School Catering Tender Wigan

School Catering Tender Wigan

The nature of the contract demands a good local infrastructure to provide and maintain the level and standard of catering service

United Kingdom-Wigan: School catering services

2019/S 108-263314

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

St Cuthbert’s and St Marie’s Catholic Primary Schools
C/O St Marie’s Catholic Primary School, Avondale Street, Standish
WN6 0lF
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ray Jeffrey
Telephone: +44 7771768234
NUTS code: UKD3
Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Information about 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 to the abovementioned address

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


Catering Tender for St Cuthbert’s and St Marie’s Catholic Primary Schools

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

This tender process is targeted for contract in place to commence in January 2019.The process includes creation of a select bidder list following SQ process (within which the scoring criteria is included). SQ and tender documents are available electronically via the email address in Section 1 and the URL address noted in the same section. Following analysis of SQ’s, select bidders will attend a site survey and briefing in July. Tender response deadline is planned for late August 2019 and interviews (if required) will take place in mid or late September. The contract will be for a 3 +1 +1 year.

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: UKD3
Main site or place of performance:

Greater Manchester.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This tender process is targeted to have catering contracts in place to commence on 1.1.2019 for these 2 schools in Wigan This is a collaborative tender and each school will have an individual operating contract. The process will include the creation of a select bidder list following analysis of SQ documents (within which the scoring criteria will be included). The nature of the contract demands a good local infrastructure to provide and maintain the level and standard of catering service and support required by the schools. Labour resource/relief cover is very important. We have set a minimum level of turnover for this tender at 250 000 GBP which takes into account the contract turnover and cash flow associations. This is a discretionary pass/fail question on the basis that we will consider any additional guarantees and formal assurances such as parent company guarantors or similar which must be included to support any submission. We have set a minimum employer’s (compulsory) liability insurance of 10 000 000 GBP. The SQ document is available electronically via request to the email address in Section 1 and the URL address noted in the same section. The contract will be for a 3 +1 +1 year period (5 years in total including the option to extend for the 1+1 years). The tender timetable will be detailed in the tender documents and is targeted at release of documents and site visit in July 2019 with tender responses by 30th August and bidder interviews and contract award decision in September and October.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

This is collaborative tender and the contract will be awarded on the basis of 2 individual operating contracts.

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

Restricted 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: 04/07/2019
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

The Contracting Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are Small or Medium Enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

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GO Reference: GO-201964-PRO-14959656

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

RPJ3 Group Ltd
Leasowe Lodge
CH46 3SA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1516780193
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: