UK-Coventry: School catering services.
UK-Coventry: School catering services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Bramston Crescent, Tile Hill Lane, Coventry, CV4 9SW, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1276673880, Email: email@example.com
Main Address: https://www.hereward.ac.uk/
NUTS Code: UKG
I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No
I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity:
Section II: Object Of The Contract
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: Hereward College ~ Catering Tender
Reference number: Not Provided
II.1.2) Main CPV code:
55524000 - School catering services.
II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description: Hereward is a College for young people with disabilities and additional needs, based in Coventry. Since 1971 Hereward College have been offering inclusive provision and specialist facilities for both day and residential learners with complex disabilities and learning difficulties.
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
UKG - WEST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)
Main site or place of performance:
WEST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)
II.2.4) Description of the procurement: The College’s vision is to prepare their learners for the next stage of their lives, providing them with outstanding employability skills and greater control over their future. The College have a focus on creating independent individuals who can make more of their own decisions about work, education, health and living.
The College have extensive partnerships with employers and an expanding supported internship study programme. The internships build upon all of the skills that the young people have developed in College and extend them even further in real work situations.
Political activity is also important to the Hereward community and learners are encouraged to have a ‘voice’ in the issues that affect them. Hereward also support the Natspec and NUS campaigns which addresses the inequalities faced by young people with learning difficulties or disabilities.
Hereward College are extremely proud of the achievements of all of their learners and their hugely committed and dedicated staff that support them.
The contract being tendered is for three years in duration from 1 August 2022 until 31 July 2025, with the option to extend the contract term for a further term of up to two years and will operate as a guaranteed performance contract, with the successful Supplier offering the Client a guaranteed cost per annum for the provision of catering services. Sovereignty of the cash tariff is to remain with the Client for the duration of this contract.
The value of the current contract
from August 2018 – July 2019 is approximately:
Cash Sales ~ £40,628.00
Residential Students ~ £ 4,942.00
Free Student / Bursary Meals ~ £ 9,916.00
Hospitality ~ £ 8,901.00
Total Sales ~ £64,387.00
The College year is based on a calendar of 36 weeks. Three days are to be used for staff professional development.
Whilst the Client prioritise value for money as a key objective of the competitive tender process, the governing body is not obliged to accept the lowest price.
The tender project is seeking to appoint a Supplier whose initiative and innovation will be welcomed for the provision of service within the existing facilities for the students on roll and for the teaching and support staff, all of whom have a focus on the introduction of exciting new food concepts to satisfy a wide range of tastes and dietary requirements. The Client would wish the successful Supplier to review the current range of services offered and make recommendations accordingly.
The contract offered covers the scope for the provision of all catering services at the College, which currently includes breakfast service, morning break, lunch, afternoon break, all hospitality and free issue requirements. Free Student Meals and hospitality will be charged based on consumption and at net food cost.
The Client expects the successful Supplier to enable the continued development of catering through the provision of an innovative, healthy food service, with fresh, seasonal, locally sourced ingredients being prepared on-site. The Client expects the successful Supplier to evidence, through their bid, how they shall support and complement its values and support the principles of Keeping Children Safe in Education.
The Client believes that success should be celebrated and that Students should enjoy their time at College; if lessons are stimulating and challenging then students will love learning. Much time therefore, is spent reviewing and planning schemes of work to ensure that they are differentiated to meet the needs of all Students. As a result, the Client is very enthusiastic regarding the input of the successful Supplier into the Independent Living courses run by the College and also their highly successful Supported Internship Study Programme.
See SQ Document for more information
II.2.5) Award criteria:
II.2.11) Information about options
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: Not Provided
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Restricted
IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No
A dynamic purchasing system was set up: No
IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: No
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.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No
Section V: Award of contract
Award Of Contract (No.1)
Contract No: 028474
Lot Number: Not Provided
Title: Not Provided
A contract/lot is awarded: No
V.1) Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
No tenders or requests to participate were received or all were rejected
Section VI: Complementary information
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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VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Bramston Crescent, Tile Hill, Coventry, CV4 9SW, United Kingdom
VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided
VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 04/03/2022