Catering Tender Bristol – Operation of Catering Outlet
The facility is to be available for the use of staff, visitors and patients on a 24 hr 7 day basis through a combination of normal hours service and out of hours provision(Estimated 100 covers per day).
United Kingdom-Bristol: Hotel, restaurant and retail trade services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Bristol and Weston NHS Purchasing Consortium
Level 3 Whitefriars, Lewins Mead
For the attention of: BWPC Mrs Lucy Barker
BS1 2NT Bristol
Telephone: +44 1173420811
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 17: Hotel and restaurant services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust – Bristol, UK.
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Trust comprises nine hospitals within the city centre precinct providing more than 950 inpatient beds. Employing over 8000 members of staff the Trust cares for over 60,000 inpatient cases per annum with over 47,000 additional day case procedures.
The Outpatient activity accounts for over 600,000 attendances at the Trust.
The busy city centre Emergency Department sees over 120,000 adults and children per annum.
The Trust is currently investing over GBP 100 m on the main precinct site to modernise inpatient facilities.
Within Level 9 of the Queens Building a location has been provided for an operator to fit out and run a Catering Facility, for patients, visitors and staff (Please note the contract will not include inpatient catering services) This tender process is being undertaken to select an appropriate operator.
The Catering Facility will need to provide as a minimum but not limited to:
— The facility is to be available for the use of staff, visitors and patients on a 24 hr 7 day basis through a combination of normal hours service and out of hours provision(Estimated 100 covers per day).
— 24hr vending machines will need to provide a range of products including Hot and cold drinks and food, outside of scheduled opening hours.
— The Facility will provide a wide range of ‘Grab and Go food’, a limited range of healthy light bite hot and cold meals, hot and cold beverages, and bean to cup coffee. The range of products offered will be subject to regular review to ensure the service meets customer demand.
It is anticipated that the opening date will be December 2014.
The Trust is looking for Strategic Partners whose chosen solutions must be adaptable or extendable to meet the future needs of the Trust
Initial short listing will take place following submission of Pre-Qualification documentation. The Trust will then undertake a staged process of Competitive Dialogue with initially between 3 and 5 bidders within each lot to determine the best solution for current and future needs commensurate with good value for money. The Trust reserves the right to reduce the numbers of tenderers or solutions (bids) during the dialogue process.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
55000000, 55300000, 55400000, 55900000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Notes for information:
1. The chosen solution must be adaptable to meet the needs of a possible future enlarged Trust that may arise as a result of any local NHS reorganisation. Appropriate supporting services, including possible integration with systems not currently managed by the Trust, would need to be provided. The solution must also be flexible in response to any future physical development of the Trust’s estate which may impact the size or geographical spread of the Trust’s premises.
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: It is envisaged that the contract will be for a period of 10 years.
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: Full details of the information to be provided are detailed in the pre qualification questionnaire which must be sought and returned by the closing deadline.
As per III.2.1. above.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Full details of the information to be provided are detailed in the pre qualification questionnaire which must be sought and returned by the closing deadline.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Full details of the criteria are in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire which must be sought and returned by the closing deadline.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
To receive more information about this tender, including any amendments and/or clarifications and to request any clarifications and/or to respond to this tender, you must register your interest to this tender on the following site: https://tactica-live.advanced365.com
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: