School Meals Contract Kingston and Richmond

School Meals Contract Kingston and Richmond

The opportunity will be split into lots: Lot 1 Kingston only, Lot 2 Richmond only, Lot 3 Both Kingston and Richmond.

United Kingdom-Kingston: School meals

2016/S 032-051975

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Achieving for Children
Guildhall 2, High Street
For the attention of: Mr Daniel Hodges
KT1 1EU Kingston
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085475600/4465
E-mail: daniel.hodges@kingston.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.achievingforchildren.org.uk/

Further information can be obtained from: Achieving For Children
Guildhall 2, High Street
For the attention of: Mr Daniel Hodges
KT1 1EU Kingston
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085475600/4465
E-mail: daniel.hodges@kingston.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Achieving For Children
Guildhall 2, High Street
For the attention of: Mr Daniel Hodges
KT1 1EU Kingston
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085475600/4465
E-mail: daniel.hodges@kingston.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Achieving For Children
Guildhall 2, High Street
For the attention of: Mr Daniel Hodges
KT1 1EU Kingston
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085475600/4465
E-mail: daniel.hodges@kingston.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: Social Enterprise

I.3)Main activity

Education

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

School Meals — Achieving for Children — Kingston and Richmond.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 17: Hotel and restaurant services

NUTS code UKI2

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Achieving for Children (AfC (Children’s services social enterprise provision for both The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames and The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames)) is currently undertaking a commissioning programme to determine the delivery of School Meals provision in the boroughs.
The opportunity will be split into lots: Lot 1 Kingston only, Lot 2 Richmond only, Lot 3 Both Kingston and Richmond. Lot 3 if awarded would be in place of lots 1 and 2 therefore AfC retain the right not to award Lot 3 if awarding Lots 1 and 2, similarly AfC retain the right not to award Lots 1 and 2 if awarding Lot 3.
The procurement is subject to the 2015 Public Contracting Regulations Light Touch Regime.
The contract may or may not include some academy schools that will be subject to separate contractual arrangements with their owners.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15894210, 15000000, 55000000, 55500000, 55330000, 55510000, 55320000, 55520000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Achieving for Children (AfC (Children’s services social enterprise provision for both The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames and The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames)) is currently undertaking a commissioning programme to determine the delivery of School Meals provision in the boroughs. The opportunity will be split into lots: Lot 1 Kingston only, Lot 2 Richmond only, Lot 3 Both Kingston and Richmond. Lot 3 if awarded would be in place of lots 1 and 2 therefore AfC retain the right not to award Lot 3 if awarding Lots 1 and 2, similarly AfC retain the right not to award Lots 1 and 2 if awarding Lot 3.

Expressions of interest must be made through the London Tenders Portal www.londontenders.org

The contract will commence on the 1.8.2016 until 1.8.2019, with the option to extend for a further period of 24 months.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend for a further period of 24 months from 1.8.2019.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Lot 1 The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames Only School Meals

1)Short description

Lot 1 is for the application of those that wish to tender to deliver Kingston’s school meals as an individual contract. We welcome suppliers to tender for the borough’s individually via lots 1 and 2, or for both boroughs combined on a single contract via lot 3. If you do not bid for Lot 3 but bid for lots 1 and 2 separately it will be assumed you do not wish to supply both under one contract.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15894210

3)Quantity or scope

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots

The opportunity will be split into lots: Lot 1 Kingston only, Lot 2 Richmond only, Lot 3 Both Kingston and Richmond. Lot 3 if awarded would be in place of lots 1 and 2 therefore AfC retain the right not to award Lot 3 if awarding Lots 1 and 2, similarly AfC retain the right not to award Lots 1 and 2 if awarding Lot 3.

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Lot 2 The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames Only School Meals

1)Short description

Lot 2 is for the application of those that wish to tender to deliver Richmond’s school meals as a single contract. We welcome suppliers to tender for the borough’s individually via lots 1 and 2, or for both boroughs combined on a single contract via lot 3. If you do not bid for Lot 3 but bid for lots 1 and 2 separately it will be assumed you do not wish to supply both under one contract.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15894210

3)Quantity or scope

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots

The opportunity will be split into lots: Lot 1 Kingston only, Lot 2 Richmond only, Lot 3 Both Kingston and Richmond. Lot 3 if awarded would be in place of lots 1 and 2 therefore AfC retain the right not to award Lot 3 if awarding Lots 1 and 2, similarly AfC retain the right not to award Lots 1 and 2 if awarding Lot 3.

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Lot 3 Both The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames and the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames School Meals

1)Short description

Lot 3 is for the application of those that wish to tender to deliver both Kingston’s and Richmond’s school meals as an individual contract. We welcome suppliers to tender for the borough’s individually via lots 1 and 2, as well as for both boroughs combined on 1 contract via lot 3. If you do not bid for Lot 3 but bid for lots 1 and 2 separately it will be assumed you do not wish to supply both under one contract.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15894210

3)Quantity or scope

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

5)Additional information about lots

The opportunity will be split into lots: Lot 1 Kingston only, Lot 2 Richmond only, Lot 3 Both Kingston and Richmond. Lot 3 if awarded would be in place of lots 1 and 2 therefore AfC retain the right not to award Lot 3 if awarding Lots 1 & 2, similarly AfC retain the right not to award Lots 1 & 2 if awarding Lot 3.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The Council will require a performance bond, or a parent company guarantee or a sufficient sum deposited inlieu of either for the due performance of any resulting contracts.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As detailed in the tender documentation.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Not applicable.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As specified in the Invitation to Tender.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As specified in the Invitation to Tender.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

0066

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 219-399619 of 12.11.2015

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

20.3.2016 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 20.3.2016 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 60 Months.

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Achieving For Children
Guildhall 2, High Street
KT1 1EU Kingston
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085475600/4465

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Achieving For Children
Guildhall 2, High Street
KT1 1EU Kingston
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085475600/4465

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

12.2.2016

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