British Library Catering Services – Market Consultation Exercise

British Library Catering Services – Market Consultation Exercise

Market consultation exercise aiming to ensure that the procurement route selected and the options ultimately developed for any procurement are properly informed’.

United Kingdom-London: Canteen and catering services

2020/S 087-209376

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: British Library
Postal address: 96 Euston Rd
Town: London
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: NW1 2DB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Andy Kemp
E-mail: andy.kemp@bl.uk
Telephone: +44 1937546387
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

British Library Catering Services (RFI)

Reference number: 001542

II.1.2)Main CPV code

55500000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The British Library is inviting potential vendors or service providers to provide information to assist with the procurement, implementation and on-going provision of catering services at the Library’s sites at St Pancras in London, and Boston Spa West Yorkshire.

‘When submitting information, all respondents should note that this is not currently a tender opportunity, but is part of a market consultation exercise aiming to ensure that the procurement route selected and the options ultimately developed for any procurement are properly informed’.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 GBP

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)

55520000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The British Library is inviting potential vendors or service providers to provide information to assist with the procurement, implementation and on-going provision of catering services at the Library’s sites at St Pancras in London and Boston Spa West Yorkshire.

The British Library is considering splitting the provision of services over the following contracts.

1) St Pancras – Staff restaurant, hospitality and public catering with the exception of those outlets in no 2.

2) Artisan – Euston Road coffee shop, Entrance Hall coffee cart with the option of adding Members Room and The Last Word

3) Boston Spa – Staff restaurant and shop

4) Events framework – annually reviewed framework with wide variety of small to medium event caterers covering a wide range of dining experiences.

II.2.14)Additional information

When submitting information, all respondents should note that this is not currently a tender opportunity, but is part of a market consultation exercise aiming to ensure that the procurement route selected and the options ultimately developed for any procurement are properly informed.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

01/07/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Canteen-and-catering-services./QVQ7PHPF93

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/QVQ7PHPF93

GO Reference: GO-202051-PRO-16477504

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

01/05/2020