The service required will involve a comprehensive cleaning service including routine and non-routine internal cleaning, plus some specific external cleaning. The contract will be a fixed cost contract against the specification provided and as an indication of contract size, the total internal space for cleaning purposes is approx. 52,000m²
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Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:
Community benefits are an important consideration and outcome for Cardiff and Vale College within our procurement activities, to ensure that wider social and economic issues are taken into account when spending public money.
We are committed in developing a vibrant Welsh economy capable of delivering strong and sustainable economic growth by providing opportunities for everyone in Wales.
The College urges bidders to consider what they can do to improve the quality of life and life opportunities to the communities in which the College serves and as such, the College seeks to generate community benefits through the award of this contract.
Please outline within your proposal any potential community benefits in which your company would generate if awarded this College contract.
Some examples of community benefits would be:
- Sponsoring a College Sport Academy, event or activity
- Sponsoring a College run charity event
- Supporting a College charity partner by participating in events and activities
- Supporting a College work experience student or apprentice
- Supporting local charity run employment schemes
- Training to community groups
- Education contributions through career advice, career talks
Download the ESPD document here: [[https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=121617]]
This is a new contract that is scheduled to commence at the start of NOVEMBER 2021 for a period of FOUR years, with the option to extend for a further TWO years solely at the discretion of the contracting authority and is dependent on performance.
The service required will involve a comprehensive cleaning service including routine and non-routine internal cleaning, plus some specific external cleaning. The contract will be a fixed cost contract against the specification provided and as an indication of contract size, the total internal space for cleaning purposes is approx. 52,000m².
The contract will be awarded as one contract for this location. For the purposes of this exercise, throughout the remainder of this document, all references to contract and/or contractor should be read as including one single contract or contractor.
Cardiff & Vale College wishes to be proud of its outsourced cleaning services which must reflect the high standard of education provided as its core activity. We are looking for a contractor that can excel in this particular type of environment and can provide the flexibility required considering the different demands of term-time, non-term-time and seasons, as well as the wide variety of building types, finishes and uses that make up the estate.
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