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Lews Castle College is looking to appoint a single supplier for the supply of groceries and chilled goods.

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Lews Castle College
Castle Grounds, Isle of Lewis
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7920889210
Fax: +44 1851770001
NUTS code: UKM6

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

The Provision of Groceries and Chilled Goods.

Reference number: CS-LCC-9806
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Lews Castle College is looking to appoint a single supplier for the supply of groceries and chilled goods.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP
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
NUTS code: UKM64
Main site or place of performance:

Lews Castle College, Lews Castle Grounds, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS2 0XR.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lews Castle College is looking to appoint a single supplier for the supply of Groceries and chilled goods.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Service Provision / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Sustainable Procurement — Enviroment / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Sustainable Procurement — Fair Work Practices / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Business Continuity / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Economic and financial standing

Bidders must confirm they can provide the following supporting evidence at point of award:

Employer's (Compulsory) Liability Insurance= 5M GBP

Public Liability Insurance = 5M GBP

Please refer to Selection Criteria: Question 4B.5 of Part IV [ESPD]

Tenders must provide the last two years financial accounts.

Please refer to Selection Criteria: Question 4B.6 of Part IV [ESPD].

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 19/07/2017
Local time: 12:30
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 19/07/2017
Local time: 13:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 7742. For more information see:

(SC Ref:499257).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Lews Castle College
Castle Grounds, Stornoway
Isle of Lewis
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7920889210
Fax: +44 1851770001

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: