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The Royal Borough of Greenwich contracts currently going out to tender are published on this page.

The list is updated as new tenders are made available so please check regularly for the latest opportunities.


School estate surveys

The Royal Borough of Greenwich school estate consists of 62 primary schools and seven secondary schools that are either community schools or voluntary aided schools. A programme of surveys is required in order to be able to assess the capacity and condition of the estate.

Condition Survey

A full condition survey is required on 31 schools. The condition survey should be a full condition survey in accordance with methodology used in the Education Funding Agency (EFA) Property Data Survey Programme. It is expected that this will be achieved by a site inspection and any access equipment required should be provided by the surveyor.

Measured Survey

A full measured survey of 68 sites will need to be done. The survey should cover both the internal and external areas of the site and be in 3D. The output should be put into a Revit model or similar and CAD drawings should be available for the general arrangement of each floor as well as two cross sections through the building. External elevations for each aspect of the building should also be available.

Net Capacity Assessments

A net capacity assessment for 36 sites should be carried out in accordance with the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) document entitled 'Assessing the Net Capacity in Schools', ref DfES/0739/2001.

How to apply

The deadline for the receipt of tenders is 12 Noon on Friday 29 April 2016.

Expressions of interest must be sent to procurement@royalgreenwich.gov.uk


Term Contract for Street Lighting 2016 to 2019

The Royal Borough of Greenwich (the 'Council') is seeking to award a contract for street lighting maintenance, repair and new works with the Royal Borough and within the public highway, parks and housing estates (the 'Term Contract for Street Lighting Service 2016-19' ('the Contract'). The Council invites Bids from suitably qualified and experienced economic operators to provide all Services contained with the Contract.

The initial Contract Period is for a period of three years although the Council reserves the right to extend the Contract on the same terms for a further period or periods of up to two twelve month extensions making a total possible Contract Period of five years.

The anticipated commencement date for the contract is 1 September 2016. The Contract includes, but is not limited to, street lighting and electrical highway works (and within parks and housing estates) in the Royal Borough of Greenwich including maintenance, improvement and repair to:

  • street Lighting and associated equipment
  • illuminated signs
  • non-illuminated traffic signs
  • electrical connections, disconnections and transfers
  • works to other electrified highway assets
  • works within the public highway, housing estates, parks and other public spaces
  • emergency response and call-out service
  • associated civil engineering work

The conditions of contract for this Contract will be the New Engineering Contract (NEC) Term Service version which is available for purchase. The specifications shall be generally based on the Specification for Highway Works Volume 1 published by the Department of Transport (amended to suit local circumstances). See attached:

Economic Operators who are invited to tender should make themselves familiar with the appropriate guidance and / codes of practice that are currently in force and issued by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

How to apply

This is an Open Procedure Tender Process.

Tenderers who are interested and wish to participate in this tender exercise are required to register their interest and request for the full tender pack, by email to procurement@royalgreenwich.gov.uk marked for the attention of Shaun Fortune.

Whilst it is not possible to be precise, Economic Operators are required to be of a sufficient size to operate the Contract and are likely to also be operating contracts of similar size. In addition to the minimum requirements contained within the tender documentation, minimum financial requirements apply, including the use of data provided by the Council's appointed credit reference agency and detailed within the tender documents. Failure to achieve the minimum threshold may result in the application being unsuccessful.

Key Dates

Tenderers are to note the following key dates:

  • Final date to express interest and be issued the tender pack is Wednesday 27 April 2016
  • Final date for tenderers to ask questions or seek clarifications is 12pm Wednesday 27 April 2016
  • The closing date for receipt of Tenders is 12 Noon on Wednesday 11 May 2016.

Please note the Royal Borough of Greenwich will not accept tenders/bids that are received after the deadline indicated above.


Integrated Children and Young People's Therapies Service Contract 2016 to 2020 

The Royal Borough of Greenwich and Greenwich Clinical Commissioning Group have redesigned its therapies service. A new Integrated Therapies service will be jointly commissioned that operates as a single structure.

It will provide leadership, co-ordination and delivery of the Speech and Language Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Services in Royal Greenwich. An essential part of Greenwich children's services, it will make a major contribution to our Children and Young People's Plan ambitions.

The service will identify additional needs early, build resilience and reduce health inequalities by providing effective targeted and specialist interventions for children with additional needs.

The following services are included in this specification:

  • Speech and Language Therapy Service from 0 to 25 years
  • Speech and Language Therapy for young people known to the Youth Offending Service
  • Speech and Language Therapy for the ASD Outreach Service
  • Occupational Therapy for Education and Health purposes 0 to 25
  • Occupational Therapy for the ASD Outreach Service
  • Physiotherapy Service from 0 to 25 years
  • Move Programme.

Download the integrated therapies specification

Download the invitation to tenderers

Download the terms and conditions

The commissioners will award a single contract to a single Provider. The appointed Provider will be expected to deliver the service from 1 September 2016 through to 31 March 2020. A further two year extension to 31 March 2022 will be available subject to the Provider satisfying KPIs outlined in the specification. Further information about the requirement of this service is outlined in the attached specification.

The estimated value of the contract will be within the window of £2.1m to £2.5m per annum. This value may increase or decrease over the lifetime of the contract subject to the availability of funding.

TUPE applies in this Contract.

The commissioners have identified social value benefits that are required from this contract. Therefore the Provider will be required to consider social value, as part of its Tender submission. In addition, the London Living Wage must be included in the Tenderer's pricing model.

This opportunity is also advertised on Contracts Finder.

How to apply

Tenderers who are interested and wish to participate in this Tender exercise are required to register their interest and request for the full tender pack, by email to childrens-services-procurement@royalgreenwich.gov.uk marked for the attention of Heather Sinclair-Constance/Rianne Darko quoting the reference: SPS 1077.

Key Dates

Tenderers are to note the following key dates:

  • Monday 9 May 2016 - final date to express interest and be issued the Tender pack
  • Wednesday 11 May 2016 - final date for Tenderers to ask questions or seek clarifications
  • Monday 16 May 2016 at 12 noon - closing date for receipt of Tenders.

The Royal Borough of Greenwich will not accept Tenders that are received after the deadline indicated above.


Greenwich Prisons Social Care Procurement opportunity

We would like to invite established Social Care providers to an information sharing event on Thursday 19 May 2016 in The Gallery, The Woolwich Centre, 35 Wellington Street SE18 6HQ from 2pm to 4pm.

This is an exciting opportunity for experienced Social Care providers to deliver social care support to prisoners in the Greenwich cluster of prisons.

The Care Act 2014 has bought new duties in relation to prisons and social care. These duties include, from 1 April 2015, the delivery of social care to all eligible prisoners while detained in one of the three prisons in the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

This will be an informal event with a power point presentation and an opportunity to ask questions. Data from last year's delivery will be available to providers.

The current contract expires on 31 March 2017 and we are looking to commence a new service from 1 April 2017 with the provider award taking place around October 2016. This is to facilitate a six month period for the security clearance of staff.

To register your interest please contact Lindsey Chapman at lindsey.chapman@royalgreenwich.gov.uk.


Parenting Support Service Contract 2016 to 2018

The Royal Borough of Greenwich invites bids for the delivery of a parenting support service. The service will work with parents of young people aged up to 18 years who are in need of care and protection as defined by the Children Act 1989.

The provider will be expected to deliver two key elements of provision within a single overarching service. The two key elements of the provision are:

  • a range of high quality parenting support services, which inform, empower and support parents in their roles as care givers
  • a parenting support programme that is evidence based within Royal Borough of Greenwich.

The provider will be expected to deliver high quality parenting support services which improve parenting capacity, family functioning, parent-child relationships, and safeguard and promote positive outcomes for children and young people.

The parenting support service enables the Royal Borough of Greenwich to meet its statutory duty in accordance with the Children Act 1989 to secure the safety and wellbeing of the children within the family by enabling parents to improve their parenting skills and where possible to prevent the need for children to be placed in the care of local authority.

The commissioners will award a single contract to a single provider for an initial period of two years. The appointed provider will be expected to deliver the service from 1 September 2016 to 31 August 2018. There is an option to extend the contract for a further one year period depending on performance and availability of funding.

The maximum budget available for the delivery of this service is £270,000 per annum. The contract will be let on the basis that the volume of work is not guaranteed and this value may increase or decrease over the lifetime of the contract subject to the availability of funding.

The commissioners have identified social value benefits that are required from this contract. Therefore the provider will be required to consider social value, as part of its tender submission. In addition, the London Living Wage must be included in the tenderer's pricing model.

This opportunity is also advertised on Contracts Finder and OJEU.

How to apply

Tenderers who wish to participate are required to register their interest and request for the full tender pack by email to childrens-services-procurement@royalgreenwich.gov.uk marked for the attention of Christianah George / Jacqueline Danquah quoting the reference: SPS 1070.

Key Dates

Tenderers are to note the following key dates:

  • Monday 9 May 2016 - final date to express interest and be issued the tender pack.
  • Friday 13 May 2016 - final date for tenderers to ask questions or seek clarifications.
  • Tuesday 31 May 2016 at 12 noon - closing date for receipt of tenders.

Supervised Contact Service Contract 2016 to 2018

The Royal Borough of Greenwich is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced organisation to provide supervised contact services for children and young people. The provider is expected to deliver services from the council's contact centre at Erwood Road.

The definition of supervised contact in context of this service is contact arranged for children who are subject of care proceedings (as defined by the Children Act 1989), where proceedings have ended and the child remains in the care of the local authority. For all these children, the risks and concerns regarding the significant adults in their immediate and extended family are such that supervised contact needs to be fully supervised, monitored and recorded.

The Royal Borough of Greenwich has a responsibility to promote contact between children who are being looked after and their families of origin, in accordance with the requirements of the Children Act 1989 and associated regulations and guidance. The council currently provides some of its statutory obligations through the in-house service. The provider will work alongside the council's own in-house contact supervision service to enable the council to meet its obligations.

The commissioners will award a single contract to a single provider for an initial period of two years. The appointed provider will be expected to deliver the service from 1 September 2016 to 31 August 2018. There is an option to extend the contract for a further one year period depending on performance and availability of funding.

The maximum budget available for the delivery of this service is £240,000 per annum. The contract will be let on the basis that volume of work is not guaranteed, and this value may increase or decrease over the lifetime of the contract subject to the availability of funding.

The commissioners have identified social value benefits that are required from this contract. Therefore the provider will be required to consider social value, as part of its tender submission. In addition, the London Living Wage must be included in the tenderer's pricing model.

This opportunity is also advertised on Contracts Finder and OJEU.

How to apply

Tenderers who wish to participate in this tender exercise are required to register their interest and request for the full tender pack, by email to childrens-services-procurement@royalgreenwich.gov.uk marked for the attention of Christianah George / Jacqueline Danquah quoting the reference: SPS 1071

Key Dates

Tenderers are to note the following key dates:

  • Monday 9 May 2016 - final date to express interest and be issued the tender pack.
  • Friday 13 May 2016 - final date for tenderers to ask questions or seek clarifications.
  • Tuesday 31 May 2016 at 12 noon - closing date for receipt of tenders.

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