Catering Services Contract – Solent University
The provision of catering services across Solent University, including retail, catering and vending services and hospitality catering.
United Kingdom-Southampton: Canteen and catering services
Contract noticeCatering Services Contract – Solent University
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Postal address: East Park Terrace
NUTS code: UKJ3
Postal code: SO14 0YN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Emma Bailey
Telephone: +44 2382013865
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Provision of Catering Services
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The provision of catering services across Solent University, including retail, catering and vending services and hospitality catering. The successful supplier must be able to demonstrate that they have the knowledge, experience, resources and desire to provide high quality catering services to a diverse and demanding customer base with tariffs to suit all price points . A focus on the quality of the offer, providing a wide choice of affordable through to premium products as part of a more holistic approach that is inclusive for all University customers. The University’s demographic is varied, and includes those with very restricted budgets, with differing religious backgrounds and ethical values; these customers need to be well catered for. In evaluating the tenders, the University will seek the most economically advantageous offer. Details of criteria and scoring methodology are listed in the invitation to tender.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
Solent University Campuses.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Provision of catering services across the University including hospitality, retail, catering and vending services with a focus on the quality of the offer, providing a wide choice of affordable through to premium products as part of a more holistic approach that is inclusive for all University customers. The student demographic is varied, and includes those with very restricted budgets, and students with differing religious backgrounds and ethical values; these customers need to be well catered for.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Option for 2 x 12-month extensions.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
Between 2025 and 2027.
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Requests for clarifications can only be requested until 17.1.2020 via the In-Tend portal correspondence facility. The University is not bound to accept the lowest offer or any tender in full or in part. In accordance with Regulation 50, paragraph (2) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and subject to Article 5 and Annex 5, Part D (13) of Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, the University intend to publish the contract value at contract award stage, and reserved the right to do so. By submitting a tender response tenderers are consenting to publication of this information unless otherwise agreed in advance with the University. This tender will be conducted electronically and tender documents can be downloaded from the web portal (In-Tend) provided earlier in this notice. https://in-tendhost.co.uk/solent. If you are not already registered as a supplier with the In-Tend Portal, you will need to register before accessing the tender documents. Once you have logged in as a supplier, click on current tenders and locate the tender documents by clicking on the reference number detailed in Section II.1.1) of this notice. Further instructions for the submission of tender are below. (Please note, to preserve the integrity of the tendering procedure, all queries must made be via In-Tend). To submit your return, please follow the instructions below:
1) Log in;
2) My tenders;
3) View tender details;
4) View documents;
5) Browse and upload each part of your response;
6) Once all your response documents are uploaded and displayed in the — my documents for return — use — submit my return. Expressions of interest must be by way of completion and return of the invitation to tender document via the intend portal by the date/time specified in IV.2.2). Due to the nature of this service/requirement it was not deemed suitable to be split into lots.
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: