Business Opportunities

Welcome to TKAT and the business opportunities available to suppliers who want to work with us.

The current opportunities available to suppliers are being managed through the Education portal hosted by In-Tend:


Catering Services. TKAT Ref No. TKAT19002

This tender has a two fold purpose to set up a framework agreement for Catering Services which all TKAT academies can access in each of the 5 regions and to appoint service providers for the academies in the TKAT City Region for whom contracts (in the main) need to be awarded for the commencement of the 2019/20 academic year. TKAT City Region covers academies based in the Bexley, Bromley, and Swanley area of Kent and consist of 4 primary academies (Grays Farm, Horizon, Royal Park, Shenstone) and 3 secondary academies (Cleeve Park School and Cleeve Meadow School, Kemnal Technology College and Orchards.

The framework agreement consists of 2 Lots. Organisations may submit a bid for Lot 1 Primary, Lot 2 Secondary or both.

Organisations may submit a bid for Lot 1, Lot 2 or both. Organisations who do not gain a place on the framework agreement for either Lot 1 or Lot 2, will not be considered for selection for the TKAT City Region academies or any of the regions as the framework agreement is rolled out across the Trust.

Bidders are strongly recommended to attend the Bidder Briefing session at 10:30 am on 2 April 2019 at: Kemnal Technology College, Sevenoaks Way, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 5AA. For those bidders who wish to participate in the further competition for the City Region bidders 'will be required' to attend a site visit for each of the academies arranged over 2 days on the 2nd April and 3rd April 2019.

This invitation to tender process is being managed via the portal.

The submission date for responses is Noon (12:00hrs) 25 April 2019. 


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