Winchmore School Catering Services

Winchmore School Catering Services

The School is placing their catering services to competitive tender and are inviting professional catering organisations to bid for the contract which will be awarded following due process by 17th January 2014.

United Kingdom-London: School meals

2013/S 176-303913

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Winchmore School
Laburnum Grove
Contact point(s): Finance
For the attention of: Penny Basri
N21 3HS London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2083607773

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA9341

Further information can be obtained from: RM&C Consultants Limited
Suite 3 Corner House Offices, High Street
For the attention of: Mike Pooleman
TN17 3HE Cranbrook
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1580715531
E-mail: mikeindoors@aol.com
Internet address: www.aoic.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: RM&C Consultants Limited
Suite 3 Corner House Offices, High Street
For the attention of: Mike Pooleman
TN17 3HE Cranbrook
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1580715531
E-mail: mikeindoors@aol.com
Internet address: www.aoic.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: RM&C Consultants Limited
Suite 3 Corner House Offices, High Street
For the attention of: Mike Pooleman
TN17 3HE Cranbrook
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1580715531
E-mail: mikeindoors@aol.com
Internet address: www.aoic.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Winchmore School Catering Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 17: Hotel and restaurant services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Winchmore School N21 3HS.
NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Winchmore School is a successful, mixed, multi-cultural school situated on a very pleasant green site in Winchmore Hill, North London. The School has a roll of some 1 500 students including over 200 in the sixth form.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=108416.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

15894210

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The School currently employs Enfield Local Authority to manage their catering services; some members of the catering staff employed at the School are members of the LEA pension scheme; bidding companies must demonstrate how they will deal fairly with pensions on TUPE transfer ideally through gaining Admitted Body Status.
The School is placing their catering services to competitive tender and are inviting professional catering organisations to bid for the contract which will be awarded following due process by 17th January 2014.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.4.2014. Completion 31.3.2017

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established.
(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Bidding companies will be required to provide full detail of three Secondary Schools similar to this contract and within a 20 mile radius of Winchmore School which will be contacted by RM&C to seek references on your company’s performance.
Companies who are unable to protect the pension rights of staff in the LGPS need not apply to participate in this tender process.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

Catering RM&C (Winchmore School)
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 9.10.2013
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

9.10.2013 – 13:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

8.11.2013
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

(MT Ref:108416)
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:9.9.2013