Issue details

Cleaning and Caretaking Services Framework for Schools and Corporate Properties

To seek approval to set up and award a 4 year Framework for the provision of Building Cleaning Services a four year framework agreement under which the council and individual participating schools may award call-off contracts, with terms of between three and six years, (2021 – 2027). The current Building Cleaning Contracts for 101 schools and 101 County Council buildings were tendered and awarded in 2013/14 are due to finish July 2021.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/09/2020

Representations made

Any representations should be sent to:


Rob Barnes, Head of Delivery Services, Asset Management and Property Services

01452 328804


By 5pm 30 November 2020


Decision due: Between 12 Nov 2020 and 3 Dec 2020 by Cabinet Member - Finance and Change

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Finance and Change

Department: Finance and Change

Contact: John Stephens Email:


Department heads and site representatives will be consulted regarding the future arrangements. This includes Schools (101 sites), Children’s Centres (22 sites), Youth Centres (7 sites), Registrars (2 sites), Surveyors (5 sites), Libraries (32 sites), Learning Development (22 sites), Cheltenham County offices, Crown Court, Shire Hall, Magistrates, GLIC, Gloucester Coroners, and Miscellaneous Properties (5 sites)
In addition 193 schools not currently part of the existing arrangements will be invited to join from September 2021.

Planned Dates: A consultation with schools has been delayed due to COVID 19 but is expected to take place during October/November 2020.


Background papers

  • Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member Decision (22/09/2017) Extension of the county building cleaning contracts  
  • Officer Decision (31/07/2017) Extension of the County's Building Cleaning Services Contracts  
  • Cabinet Member Decision (19/03/2013) Provision of building cleaning on multiple and single sites for educational and non-educational establishments