Concession Contract to Provide Hospital Retail Catering Units

Concession Contract to Provide Hospital Retail Catering Units

The opportunity comprises of 2 units of an established, but under exploited retail catering service. 

United Kingdom-Taunton: Retail trade services

2017/S 147-304449

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Musgrove Park Hospital
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Iain Copeland
NUTS code: UKK23
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, 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


Invitation to tender for concession contract to provide Hospital Retail Catering Units.

Reference number: RBA/TS/LOC/0394

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Concession contracts are available to provide Hospital Retail Catering Units to replace existing in house provisions, staff restaurant and canteen.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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: UKK23

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The opportunity comprises of 2 units of an established, but under exploited retail catering service. The service and contract consists of the following:

— Whitlocks — a staff canteen also open to the public in a dedicated, fully equipped retail unit owned by Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust which is at the centre of the Hospital site. 80 % of custom is from members of a staff who benefit from a 10 % discount on certain lines. Supported by a loyal customer base and a valued facility.

— Beacon Café — A smaller dedicated facility within the award winning Beacon Oncology Centre. As well as staff trade there is a captive audience within the waiting area that is host to this outlet. This unit is a PFI funded building.

This tender will be conducted using the OJEU Open Procedure.

This tender is considered a services concession contract and is subject to the Concession Contracts Regulations 2016.

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: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

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: no
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: 31/08/2017
Local time: 12:00
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:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 31/08/2017
Local time: 12:00

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

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Musgrove Park Hospital
United Kingdom
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:



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