Provide Catering Consultancy Services to London Universities Purchasing Consortium

Provide Catering Consultancy Services to London Universities Purchasing Consortium

LUPC, is working with APUC, HEPCW, NEUPC, NWUPC, SUPC and TUCO and their respective Member Institutions to establish a National Framework Agreement for the Provision of Catering Consultancy Services across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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

2017/S 085-166030

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
Contact person: Suzanne Picken
Telephone: +44 2073072772
E-mail: s.picken@lupc.ac.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.lupc.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://lupc.bravosolution.co.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: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://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: UK
Internet 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: UK
Internet 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: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.hepcw.ac.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

North Western Universities Purchasing Consortium (NWUPC)
Albert House, 17 Bloom Street
Manchester
M1 3HZ
United Kingdom
E-mail: s.picken@lupc.ac.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.nwupc.ac.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO)
20 Dale Street
Manchester
M1 1EZ
United Kingdom
E-mail: s.picken@lupc.ac.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.tuco.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: https://lupc.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://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, recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Catering Consultancy Services.

Reference number: CTA5039 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, SUPC and TUCO and their respective Member Institutions to establish a National Framework Agreement for the Provision of Catering Consultancy Services across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Member Institutions of all the Higher Education Purchasing Consortia and TUCO will be able to use this Framework Agreement. A full list of the UPC’s and TUCO’s 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

http://www.tuco.ac.uk/buy/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: 10 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79410000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Catering Consultancy Services Framework will include but not be limited to Operational Catering Reviews, Strategic Catering Reviews, Tendering Support, Catering Capital Projects, Menu Design, Branding, Recruitment, Compliance, Contract Monitoring, Catering related IT Systems. Consultancy is required for either in-house or outsourced catering requirements for a range of institutions including but not limited to Higher Education Institutions, Further Education Colleges, Museums, Galleries, Research Institutions, Government Agencies and other cultural establishments.

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

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP

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: 18

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 potentially other rese.
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:

£1m professional indemnity insurance.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

See procurement documents.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Annual turnover for the last year of no less than 50 000 GBP

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

See procurement documents.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Ability to operate across the UK

Confirmation that if you are awarded a place on this Framework, that you will not take any payment from contractors that are awarded contracts by Member Institutions as a result of tender activity undertaken with your involvement, and that you will guarantee impartiality.

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: 10
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 034-061450

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

Date: 30/05/2017
Local time: 12:00

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

Date: 28/06/2017

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:

28/04/2017

 

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