Catering services Royal College of Art

Catering services Royal College of Art

The College is seeking a contractor to operate the day to day catering services to students, staff and visitors and when necessary deliver high quality function and event catering to external clients.

UK-Barking: catering services

2012/S 36-058372

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Tricon Catering Consultancy
Navigation House, Town Quay Wharf
For the attention of: Alister Morgan
IG11 7BZ Barking
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085327633
Fax: +44 2085943169

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA5682

Further information can be obtained from: Tricon Catering Consultancy
Navigation House, Town Quay Wharf
For the attention of: Alister Morgan
IG11 7BZ Barking
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085327633
Fax: +44 2085943169

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Tricon Catering Consultancy
Navigation House, Town Quay Wharf
For the attention of: Alister Morgan
IG11 7BZ Barking
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085327633
Fax: +44 2085943169

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Tricon Catering Consultancy
Navigation House, Town Quay Wharf
For the attention of: Alister Morgan
IG11 7BZ Barking
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2085327633
Fax: +44 2085943169

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: University
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:

Catering services at Royal College of Art.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: London.
NUTS code UK

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)

The College is seeking a contractor to operate the day to day catering services to students, staff and visitors and when necessary deliver high quality function and event catering to external clients.
The contract will initially be for 3 years with an option to extend.
Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders web site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=85772.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

55520000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
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:

Provision of breakfast, lunch and evening meals to students, staff and visitors. To operate vending machines and provision of quality function catering.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 700 000 and 800 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
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: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

None required.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Delivery payment.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent;
(2) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Contract Caterers.
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

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

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 6
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

22.3.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

29.3.2012
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

(MT Ref:85772).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:17.2.2012