Supplies - 45224-2019

30/01/2019    S21    Supplies - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Food, beverages, tobacco and related products

2019/S 021-045224

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: The Capital Building, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: L3 9P
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Public Procurement

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Catering Fod Procurement

Reference number: RM6131
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) as the Authority intends to put in place a Pan Government Collaborative Agreement for the provision of [Food Produce] to be utilised by Central Government Departments and all other UK Public Sector Bodies, including Local Authorities, Health, Police, Fire and Rescue, Education and Devolved Administrations [it is intended that this commercial agreement will be the recommended vehicle for all in scope requirements of UK Central Government]. The initial position, subject to engagement, is for a procurement vehicle that delivers in respect of food produce the:

— production, supply and processing of food,

— ordering,

— fulfilment,

— consolidation,

— delivery.

The structure of this procurement vehicle will be determined as a result of the engagement process, and will be confirmed within the Contract Notice, as will the estimated value of the agreement.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 1

Catering Food Procurement

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The initial position, subject to engagement, is for a procurement vehicle that covers.

The ability of buyers to order food produce for fulfillment, consolidation, storage, processing and delivery.

The structure of this procurement vehicle will be determined as a result of the engagement process.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The intention of this PIN is to:

1) Inform that CCS are to consider an exercise to set up a contracting vehicle as described at Section II.1.4);

2) Gauge market interest in this procurement;

3) Identify suppliers who would like to participate in the engagement process, including webinars, surveys and meetings;

4)To participate in the engagement and to register for regular updates, please email

5) Information related to the project will be uploaded to the CCS RM6131 webpage: page currently under development.

Please note that the date of the OJEU is subject to change.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: