Future Academies Catering Contract London

Future Academies Catering Contract London

The four schools in the group lie within walking distance of each other in the community of Pimlico in South Westminster, with Pimlico Academy and Pimlico Primary collocated on the same site and sharing the same catering facilities.

United Kingdom-London: School catering services

2014/S 193-340948

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Futures Academies
Lupus Street
For the attention of: Ken Robb (Pimlico Academy)
SW1V 3AT London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2078280881

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA9341

Further information can be obtained from: RM&C Consultants Limited
Suite 3 Corner House Offices, High Street
For the attention of: Mike Pooleman
TN17 3HE Cranbrook
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1580715531
E-mail: mikeindoors@aol.com
Internet address: www.rmandcconsultants.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: RM&C Consultants Limited
Suite 3 Corner House Offices, High Street
For the attention of: Mike Pooleman
TN17 3HE Cranbrook
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1580715531
E-mail: mikeindoors@aol.com
Internet address: www.rmandcconsultants.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: RM&C Consultants Limited
Suite 3 Corner House Offices, High Street
For the attention of: Mike Pooleman
TN17 3HE Cranbrook
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1580715531
E-mail: mikeindoors@aol.com
Internet address: www.rmandcconsultants.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

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:

Futures Academies Catering Services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 17: Hotel and restaurant services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Pimlico Academy Pimlico Primary Academy Millbank Primary Academy Churchill Gardens Primary Academy.

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)

Future Academies is a multi academy trust, sponsored by Future, a charity set up by John and Caroline Nash, which aims to help young people succeed; believing that with the right support, encouragement and opportunities, there are no limits to what young people can achieve.
To foster this we aim to ensure every child is hard-working, articulate, literate, knowledgeable, confident, independent, courteous and compassionate. All of our provision underpins the development of these characteristics, which enable students to achieve the best from their education and stand them in good stead for the rest of their lives. We strive to enable our students to fulfil their potential in an inspirational and professional learning environment. Our inclusive culture celebrates success and builds the highest expectations for all students, irrespective of their background. Our first class support system reduces the barriers to an aspirational and successful education.
The four schools in the group lie within walking distance of each other in the community of Pimlico in South Westminster, with Pimlico Academy and Pimlico Primary collocated on the same site and sharing the same catering facilities.
Provision of quality food and the social and educational benefits of eating together are recognized by the trust and important for our students. The catering contractor therefore plays a significant role in the life of the school and their input in the students development is not underestimated.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site athttp://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=141669

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

55524000

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:

The existing catering service for Pimlico Academy (1,250 roll) and Pimlico Primary (60 roll climbing by min. of 30 pa) is managed by Innovate Services and the catering at Millbank (420 roll) and Churchill Gardens (250 roll) Primaries are managed by Chartwell.
The Client wishes to appoint one service provider for all four schools, able to deliver an excellent food service offer to both the secondary and primary sectors.

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

Starting 4.4.2015. Completion 31.3.2018

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
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 will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established.
(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.

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
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

Accelerated restricted
Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: As a Schedule ‘B’ service the Clients at Futures Academies wish to carry out a robust and fair tender procedure and have a new contract in place by the end of January 2015.

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

Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Candidates will need to provide full details of three Secondary and Primary Schools similar to this contract and within a 20 mile radius of Pimlico Academy which will be contacted by RM&C to seek references on your company’s performance.
Candidates will also have to be able to gain ABS for some of the staff employed in the Primary Schools.
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:

PA 30020
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 17.10.2014

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

17.10.2014 – 13:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

24.11.2014

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 of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

(MT Ref:141669)
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:

3.10.2014