Contract Summary

  • Published Date: 21 December 2021

  • Tender Status: active

  • Tender Opening Date: 18 December 2018

  • Tender Closing Date: 14 December 2024

  • Award Date: n/a

  • Contract Start Date: n/a

  • Contract End Date: n/a

  • Contract is suitable for SMEs: No

  • Contract is suitable for VCSEs: No

  • Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) Contract Type: Services



Birmingham Children's Trust wishes to establish a West Midlands Flexible Contracting Arrangement (FCA) for the provision of Placements in Residential Children's Homes. The FCA will be established on the following basis:

• Category 1 - Provision of Placements in Residential Children's Homes for Children with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)

• Category 2 - Provision of Placements in Residential Children's Homes for Children with Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) and Challenging Behaviour

• Category 3 - Provision of Placements in Residential Children's Homes for Children with Complex Health Need

• Category 4 - Provision of Placements in Residential Children's Homes for Children who require Specialist Mental Health Services

Flexible Contracting Arrangement shall commence on 17th December 2018 and will remain open for applications until December 2021 without the need for either party to give notice, unless terminated earlier in accordance with its terms.

The contracting authority is seeking to establish the Flexible Contracting Arrangement as available also for use by or on behalf of UK public sector bodies (and their statutory successors and organisations created as a result of re-organisation or organisational changes). These will include: Local Authorities i.e. a local authority as defined in Regulation 3(2) to (5) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

Any other Contracting Authority as defined in Regulation 2 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 BCC will be using its e-tendering system (in-tend) for the administration of this procurement process and providers must register with the system to be able to express an interest. The web address is: Registration and use of In-tend is free.

All correspondence for this procurement process must be via the In-tend correspondence function. If you are unable to register with In-tend please either email [email protected] or call 0121 464 8000.

If you are interested in tendering please click on the following link to access Birmingham City Councils tender Portal: and submit your details to register as a bidder. We will send you a log on and password so you can download the questionnaire.

Requests to participate must be by way of completion and return of the questionnaire no later than 12:00 hours on 14th December 2024 using the Supplier Portal.

About the Buyer

Contact name: Carol Woodfield

Address: 10 Woodcock Street Birmingham
West Midlands
B4 7WB
United Kingdom

Telephone: 0121 303 2913

Fax: n/a

Email: [email protected]

Value of Contract

Price Range: n/a