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|The FitzWimarc School ~ Catering Tender
|Contract Award Notice
|The Litmus Partnership
|Nature of contract:
|The successful Supplier will be required to provide catering services for The FitzWimarc School.
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Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
The FitzWimarc School
Hockley Road, Rayleigh, SS6 8EB, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1276673880, Email: email@example.com
Main Address: https://www.fitzwimarc.com/
NUTS Code: UKH3
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: The FitzWimarc School ~ 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 for The FitzWimarc School.
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
UKH3 - Essex
Main site or place of performance:
II.2.4) Description of the procurement: The tender project is seeking to appoint a Contractor whose initiative and innovation will be welcomed for the provision of service within the existing facilities with a focus on exciting new food concepts to satisfy a wide range of pupil tastes and dietary requirements. The School would wish the successful contractor to review the current range of services offered and make recommendations accordingly.
The contract being tendered is for three years in duration from 1st September 2022 to 31st Aug 2025 with the option to extend for up to a maximum of a further 2 years at the discretion of the client. This contract will operate as a Guaranteed Performance Contract, with the successful Contractor offering the School a guaranteed return / cost per annum for the provision of catering services. Sovereignty of the cash tariff is to remain with The Grange School for the duration of this contract.
The School year is based on a calendar of 195 days. Five days are to be used for staff professional development which means that School will be open to receive students for the legal minimum of 190 days.
The contract offered covers the scope for the provision of all catering services within the School, which currently includes morning break, lunch, all hospitality and free issue requirements. Free School meals are to be charged based on consumption with a margin attached and hospitality will be charged based on consumption and at net food cost.
Whilst the School prioritises value for money as a key objective of the Competitive Tender Process, the Governing body is not obliged to accept the lowest price.
The value of the current contract is: £405,000 sales per annum, x 5 as the maximum contract length = £2,025,000
The School expects the successful contractor 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 School expects the successful tenderer to evidence, through their bid, how they shall support and complement its values and support the principles of Every Child Matters.
The School believes that success should be celebrated and that pupils should enjoy their time at school; if lessons are stimulating and challenging then students will love learning.
As a school who are continually seeking ways to improve and develop the ethos and environment for students and staff, to give them the facilities they deserve and need to meet the challenges of the 21st Century, any consideration regarding improvements here as part of the Contractor’s tender submission would be welcomed.
•Please be advised that this contract will be let on a 3 + 2 years basis.
•Please be advised that there are currently 11 staff employed to deliver the catering service
•Please be advised that there are not any current catering staff in the Local government pension scheme (LGPS)
•Please be advised that the catering service is currently contracted to Accent catering
•Please be advised that the School has a minimum requirement for a contractor’s employers liability/ public liability and professional indemnity insurance of £10 million
•The minimum annual turnover that your company must have achieved to be considered for this opportunity is £1 million
See SQ Document for more 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
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: 2022/S 000-001702
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: 001702
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: 27/06/2022
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
Accent Catering Services, 04298350
Elizabeth House, 56-60 London Road, Staines Upon Thames, TW18 4HF, United Kingdom
NUTS Code: UKJ2
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: 2,521,900
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
The FitzWimarc School
Hockley Road, Rayleigh, SS6 8EB, 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: 02/08/2022