Mobile Catering Services Contract

Mobile Catering Services Contract

Provision of Mobile Catering Services, Mobile Briefing Tents, and Portable Toilets to Essex Police for the V-Festival 2013.

Reference number: EPEJS13013

Deadline date:19/06/2013

This deadline is for… Return of completed tender documentation

Contract value:£25,000 – £80,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Chelmsford Rural West The catering, tents and toilets are required for the V-Festival in Essex in August 2013 (and potentially the event in 2014). The V-Festival in Essex is held at Hylands Park, which is in the parish of Writtle, about two miles outside of Chelmsford.

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? No

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Kent Police and Essex Police Procurement Services


Description of the contract

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex (The Commissioner) is seeking a suitably experienced contractor to provide a mobile catering service in order to provide feeding and shelter for Essex Police Officers (and a small number of Essex Fire and Rescue officers) working at the V-Festival in Essex from the 16th-19th August 2013 inclusive. In addition, two additional briefing tents and portable toilet facilities will also be required. Please refer to the tender documentation for full details. The period that the service is required for in 2013 is 16th-19th August inclusive. The contract shall also be available for V-Festival in Essex for 2014 subject to confirmation of the festival taking place in that year, and subject to satisfactory performance of the contractor and available funding. This contract opportunity is also available to SME’s (or any organisation) that are able to satisfy the criteria in the competition documents, however the Comissioner cannot guarantee that the government’s guidance on how to make contract SME-friendly has been applied. The contract value provided is based on a one or two year contract.



Classification of the contract

79953000 Festival organisation services

55520000 Catering services

55500000 Canteen and catering services

24955000 Chemical toilets


Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 16/08/2013 – 23/08/2014


Who to contact

Contact name Emma Saunders

Organisation name Kent Police and Essex Police Procurement Services

Address, DA118BD

Telephone 01474 366654

Extension number:


How to apply

Prospective tenderers must register on the e-tendering site used by Kent Police and Essex Police Procurement Services From here they will be able to log in and view the contract opportunity and download the tender documents when they become available. It is anticipated that this tender opportunity will be published week ending 24th May 2013 with a tender return date of 19th June 2013. The Project Code for this tender on the e-tendering system is Project_17050.