Catering Tender – Mulberry UTC, London

Catering Tender – Mulberry UTC, London

With 316 students on roll the College is tendering their catering services.

United Kingdom-London: School catering services

2020/S 064-154361

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Mulberry UTC
Postal address: 64 Parnell Road
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI42
Postal code: E3 2RU
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2031377024
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Mulberry UTC Catering Tender RM&C/2020/MUTC/287

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Mulberry UTC is a high profile, growing University Technical College in Bow, London. The building is very modern and has excellent facilities. With 316 students on roll the College is tendering their catering services; looking for a partner to increase uptake through a high-quality offer and deliver a competitive cost of operation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 240 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI42
Main site or place of performance:

Mulberry UTC.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As a University Technical College, Mulberry UTC has a particular focus on preparing young people for the world of employment, by ensuring students have access to high-quality industry experience and employer-led projects, to help them develop the skills they need to succeed when they leave school.

The high-quality culture, excellent facility and growing student base of 316 from years 10-13 all present an outstanding opportunity. Mulberry UTC are looking for a creative, dynamic company to help support the quality of daily life at the College with excellent food.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality of service / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion – Name: Tender document / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Document / Weighting: 10
Price – Weighting: 40
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: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 5

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.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted 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

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

Date: 30/04/2020
Local time: 13:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 04/05/2020

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

Tender must be valid until: 10/06/2020
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders website at

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the postbox facility. A user guide is available at

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(MT Ref:219355)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: RM&C Consultants Ltd
Postal address: Suite 3, Corner House Offices, High Street
Town: Cranbrook
Postal code: TN17 3HE
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7895837811Internet address:
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: