Grosvenor Associates - Tender evaluations

Grosvenor Associates - Tender evaluations

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New Tender Opportunity

Stanley Park High is a very successful mixed community school for students of all abilities between the ages of 11 and 19 years in Carshalton. The school has 1,200 pupils and has excellent facilities as well as a strong Community presence. We intend to offer our catering service in open tender for a new contract starting in September 2016.

The school invites creative and innovative proposals to further develop our food and service offers and at the same time provide new educational opportunities to engage with pupils and help them learn new life skills. It is also looking to provide services to those who use the sporting and leisure facilities in the building during evenings, weekends and holidays.

Suitably qualified catering companies are invited to submit proposals. To express an interest in this tender and get a copy of the timetable and Invitation to Tender Contact Stephen Grosvenor ( 07885 217077)


New Tender Opportunity

Sheringdale Primary is an outstanding local community school in Wandsworth with 230 primary school pupils and 25 nursery age children.

The school is looking to appoint a catering partner who will develop and maintain the high standards of food and service that we currently enjoy. The current service is provided by an in-house team.

This is an open tender and bids will be accepted from all companies interested in providing a catering service to the school. Please note that the timescales are very tight and caterers must satisfy themselves of their ability to mobilise this contract at very short notice.

Interested caterers should contact Stephen Grosvenor of Grosvenor Associates for school visit details and a copy of the ITT.

ITT submission date 7th March 2016

07885 217077

Somerset College - Tender for catering services

Somerset College offers an extensive range of further and higher education courses as well as skills training in a friendly and welcoming environment. The college intends to invite suitably qualified catering companies to bid for the supply of catering services to our student restaurant, coffee/snack bar, vending service and Conference centre. The approximate annual sales value of this business is £330k.

The contract will start on 1st August 2015 and is based at our campus at Wellington Road, Taunton, Somerset TA1 5AX. The contract will run for 3 years with the option to extend for up to a further 2 years by mutual agreement.

Our selection criteria will be based on the most economically advantageous tender, looking to balance quality and technical experience with price. Our aim is to form a strong partnership with our future caterers that will help to deliver a great catering service, develop learning opportunities and provide mutually beneficial commercial outcomes.

A short-list will be compiled from expressions of interest and will be based on:

  • The applicants experience in the college and further education sector
  • The turnover, credit worthiness, size and infrastructure of the applicant's business
  • 2 References from similar clients

Interested parties should submit a brief document outlining the above. Expressions of interest should be made to Stephen Grosvenor ( by March 23rd. Requests made after this date will not be considered.

Invitations to tender will then be issued to a minimum of 5 shortlisted applicants.

Competitive tender or re-tender support services

  • Tender management - P.Q.Q, specification and requirements documents, invitations to tender, evaluation - contractor short-listing
  • Competitive tender evaluation and management
  • Advice and support for outsourcing contract catering services
  • Contract monitoring services - contract performance evaluations

We can help you negotiate with a contractor, produce a specification to form the basis of a re-tender process for a new catering contract or provide an improvement plan to get you back on track.

Here's what a previous client had to say -

"I liked working with Grosvenor Associates. They were direct and straight talking - I always knew where I was with them."
University Caterer, England

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