Tender for School Meal Catering Service 2016 – 2019

Tender for School Meal Catering Service 2016 – 2019

School Meals Catering Services for up to 47 primary and special schools in the London Borough of Merton Provision of midday meal for pupils and staff.

United Kingdom-London: School catering services

2015/S 216-394275

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Borough of Merton
Civic Centre, London Rd, Morden
For the attention of: Mr Murray Davies
SM4 5DX London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085453069
E-mail: murray.davies@merton.gov.uk
Fax: +44 2085453311

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.merton.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.merton.gov.uk/business/procurement.htm

Electronic access to information: https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?ReadForm

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_home?ReadForm

Further information can be obtained from: London Borough of Merton
Civic Centre, London Rd, Morden
For the attention of: Mr Murray Davies
SM4 5DX London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085453069
E-mail: murray.davies@merton.gov.uk
Fax: +44 2085453311

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: London Borough of Merton
Civic Centre, London Rd, Morden
For the attention of: Mr Murray Davies
SM4 5DX London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085453069
E-mail: murray.davies@merton.gov.uk
Fax: +44 2085453311

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: London Borough of Merton
Civic Centre, London Rd, Morden
For the attention of: Mr Murray Davies
SM4 5DX London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085453069
E-mail: murray.davies@merton.gov.uk
Fax: +44 2085453311

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

Tender for School Meal Catering Service 2016 – 2019.

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)

School Meals Catering Services for up to 47 primary and special schools in the London Borough of Merton Provision of midday meal for pupils and staff — estimated 9 500 to 10 000 meals per day based on current provision. Requirement for all services related to the provision of the service including equipment maintenance and collection of dinner money.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

55524000, 50883000, 55523100

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)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:

School Meals Catering Services for up to 47 primary and special schools in the London Borough of Merton
Provision of midday meal for pupils and staff — estimated 9 500 to 10 000 meals per day based on current provision — current take up of meals is approximately 60 % of total pupil population of approximately 16 000 children
Requirement for all services related to the provision of the service including equipment maintenance and collection of dinner money.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 000 and 12 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend for up to a further 2 years.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in days: 0 (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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Bidding organisations which are part of a larger group of companies may be required to provide a company guarantee from another company within the group.

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

Payment will be made for meals consumed against a defined meal price.

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

Consortia may be required to form a single legal entity.

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the Invitation to Tender documention.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Bidders must have an annual turnover in excess of 7 450 000 GBP i.e. two times the anticipated contract value — please refer to the Invitation to Tender for further details.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Bidders must have public and employers’ liability insurance cover at a minimum level of 10 000 000 GBP — please refer to the Invitation to Tender for further details.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to the Invitation to Tender for further details.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the Invitation to Tender for further details.
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:

A3HE-4E5FH8
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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

14.12.2015 – 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: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 14.12.2015 – 13:00
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: no

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

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: As set out in the UK’s Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

4.11.2015

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