School Catering Framework Contract – North West England

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

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • School catering services – 55524000

Location of contract

North West

Value of contract

£0

Procurement reference

MT222606

Published date

22 April 2021

Closing date

21 May 2021

Closing time

12pm

Contract start date

1 November 2021

Contract end date

31 October 2024

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

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

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

Ray Jeffrey of RPJ3 Group Ltd

Address

Armfield Academy, 488 Lytham Road
Blackpool
FY4 1TL
England

Telephone

+44 7771768234

Email

ray@rpj3group.co.uk