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|Barlow RC High School & Specialist Science College ~ Catering Tender
|Contract Award Notice
|The Litmus Partnership
|Nature of contract:
|The successful Supplier will be required to provide Catering services to the Barlow RC High School, Parrs Wood Road, Manchester, M20 6BX. The contract covers the scope for the provision of all catering and services within the School, which also includes all hospitality and free issue requirements.
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Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Barlow RC High School & Specialist Science College
Parrs Wood Road, East Didsbury, Manchester, M20 6BX, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1276673880, Email: email@example.com
Main Address: https://thebarlowrchigh.co.uk/
NUTS Code: UKD33
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: Barlow RC High School & Specialist Science 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: The successful Supplier will be required to provide Catering services to the Barlow RC High School, Parrs Wood Road, Manchester, M20 6BX. The contract covers the scope for the provision of all catering and services within the School, which also includes all hospitality and free issue requirements.
II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No
II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
II.2.3) Place of performance
UKD33 - Manchester
Main site or place of performance:
II.2.4) Description of the procurement: The successful Supplier will be required to provide Catering services to the Barlow RC High School, Parrs Wood Road, Manchester, M20 6BX. The contract covers the scope for the provision of all catering and services within the School, which also includes all hospitality and free issue requirements.
The duration of the contract is three years commencing on 1 September 2021 and concluding on 31 August 2024, with the opportunity to extend for a further period of 2 years at the discretion of the governing body. It is anticipated that the contract will run on a nil subsidy / profit return arrangement.
The Barlow RC High School is a leading 11-16 Catholic High School situated in East Didsbury, Manchester, with c.870 pupils on roll. Established in 1985, the school is a Catholic, co-educational, voluntary aided comprehensive that is part of the Salford diocesan family of schools. The Barlow is a diverse and fully inclusive community and as such we welcome pupils of all faiths and none.
The school is looking to appoint an experienced caterer who:
•Will deliver an innovative food offer that consistently achieves a high standard of service for the pupils and staff
•Will provide a quality of management and staffing to the operations with sufficient back up resource if required in support of the on-site team
•Can demonstrate the ability to increase participation and drive the service forward to improve the financial standing of the contract year on year
•Will embrace an open and honest approach for financial and operational matters
•Will work closely with the school to achieve joint goals
The incumbent catering staff are currently employed under a Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) and as such prospective Bidders must be able to demonstrate their capability of running similar schemes as part of this contract under an Admitted Body Status.
It is appreciated that a level of investment may be identified as part of the tender process. Therefore bidders will be encouraged to provide details of such requirements with detailed information of the equipment necessary at the ITT stage - for successful Bidders of this SQ.
It is expected that the successful Supplier will be operating similar operations within the local area thus ensuring that the Operational Management Team responsible for the contract is available for regular unplanned visits and support for the contract. Also, that coverage for any planned or unplanned leave from within the establishment staffing structure can be easily provided.
The successful Supplier will work closely with the Client to manage the provision of catering and the overall ‘meal experience’.
The estimated contract value over the contract period (3 +2 years) is £750,000.
Please see SQ Document for further details.
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 Accelerated
Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: The reason for the accelerated process is that the incumbent contractor has given notice and will be ending their contract on 31 August 2021 and there will be no service provision unless a contractor is appointed.
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
Notice number in the OJEU: 2021/S 000-008383
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: 008383
Lot Number: Not Provided
Title: Not Provided
A contract/lot is awarded: Yes
V.2) Award of contract
V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 14/07/2021
V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 6
Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 6
V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No
Midshire Signature Services, 04167186
Unit A3 Elm House, Oaklands Office Park, Hooton Road, Hooton, CH66 7NZ, United Kingdom
NUTS Code: UKD6
The contractor is an SME: No
V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided
Total value of the contract/lot: 568,307
V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
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
Barlow RC High School & Specialist Science College
Manchester, 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: 30/07/2021