School Catering Framework Contract – North West England
Fylde Coast Academy Trust are seeking to procure a number of providers for a multi-supplier framework for catering services.
School Catering Framework Contract for FCAT Schools
Fylde Coast Academy Trust
- School catering services – 55524000
Location of contract
Value of contract
22 April 2021
21 May 2021
Contract start date
1 November 2021
Contract end date
31 October 2024
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Fylde Coast Academy Trust (FCAT) are seeking to procure a number of providers for a multi-supplier framework for catering services. The main objective of this procurement exercise is to deliver the procurement of a framework that will enable FCAT to source catering services for its schools.There are initially 4/5 schools in this framework, however, other schools may call off later.It should be noted that it is not mandatory for FCAT schools to use this framework. Schools will only call off from this agreement if they have a requirement to do so. It is envisaged the number of caterers on the framework will be between 1 and 3The provision of the service must demonstrate the best value approach and be flexible in its delivery and operation to ensure that the needs and ethos of individual schools are supported.This framework process is targeted to have a catering contract in place to commence in November 2021. Please note that this process covers all catering services within FCAT primary and secondary schools with full tender costings and proposals for the 5 schools for a contract start in November 2021. These details will be further explained in the ITT documents. The process will include the creation of a select bidder list following analysis of SQ documents (within which the scoring criteria is included). Following the analysis of SQ’s the selected bidders will be invited to attend a site survey and tender briefing initially planned for early June 2021. Tender responses deadline is planned as mid-July and it is envisaged that interviews will take place in mid-September. The contract will be for a 3 +1 +1 period(5 years in total including the option to extend for 1 + 1years).
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How to apply
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About the buyer
Ray Jeffrey of RPJ3 Group Ltd
Armfield Academy, 488 Lytham Road