Issue details

Procurement "Soft" Facilities Management Services Contract

The County Councilprovides soft Facilities Management services throughoutthecorporate estate.  It also makes these contracts accessible to schools to buy in to at their discretion. The current contracts for cleaning, security and grounds maintenance will expire in October 2020.


The scope of the new contracts, in addition to the core services listed above will include the provision of washroom consumables and associated services relating to cleaning, hygiene and confidential waste disposal in the Council’s office buildings. 


TheCabinetMemberwillbe askedto agreeto thecommencementofa compliant tender process andto delegateto the Executive Directorof Resources the authority to award contracts tothevalueof£2m perannum.


It is proposed that the procurement tender process will commence in August 2019, the contract to be awarded in June 2020 and commence on 1 October 2020.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: For Determination

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/07/2019

Decision due: November 2019 by Cabinet Member for Economy and Corporate Resources

Lead member: Mr Bob Lanzer

Contact: Mike O'Horan, Corporate Accommodation Lead Email: mike.o'

Consultation process

Representations concerning this proposed decision can be made to the Cabinet Member for Corporate Relations via the officer contact, by the beginning of the month in which the decision is due to be taken.


Internal and external stakeholders, the incumbent supplier and market suppliers. 

Democratic Services Contact: Suzannah Hill Tel: 033 022 22551

West Sussex Plan Priority: A Council that Works for the Community

Background papers

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