Cheshire East Council has started the procurement process for a £200,000 catering equipment servicing contract.
The local authority posted the details to construction search engine The Construction Index, with the agreement covering 96 outlets across the Cheshire East region. This comprises services for 95 primary schools and one high school.
The regional area covers Nantwich, Crewe, Sandbach, Alsager, Middlewich, Holmes Chapel, Knutsford, Congleton, Knutsford, Wilmslow, Macclesfield, Poynton and the surrounding areas.
The requirement is for the call out and repair of gas and electrical kitchen equipment, annual testing of heavy gas and electrical catering equipment, Pat testing and the call out and repair of fridges and freezers.
The contract is divided into lots, with the council inviting tenders to be submitted for all lots.
Commencing on 1 March 2022, the agreement is due to last an initial 3 years with 2 x 12 months option to extend, subject to the council’s discretion.
Companies wishing to submit tenders have until Christmas Eve, 24 December, to do so.