Catering Outsourced Services – National Framework for Higher Education

Catering Outsourced Services – National Framework for Higher Education

London Universities Purchasing Consortium (LUPC), is working with APUC, HEPCW, NEUPC, NWUPC, and SUPC and their respective Member Institutions to establish a National Framework Agreement for the Provision of Catering Outsourced Services.

United Kingdom-London: Hotel, restaurant and retail trade services

2017/S 206-425571

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

London Universities Purchasing Consortium
Shropshire House, 179 Tottenham Court Road
London
W1T 7NZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2073072772
E-mail: s.picken@lupc.ac.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.lupc.ac.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC)
Unit 27, Stirling Business Centre
Stirling
FK8 2DZ
United Kingdom
E-mail: s.picken@lupc.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: www.apuc-scot.ac.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Southern Universities Purchasing Consortium (SUPC)
Science and Technology Centre, University of Reading
Reading
RG6 6BZ
United Kingdom
E-mail: s.picken@lupc.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: www.supc.ac.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC)
Leeds Innovation Centre, 103 Clarendon Road
Leeds
LS2 9DF
United Kingdom
E-mail: s.picken@lupc.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: www.neupc.ac.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Higher Education Purchasing Consortium Wales (HEPCW)
8th Floor, 30-36 Newport Road
Cardiff
CF24 0DE
United Kingdom
E-mail: s.picken@lupc.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: www.hepcw.ac.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC)
Albert House, 17 Bloom Street
Machester
United Kingdom
E-mail: s.picken@lupc.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: www.nwupc.ac.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.lupc.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.lupc.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: general public services, education, recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Catering Outsourced Services.

Reference number: CAT5049 LU

II.1.2)Main CPV code

55000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

LUPC, is working with APUC, HEPCW, NEUPC, NWUPC, and SUPC and their respective Member Institutions to establish a National Framework Agreement for the Provision of Catering Outsourced Services including but not limited to food service concessions, hospitality and event catering across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Member Institutions of all the Higher Education Purchasing Consortia will be able to use this Framework Agreement. A full list of the UPCs’ Member Institutions may be found at:

http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/links

http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/members/

http://www.lupc.ac.uk/list-of-members.html

http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members

http://www.nwupc.ac.uk/our-members

http://www.supc.ac.uk/about-us/our-members/our-members

No business whatsoever is guaranteed under any resulting framework agreement or contract, and, indeed, there is no guarantee that any framework agreement or contract will be put in place in relation to this notice.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 100 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one lot only
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 1
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 — Outsourced Contract Catering Services (National)

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

55000000
55300000
55500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The lot includes onsite catering services for regular supply as a fully managed and delivered service across Members in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Core services include Refectory Services, Cafeterias, Student Meal Packages, Cafes and Coffee Shops, Grab and Go, Branded Franchises, Serviced Hospitality, Commercial and Corporate Events, and Licensed Bars.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Contracting Authority will have the ability to extend the Framework Agreement by a further two periods of 12 months each at the end of the initial 24 month period.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 12

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: It is anticipated that some of the future call-off contracts under this framework will be part-funded from external streams, including European Union (EU) funding (ERDF/ESF) and other research monies.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Office, Corporate and Event Catering (Greater London)

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

55000000
55300000
55500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Lot includes all catering services provided to support the delivery of refreshments for corporate and commercial activities across Members in Greater London. The main focus for this lot is serviced hospitality and commercial and corporate events. However some Members may require additional catering services such as the provision of a cafeteria. Cores Services include Serviced Hospitality, Commercial and Corporate Events (including Weddings), Private Dining, Staff Foodservice, and Licensed Bars.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Contracting Authority will have the ability to extend the Framework Agreement by a further two periods of 12 months each at the end of the initial 24 month period.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 10

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: It is anticipated that some of the future call-off contracts under this framework will be part-funded from external streams, including European Union (EU) funding (ERDF/ESF) and other research monies.
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Each Potential Provider may only bid for Lot 1 or Lot 2, they cannot bid for both Lots. A Potential Provider could be a single organisation or group of companies. In order to assist opportunities for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Greater London, as defined by the Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics NUTS 1 Statistical Regions of the UK; UKI Greater London, only one organisation from a group of companies can bid for this Framework. A group of companies is defined as one where trading organisations have the same parent company or holding company. If a group of companies has several companies that meet the requirements of the lot, a bid for this Framework Tender should be under the parent company, holding company or a nominated lead from within the group. If a group of companies is successful in being awarded a place on the framework, then the group of companies can determine which of the companies within their group is best placed to meet the requirements of and bid in each further competition run by the Member Institutions.

Lot 1 — ability to operate across the UK, Lot 2 — ability to operate across Greater London

Lot 1 — the three contract examples given need to cover 3 of the following 8 regions between them; Scotland, Wales, North West, North East & Yorkshire and the Humber, East & West Midlands, East, London and the South East, South West as defined by The Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS). Failure to demonstrate contract examples across three regions will score zero points for the contract examples.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 14
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 151-312720

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 23/11/2017

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 15/12/2017

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

48 months.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

London Universities Purchasing Consortium
London
United KingdomInternet address:www.lupc.ac.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

24/10/2017

 

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