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Tender description

Hertfordshire Catering Ltd (HCL) is currently out to procurement for the supply of ready made sandwiches and associated products. Further information in regards to this opportunity can be found in II.2.4) Description of the procurement field (OJEU Contract Notice refers). Organisations wishing to take part in this project are invited to “express interest” which will give access to the full procurement documents in the e-tendering system. Please see VI.3) Additional information for further information. Any questions relating to this procurement must be made via the correspondence area in the e-Tendering system, in accordance with the procurement documents and can be addressed to the main contact as shown in the details above.

Legal, economic, financial and technical information

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
YES
List and brief description of conditions
YES
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
YES

Procedure

Conditions for opening of tenders

2019-04-22

12:00

Date
2019-04-22
Type of contest
Open
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement
Yes
Languages in which projects or requests to participate may be drawn up
EN
Local time
12:00

Complementary information

This is a recurrent procurement
Yes
Review body

High Court

Royal Court of Justice, The Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

+44 20794790000

Date of dispatch of this notice
2019-03-12
Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Chief Legal Officer

Hertfordshire County Council

Welwyn Garden City

SG13 8DE

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures
HCL as the Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days (when using electronic means) standstill period at the point information on the award of the Contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the decision to award a contract before a contract is executed/signed (as appropriate). The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (“Regulations”) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly and within the time limits as defined in the above regulations. Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Contracting Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court has the options to award damages and/or to shorten or order the contract ineffective.
Body responsible for mediation procedures

High Court

Royal Court of Justice, The Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

+44 2079470000

Additional information
Please note Hertfordshire County Council has worked closely with its districts and partners to create a joint procurement portal called supply Hertfordshire. This portal provides an e-Tendering system which is run by In-Tend. To access this procurement opportunity please visit www.supplyhertfordshire.uk and follow the on-screen guidance. In accordance with Regulation 53 of The Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the Council's procurement documents are available within the e-Tendering system. This is a one stage procurement process. Therefore, if you wish to be considered as a tenderer you must complete and submit a tender by the specified closing date and time. Tender submissions cannot be uploaded after this return deadline. If you are experiencing problems In-Tend offer a help section which includes a dedicated UK support desk which can be contacted via email: [email protected] or Telephone: +441144070065 for any website/technical questions, Monday to Friday, 8:30-17:30. HCL reserves the right at any time to cease the procurement process and not award a contract or to award only part of the opportunity described in this notice. If HCL takes up this right, then they will not be responsible for or pay the expenses or losses, which may be incurred by any organisation or tenderer as a result. HCL undertakes to hold confidential any information provided in the proposal submitted, subject to HCL's obligations under the law including the Freedom of Information Act 2000. If the organisation considers that any of the information submitted in the proposal should not be disclosed because of its sensitivity then this should be stated with the reason for considering it sensitive. HCL will then endeavour to consult with the applicant about such sensitive information when considering any request received under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 before replying to such a request. Main CPV code 15811511

Bidding information

Bidding deadline

22 Apr 2019

0 days remaining

Total estimated value

GBP 1.1 million

Locations

United Kingdom, Welwyn Garden City

LOTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS TENDER

Value

GBP 1.1 million

Hertfordshire Catering Ltd (hereinafter referred to as HCL) is a limited company, limited by shares and wholly owned by Hertfordshire County Council (the Council). HCL, along with Hertfordshire Independent Living Service (HILS) has a requirement for ready-made sandwiches and associated products (hereinafter referred to as “Goods”) to be delivered to various Sites. Full details are provided within the tender documentation. HCL is committed to delivering excellence in education catering to schools throughout Hertfordshire and surrounding areas. HCL presently deliver a catering service in circa 400 primary schools and 40 secondary schools along with other commercial units. HILS was established in response to a need for independent living services that help prevent vulnerable adults from requiring higher level support, or even admission into residential care. HILS delivers meals to approximately 2 000 clients every day, offering a 365 day service across Hertfordshire. Tenderers must submit a tender based on the specification, to the required levels of performance and the risk allocation embodied in the contract. The successful tenderer will be required to enter into a contract with HCL under the terms set out in the contract. For guidance only an estimated annual value for both HCL and HILS is approximately in the region of 250 000 GBP. The estimated total value of the Contract is stated in II.1.5) of this notice and is for the initial term inclusive of the approximate value for extensions. The requirement for ready-made sandwiches and associated products is for both customers, however both customers reserve the right to adjust this requirement during the duration of the agreement should either wish to do so. The contract will be awarded for an initial term of 2 years, with the option to extend the contract up to 2 further years. Please note that the contract requirements will be subject to available financial resources, supplier performance and flexibility to meet changing demands.

Description of renewals

The contract will be reviewed at the end of the contract period.

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