School Catering Services Framework Medway

School Catering Services Framework Medway

Framework for the provision of a full catering service for schools. 

United Kingdom-Chatham: School catering services

2019/S 036-081152

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Medway Commercial Group Ltd
The Innovation Centre Medway, Maidstone Road, Chatham
Chatham
ME5 9FD
United Kingdom
Contact person: Urvashi Smith
Telephone: +44 1634957784
E-mail: urvashi.smith@mcgeducation.co.uk
NUTS code: UKJ4
Internet address(es):Main address: http://mcgsolutions.co.uk/

I.2)Information about 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://supplierregistration.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Framework for the Provision of School Catering Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code

55524000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Medway Commercial Group Limited on behalf of schools in and around the Medway area is seeking applications from suitably qualified and interested contractors to be included on a framework for the provision of a full catering service for schools. We are looking for providers who can offer a full and efficient catering service for schools supporting them in developing a “Whole school approach to healthy eating”.

The Contracting Authority will award contracts via a call off process for the provision of single sites, multi-academy trusts (MAT) or small groups of schools to a framework member via a mini competition process.

The proposed framework will be awarded for an initial period of 3 years and will have the option to extend for a further year. This Framework Agreement allows a contracting authority to call off the provision of services by placing an order with the contractor, which shall form a separate service contract.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

55524000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ4
Main site or place of performance:

In the UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The aim of creating a Schools Catering Framework is to appoint a number of contractors who are able to undertake the provision of a full catering service for schools. We are looking for providers who can offer a full and efficient catering service for schools supporting them in developing a “Whole school approach to healthy eating”.

The Contracting Authority will award contracts via a call off process for the provision of single sites, multi-academy trusts (MAT) or small groups of schools to a framework member via a mini competition process.

The proposed framework will be awarded for an initial period of 3 years and will have the option to extend for a further year. This Framework Agreement allows a contracting authority to call off the provision of services by placing an order with the contractor, which shall form a separate service contract.

Estimated value excluding VAT: 15 000 000 GBP.

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: 15 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework covers all schools within Medway, Kent, Bexley and the Kent County where it is logistically possible.

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: no
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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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

Open 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
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

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

Date: 22/03/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22/03/2019
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Medway Commercial Group
Gillingham
ME5 9FD
United Kingdom
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:

15/02/2019