Using our frameworks, we can help support your organisation with the procurement of the following services:

Catering

Cleaning

Opening and locking

Relief caretaking

Gardening and landscaping

We can also offer a bespoke service for other requirements.

Access to our services is limited to Associate Members. Associate membership is free.

We provide bespoke support to Associate Members accessing a framework which makes the process easy and straightforward and can offer a value for money solution to procurement.

Benefits of using a Framework

1. Quick & easy to use –

the frameworks are already EU/UK Compliant – we’ve already done the procurement work, so there’s no need to run a full EU tender.

2. Suppliers listed on the framework were assessed –

during the procurement process we check their financial stability, track record, experience and technical & professional ability, before being awarded a place on the frameworks.

3. Pre-agreed conditions –

no need to worry about what terms & conditions to use, they’ve been pre-agreed under the frameworks and underpin all orders

4. Support to access the frameworks

the frameworks are accessed by conducting a further competition. We will provide support with the process.

5. All suppliers have been checked –

we checked all the suppliers against against Government Buying standards.

6. Collaboration

the framework is open to individual customers or customers who would like to collaborate and go out to tender as a group.

7. It provides value for money

our fees are transparent and linked to the type and value of the contract

How To Join B4Schools

To become a B4Schools Associate Member the process could not be easier:
simply complete our online application form.

Once you have submitted your application form; your details will be assessed to confirm eligibility.

If approved you will need to sign an Associate Membership Agreement.

You will then be given an account for this website. This will enable you to access a secure area on our website where you can view/download useful information and documents and get details of our active frameworks.

Are you a supplier?

If so, visit our suppliers page.

We managed the catering contracts on behalf of the Bromley Schools Catering Consortium.

The Consortium had more than 40 member schools in the London Borough of Bromley, who each had contracts with three contractors.

We co-ordinated meetings between the schools and contractors (at least 1 per term), evaluated performance against take-up and feedback from schools.

These contracts terminated in March 2018 and the Consortium arrangement has ceased. We have successfully supported all those schools, groups of schools and Multi Academy Trusts previously part of the Consortium to arrange new and robust catering arrangements.

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