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School Support Services.

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Cornwall Council
New County Hall, Treyew Road
For the attention of: Neil Hawke
TR1 3AY Truro
Telephone: +44 1872324518

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
School Support Services.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services
II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
This Prior Information Notice is an indication of potential future procurement activity and is subject to change. This notice makes no commitment to procure anything. The PIN is not part of any pre-qualification or selection process.
Cornwall Council is currently exploring a range of options around service delivery within Educational Support arena, and one of those options being explored is whether this may be better delivered as part of a service provided by others. For that reason, the Council is keen to explore all options or solutions that maybe currently available in the market, for this work.
The Council is conducting a soft market assessment to find out more about the level of interest within the various business sectors for meeting the requirements, and on what terms.
We are interested in hearing from businesses that would commit to investment in Cornwall and bring operational and commercial expertise to manage and develop an educational support services offering in Cornwall.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 000 and 15 000 000 GBP


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000, 75121000, 80100000, 80200000, 80400000, 80340000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.8)Additional information:

For more information and to take part in the soft market assessment please visit

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:

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VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: