CLEANING CONTRACTING OPPORTUNITY

Contract start: 1st April 2019

Terms: Reviewed/renewed annually with quarterly contract meetings

Locations:

Wootton Community Nursery

Innovation Way, Wootton, Bedford,
MK43 9SP

Goldington Community Nursery

Downside, Bedford,
MK41 9JA

Queens Park Community Nursery

Marlborough Road, Bedford,
MK42 4LE

Cleaning Frequency:

Daily (Mon-Fri) outside the hours of 8am – 6pm.  Weekend cleaning is acceptable.

Please note that Goldington Community Nursery is only open term time only therefore regular cleaning will not be required in school holidays.

Buildings:

Wootton Community Nursery

  • 2 Play Rooms
  • 1 kitchen area plus cooking room
  • Children’s toilets
  • Adult toilet
  • Reception area
  • Staff office
  • Meeting room

Goldington Community Nursery

  • 2 Play Rooms
  • 1 kitchen
  • Children’s toilets
  • Adult toilet
  • Reception area/hallway
  • Staff office

Queens Park Community Nursery

  • 3 Play Rooms
  • 3 kitchen areas
  • Children’s toilets in two of the rooms
  • Adult toilet
  • Disabled toilet
  • Small reception area
  • Staff office
  • Staff lounge

Description

Families First Bedfordshire (FfB) are a local charity who have been working in Bedford for 34 years.  We deliver a range of programmes and projects including three Community Nursery’s.

We are looking for a local cleaning company to provide cleaning services for our three Nursery’s.

Quotes for the work need to include all cleaning materials, insurance and staff costs.  Any staff working within our settings will be required to have a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and be subscribed to the DBS update service.

The provider will required to ensure that cover is provided for cleaner’s absence.

Timeline

Advertisement published: 13th February 2019

Providers submit brief expression of interest including details of insurance and 2 written references: by 1st March 2019

Visits to Nursery’s by prior arrangement: 4th – 8th March 2019

Deadline for final quotation: 15th March 2019

Interviews (if required): 19th – 21st March

Notification of successful provider: 22nd March 2019

Contract start: 1st April 2019

Contact details for informal discussion and expression of interest:

Michael Howe (CEO), 01234 341 977, michael.howe@familiesfirstbedfordshire.org.uk