract summary
• School cleaning services – 90919300
Location of contract
E2 8GA
Value of contract
£400,000 to £404,100
Procurement reference
Published date
10 March 2022
Closing date
11 April 2022
Closing time
Contract start date
31 August 2022
Contract end date
30 August 2025
Contract type
Service contract
Procedure type
Restricted procedure (above threshold)
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The Archer Academy is an Ofsted rated Outstanding school based in Finchley. 

The Academy is tendering their cleaning services with a contract start date of 1st September 2022. The current contract with KindredFM has reached the maximum tenure of five years and there is a good working relationship with the Academy. With the lower school and upper school on two separate campuses, both with an N2 postcode, the Archer Academy is looking for a professional cleaning contractor to deliver an excellent level of service throughout the year on both campuses. the Lower school has three floors across 3,742 M² and the Upper school has three floors 2,276 M². Full details of the campuses are in the PQQ documentation. All bidders please note – the Academy is specifically looking for suppliers that have existing local operational presence and education contracts within 10 miles of the Academy and this will be a key criteria in the PQQ assessment. 

With 9 cleaners on site and a PM clean at each campus, periodic cleans are arranged with the School and they are reviewing the number of weeks currently. Current pay rates and shift hours are in the PQQ documentation. 

The contract is for an initial three year term with an optional 2 years extension based upon mutually agreed finances, performance and a strong working relationship.

More information
·         Additional information on how to apply for this contract
Additional text
Bidders will find all of the documentation needed on the Citation Consulting Portal –

Bidders should register on the portal, then declare interest in the tender and they will then be able to both download the necessary documents. There is a two stage PQQ Process:
Part One: It is a 55 question online questionnaire completed on In-Tend. Supporting documents are required and these are uploaded on the documents tab on the portal. Completion of this is mandatory.
Part Two is a separate, client facing document with 8 sections to respond to. The document structure is fixed, the response style is the bidder’s own. The document is uploaded onto In-Tend. 
We also require three separate client references as part of the PQQ process, these are to be sent directly to CCL by the client. 

The deadline for return of both parts of the PQQ and client references is 1pm on the 11th April 2022. 

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : Yes

How to apply
Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer
Contact name
Glenn Campbell
Stanley Road Campus
Eagans Close
E2 8GA
United Kingdom
07895 837811


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