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Title: ALYN WATERS CATERING LEASE AND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY
Published by: Wrexham County Borough Council
Publication Date: 18/10/2018
Deadline Date: 26/11/2018
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: This Invitation to Tender (“ITT”) is seeking suitable interested parties to tender for the opportunity to operate a Lease for Alyn Waters Café.
Alyn Waters Café is based on the Gwersyllt side of Alyn Waters Country Park. The café is located in the Alyn Waters Country Park Visitor Centre. The café is open 7 days per week providing snacks and lunches to the visitors at Alyn Waters Country Park. The visitor centre attracted 109,381 visitors in the year 1st April 2017- 31st March 2018.
The café has been managed for a number of years, by the work opportunities section of Wrexham County Borough Council, Adult Social Care Department, providing a service for visitors and supporting their clients. There is now an opportunity for a new provider to continue to develop and improve the café facility, extend the training courses, meetings and conferences business and develop the wellbeing and community participation aspects of the park.
The café is highly valued by the local community and citizens across Wrexham. It is known for its inclusive environment and providing work and volunteering opportunities for people with disabilities. It has a loyal customer base, friends of Alyn waters, attracts groups from the local area and further afield including walkers, cyclists and footballers.
Alyn Waters cafe is already is a fantastic example of a welcoming environment for disabled people, carers, older people, families and children and brings all parts of the community together. The Council is seeking a provider who will work with the parks team and other partners to build on this great base and make it a real flagship for community wellbeing.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Wrexham County Borough Council

Commissioning Procurement and Contract Management Unit, Lampbit Street,

Wrexham

LL11 1AR

UK

Procurement

+44 1978292798



https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html
https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

ALYN WATERS CATERING LEASE AND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

This Invitation to Tender (“ITT”) is seeking suitable interested parties to tender for the opportunity to operate a Lease for Alyn Waters Café.

Alyn Waters Café is based on the Gwersyllt side of Alyn Waters Country Park. The café is located in the Alyn Waters Country Park Visitor Centre. The café is open 7 days per week providing snacks and lunches to the visitors at Alyn Waters Country Park. The visitor centre attracted 109,381 visitors in the year 1st April 2017- 31st March 2018.

The café has been managed for a number of years, by the work opportunities section of Wrexham County Borough Council, Adult Social Care Department, providing a service for visitors and supporting their clients. There is now an opportunity for a new provider to continue to develop and improve the café facility, extend the training courses, meetings and conferences business and develop the wellbeing and community participation aspects of the park.

The café is highly valued by the local community and citizens across Wrexham. It is known for its inclusive environment and providing work and volunteering opportunities for people with disabilities. It has a loyal customer base, friends of Alyn waters, attracts groups from the local area and further afield including walkers, cyclists and footballers.

Alyn Waters cafe is already is a fantastic example of a welcoming environment for disabled people, carers, older people, families and children and brings all parts of the community together. The Council is seeking a provider who will work with the parks team and other partners to build on this great base and make it a real flagship for community wellbeing.

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=86408

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

55300000 Restaurant and food-serving services
55330000 Cafeteria services
55511000 Canteen and other restricted-clientele cafeteria services
1023 Flintshire and Wrexham

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Tenderers have the opportunity to bid for Lot 1, Lot 2 or both:-

Lot 1: Management of the Café, Toilet Facilities and Picnic Area

Management of the café and toilet facilities within the visitor centre and development and maintenance of picnic area around the centre. Litter picking and cleaning of picnic area outside space and visitor centre cafe and toilets. Operational management of the building (opening, closing and alarming of building).

Lot 2: Management of the Café, Toilet Facilities, Picnic Area AND Management of the Conference Facility

In addition to the management of the café, toilets, and development and maintenance of picnic area around the centre. Management of the conference facility This option would require 7 day cleaning and daily care of the visitor centre facilities, including all offices (2 offices) , meeting room, toilets, café and conference centre onsite. Litter picking and cleaning of picnic area outside space. Operational management of the building (opening, closing and alarming of building).

IT IS AT THE SOLE DISCRETION OF WREXHAM COUNTY BOROUGH COUNCIL WHETHER IT AWARDS A LEASE UNDER LOT 1 OR LOT 2. WREXHAM COUNTY BOROUGH COUNCIL’S DECISION IS FINAL IN THIS MATTER. TENDERERS ARE ABLE TO BID FOR ONE OR BOTH LOTS.

We will be awarding a Lease for the Alyn Waters Cafe for a period of 7 years.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

As detailed in the tender documentation.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage - Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

PROC-18-27

4.3

Time Limits

Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
    19-11-2018  Time  12:00

Estimated award date
 05-12-2018

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

1. Register your company on the eTenderwales portal (this is only required once).

Browse to the eSourcing Portal: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Click the “Click here to register” link.

Accept the terms and conditions and click “continue”.

Enter your correct business and user details.

Note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete.

You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).

2. Express an Interest in the tender.

Login to the portal with the username/password.

Click the “Open Access PQQs/ITTs” link (These are Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier).

Click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content.

Click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” box on the left-hand side of the page.

This will move the PQQ/ITT into your “My PQQ/ITTs” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only).

Click on the PQQ/ITT code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the “Settings and Buyer Attachments” in the “Actions” box.

3. Responding to the tender.

You can now choose to “Reply” or “Reject” (please give a reason if rejecting);

You can now use the ‘Messages' function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification;

Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT;

There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).

If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon – Fri (8:00 – 18:00) on:

email: E-mail: help@bravosolution.co.uk

phone: +44 8003684850 / Fax: +44 2070800480

(WA Ref:86408)

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

In line with its vision, values and corporate objectives Wrexham County Borough Council aims to contribute to the development of the local economy and maximise community regeneration through its procurement activity.

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia bidding.

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 18-10-2018

Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
15/11/2018 13:42Notice date(s) changed

The Deadline date was changed from 19/11/2018 12:00 to 26/11/2018 12:00.

To enable time to answer outstanding clarifications.
Main Contact: N/a
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
55330000Cafeteria servicesRestaurant and food-serving services
55511000Canteen and other restricted-clientele cafeteria servicesCanteen services
55300000Restaurant and food-serving servicesHotel, restaurant and retail trade services

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1023Flintshire and Wrexham

Alert Region Restrictions

The buyer has restricted the alert for this notice to suppliers based in the following regions.

Alert Region Restrictions
There are no alert restrictions for this notice.

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