Total Catering Contract – Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust

Total Catering Contract – Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust

To provide the Trust with a single point of contact for provisions procurement.

United Kingdom-Northampton: Hotel, restaurant and retail trade services

2018/S 143-327165

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Daryl Read
Telephone: +44 1604523922
Fax: +44 1604545717
NUTS code: UKF
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

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


Total Catering Services

Reference number: DN353338

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

To provide the Trust with a single point of contact for provisions procurement, source and audit provisions suppliers who can meet the quality and service requirements of the Trust, for patient feeding, develop a pricing mechanism which takes account of the Trust’s recipes and menu cycle uptake figures, enabling a fixed price per head to be quoted to the Trust which will form the basis of the contract price.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 20 000 000.00 GBP

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: UK
Main site or place of performance:

The main place of Service will be Northampton General Hospital.

Options for Kettering General Hospital, NHFT and MKUH to access the contract award within the duration of the contract.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We are inviting expressions of interest and would ask any parties interested to express their interest on the Trusts e-tendering portal at noting that if you have not already registered on this system you will need to undertake that first and then express your interest.

An overview of the service is attached in draft format, but we are not expecting any major changes prior to the next stage, which will be shortlisting or the “Invitation to Tender”, dependent on interest.

Please note, this is only the expression of interest stage, so please register, download the draft specification (plus 2 examples of the patient menu) and lodge your interest if you feel you can fulfill the Trust requirements, no other information will be released until the closure of the EOI stage, which will be 24.8.2018.

It is likely that the next stage of information will be released w/c 7.9.2018.

If you have any questions do not hesitate to contact me directly, but please note I will be on leave after 27th July and back at NGH on the 8th August, so please feel free to contact me once I return, do not rush if you have questions, there is plenty of time.

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: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract award will carry an initial term of three (3) years with a further 2 extensions of two (2) years, meaning the contract could reach a maximum of seven (7) years.

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

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: yes
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: 24/08/2018
Local time: 12:00
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: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1604523922

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: