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Invitation to Tender for Provision of Room Hire

GC Business Growth Hub wishes to appoint a number of providers to enter into a Framework Contract for the hire of meeting rooms in the Greater Manchester area as required by GC Business Growth Services.

The tender is split into four lots and bidders can bid for one or a number of lots. The lots are spilt into the following postcode areas: -
Lot 1 Postcode area ‘M1’ (Piccadilly, City Centre, Market Street)
Lot 2 Postcode areas ‘M2’, ‘M3’ (Manchester only), ‘M4’ (Deansgate, City Centre, Castlefield, Ancoats, Northern Quarter, Strangeways) and ‘M13’ (addresses in close proximity to Oxford Road only).
Lot 3 Postcode area M50 (Salford Quays, MediaCityUK)
Lot 4 Greater Manchester Postcodes not covered above.

GC Business Growth Hub has a requirement to hold meetings and workshops across the whole of Greater Manchester. Venues for these events are chosen based on both location and available facilities. GC Business Growth Hub wishes to create a framework of providers to facilitate our requirements as and when required.

Period of Contract: The contract period will be for 3 years months, commencing from the 1st Jan 2019 ending on the 31st December 2021 with an option, to be exercised at GM Business Support Limited sole discretion for an additional 6 months.

Value of Tender: The likely value of activity under this framework will be between £100,000 and a maximum of £300,000 excluding VAT.

Deadline for Receipt of Tender : Tenders must be submitted in the required format and be returned by 13:00 on Thursday 29th November 2018.

ITT Documents: You are required to make your ITT submission via The Growth Company In-tend e-tendering platform. You are required to complete a basic registration as a supplier on the In-tend Supplier Platform at the following web address:

Please note that all mandatory fields (highlighted in yellow on the In-Tend Portal) must be completed in order to register your organisation.

Once registered, you must log into the system, express your interest in the opportunity on In-Tend and automatically download the ITT documentation. Your ITT submission will be made on the In-tend Portal.