School Catering Tender Bexley

School Catering Tender Bexley

Student Roll 1 326 (includes 426 Sixth Form Students).

United Kingdom-Bexley: School meals

2016/S 030-047634

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Beths Grammar School
Hartford Road
Contact person: Andy Dyer
Telephone: +44 1322621208
NUTS code: UKJInternet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
RM&C Consultants Limited
Suite 3 Corner House Offices
TN17 3HE
Contact person: Mike Pooleman
Telephone: +44 1580715531
NUTS code: UKJInternet address(es):Main address:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
RM&C Consultants Limited
Suite 3 Corner House Offices
TN17 3HE
Contact person: Mike Pooleman
Telephone: +44 1580715531
NUTS code: UKJInternet address(es):Main address:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Beths Grammar School Catering Tender.

Reference number: RM&C Catering BGS 205

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Beths Grammar School has had Technology College status since 1995. In 2005 were identified as one of the first High Performing Specialist Schools and in January 2006 took on a Second Specialism in Languages. In September 2007 the school was judged to be ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. In September 2008, it became a National Leader in Education (NLE) with Beths Grammar a National Support School (NSS). In this special capacity, they are currently providing support to one of Bexley’s non-selective schools. In April 2009, became a Leadership Partner School (LPS) as a Third Specialism, which compliments well their NLE/NSS status.

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II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ
NUTS code: UKJ4
Main site or place of performance:

Beths Grammar School.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Currently the School employs ABM as their catering contractor.

The School is placing its Catering services to competitive tender and is inviting professional Catering organisations to bid for the contract with the intention of awarding the contract following due process by the end of May 2016.

Student Roll 1 326 (includes 426 Sixth Form Students).

Years Groups 7 to 13.

School Staff Approximately 150.

Gated policy No students allowed off site at service times (except Sixth Form).

FSM Uptake 18 per day

FSM Value 2.30

Staff Meals Charged at 1.13 food allowance 2.25 + VAT

Breakfast Service 8:00 am to 8:40 am

AM Break 10:45 am to 11:10 am

Lunch 12:45 pm to 13:40 pm

Cash Cash tills

Sales Cash 263,219

Hospitality Circ 7,000.

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: 600 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/09/2016
End: 31/08/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Extension of 2 years from end of initial 3 years.

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

Envisaged minimum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As detailed in the PQQ document.

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: 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.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
Accelerated procedure

Due to time constraints and the need for the school to have a contract in place by May 2016 we are using the accelerated process.

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: yes
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: 26/02/2016
Local time: 12:00

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

Date: 21/03/2016

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

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

(MT Ref:170449).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

RM&C Consultants Limited
Suite 3 Corner House Offices, High Street
TN17 3HE
Telephone: +44 1580715531Internet
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:


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