Barrow in Furness Borough Council Catering and Cleaning Services Tender

Barrow in Furness Borough Council Catering and Cleaning Services Tender

Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council are seeking contractors to provide catering and associated cleaning services for 2 of their high profile venues in Barrow.

United Kingdom-Barrow-in-Furness: Canteen and catering services

2020/S 034-081741

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Barrow in Furness Borough Council
Postal address: Barrow Town Hall, Duke Street
Town: Barrow-in-Furness
NUTS code: UKD11
Postal code: LA14 2LD
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Jamie Muir
E-mail: jmuir@barrowbc.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1229876410
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.barrowbc.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.barrowbc.gov.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://procontract.due-north.com/Procurer/Advert/View?advertId=1e46552d-094f-ea11-80ff-005056b64545&fromAdvertEvent=True
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Catering and Associated Cleaning Services within Barrow Borough Council

Reference number: DN463532

II.1.2)Main CPV code

55500000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council are seeking contractors to provide catering and associated cleaning services for 2 of their high profile venues in Barrow.

The Forum, theatre and arts centre is situated in the centre of Barrow, offering a varying programme with around 65 000 tickets sold per year and a healthy and dedicated conference and banqueting business, attracting c500 conferences per year. Catering consists of a public cafe, a bar-restaurant, pop up bars and the conference and banqueting functions.

The Dock Museum is a free entry museum attracting c60 500 visitors and with a public cafe located at the entrance to the museum and near the outdoor play area, which is regularly used by locals.

The 5-year contract covers the exclusive rights for all catering at both venues, plus associated cleaning services and there will be an option to extend a further 3 years, subject to satisfactory performance. The form of contract will be the Council’s standard service contract, along with a service level agreement (SLA) setting out more operational detail and specifications, both included in the tender pack provided. The Council requires the successful contractor to provide both catering and cleaning services at both venues, as per the specifications, with each service attracting a separate financial agreement.

The Council’s financial expectations are detailed in full in the specification and the pricing schedule.

The Council is seeking applications from suitability qualified and experienced contractors able to provide evidence of the operation and management of similar contracts. The Council will be looking for a contractor to operate these services who will share the Council’s vision for the future of the venues as well as the overall ethos and business approach. The venues are high profile in the area and, as such need to retain their high standards and excellent reputation, of which the catering and cleaning are obviously integral elements.

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)

55500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD11

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Barrow-in-Furness Borough Council are seeking contractors to provide catering and associated cleaning services for 2 of their high profile venues in Barrow.

The Forum, theatre and arts centre is situated in the centre of Barrow, offering a varying programme with around 65 000 tickets sold per year and a healthy and dedicated conference and banqueting business, attracting c500 conferences per year. Catering consists of a public cafe, a bar-restaurant, pop up bars and the conference and banqueting functions.

The Dock Museum is a free entry museum attracting c60 500 visitors and with a public cafe located at the entrance to the museum and near the outdoor play area, which is regularly used by locals.

The 5-year contract covers the exclusive rights for all catering at both venues, plus associated cleaning services and there will be an option to extend a further 3 years, subject to satisfactory performance. The form of contract will be the Council’s standard service contract, along with a service level agreement (SLA) setting out more operational detail and specifications, both included in the tender pack provided. The Council requires the successful contractor to provide both catering and cleaning services at both venues, as per the specifications, with each service attracting a separate financial agreement.

The Council’s financial expectations are detailed in full in the specification and the pricing schedule.

The Council is seeking applications from suitability qualified and experienced contractors able to provide evidence of the operation and management of similar contracts. The Council will be looking for a contractor to operate these services who will share the Council’s vision for the future of the venues as well as the overall ethos and business approach. The venues are high profile in the area and, as such need to retain their high standards and excellent reputation, of which the catering and cleaning are obviously integral elements.

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

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Contract is for an initial 5 years with the option to extend for a further 3 years. This is dependent on KPI’s outlined in the service level agreement.

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)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 244-600483

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

Date: 16/03/2020
Local time: 14:00
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: 16/03/2020
Local time: 15:00

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

Official name: Barrow Borough Council
Postal address: Town Hall, Duke Street
Town: Barrow-in-Furness
Postal code: LA14 2LD
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: jmuir@barrowbc.gov.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:

14/02/2020