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1. Title: UK-Basildon: Catering Services - 6 month contract
2. Awarding Authority: Official name: Basildon District Council, Postal Address: The Basildon Centre, St. Martins Square, Town: Basildon, Telephone: 01268 294339, E-mail:, Contact Point(s): , For the attention of: Diane Morrison, Postal Code: SS14 1DL, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: 01268 294451, General address of the contracting authority (URL): , Address of the Buyer Profile (URL):
3. Contract type: Services
4. Description: UK - Basildon - Catering Services - 6 month contract. Opening in June 2009, Wat Tyler Centre is an exciting new venue for business, education, leisure and private events set in 125 acres of Country Park with panoramic views of the Essex Marshes and RSPB nature reserve. Set in the heart of this exciting development sits an exhibition centre with a 90 seat cafe restaurant along with three conference rooms and external catering potential and as well as further satellite vending opportunities. This presents a unique opportunity for a dynamic, forward thinking and innovative catering company that is suitably qualified, experienced and resourced to provide food service on a six month contract basis with the potential for a longer term extension in 2010. The current contract value is estimated to have turnover in the region of between 200,000 - 300,000 GBP with contributions in the region of between 25,000 - 50,000 GBP and the facility will be offered complete with all general fixtures and fittings and light equipment. Expressions of interest should be submitted by e-mail and should consist of a one sided A4 document that outlines the company profile, current client base and a summary of unique characteristics that might well qualify it to work in partnership with Basildon Council on this outstanding opportunity.
5. CPV code:
Main Object: 55520000.
6. NUTS code: UKH3.
7. Main site or location of works, main place of delivery or main place of performance: UKH3.
8. Reference attributed by awarding authority:
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category J: 25K to 50K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for expression of interest: 30/04/2009
Time: 12:00
11. Address to which they must be sent: As in I.1.
12. Other information: The Council will not be obliged to accept any proposal. You will not be entitled to claim from the Authority any costs or expenses which you may incur in preparing your tender whether or not it should be successful. To register your Expression of Interest please email before the closing date of 12noon Thursday 30 April 2009 including your company profile detailing relevant experience on no more than one A4 single sided sheet of paper. Relevant shortlisted Expressions of Interest will be sent a tender pack week commencing Tuesday 5 May 2009. Current expected timelines are deadline for return of completed tenders 12noon Wednesday 13 May 2009. Interviews will be held Thursday 21 May 2009. The anticipated contract will be for six months with anticipated start date of Tuesday 9th June 2009.
13. Submitted date: 17/04/2009


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