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Cheshire East Council reveals new communications framework


Cheshire East Council has announced which agencies will be handling its communications, following a a bid process.

The council received 344 expressions of interest, following a new supplier engagement day earlier this year.

In total there were 37 bids for the contracts, which last 2 years, with the option to extend by a further 12 months.

“There’s been a huge amount of effort to put this framework together over the last six months. I am very grateful to colleagues in the communications and procurement teams for getting to this stage,” explained Councillor Paul Bates, cabinet member with responsibility for communications.

“This council wants to increase our engagement with all the successful suppliers to secure the very best possible outcomes at the lowest cost for our residents. Having this innovative framework in place will allow us to be more strategic in how we achieve this.”

Of the 8 lots, two have yet to be filled, those are for exhibition material and audio visual management, which will be re-tendered in November.

Lot 1 – Graphic Design (technical)

Cheshire West and Chester Council


Fitzpatrick Design


Bare Bones Marketing

Smith Creative


Lot 2 – Graphic Design (contextual)

Bare Bones Marketing



ICE Creates

Cue Marketing


Lot 3 – Digital and Lithographic Print 

Rosehill Press

Interprint Swindon


Lot 5 – Digital and Social Media

Cheshire West and Chester Council



Cue Marketing


Lot 6 – Photography

Nigel Player


David Finchett

Cue Marketing


Lot 7 – Videography and Animation

Cheshire West and Chester Council

Creative Moose

Media Four


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