Canal & River Trust (Limited by Guarantee) invites expressions of interest for the provision of a Quality Mobile Catering Service for Trevor Basin and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
Trevor Basin and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct are parts of an 11 mile World Heritage site along the Llangollen Canal. The stunning Telford designed Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is world famous. The site has a small Visitor Centre with many attractions nearby for those who come. There are boat trips across the Aqueduct, boats for day or longer hire, opportunities to explore the tunnels and towpaths or to visit the near-by National Trust properties, Mill or Country Park. As a World Heritage site, visitor numbers have increased from 2009 to 2014, and now are in excess of 200,000 each year.
Canal & River Trust have ambitious plans for Trevor Basin and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. These focus strongly on the visitor experience. To introduce these plans our client is seeking a skilled and experienced catering service provider to open a quality mobile Catering Operation at Trevor Basin. A contract period of 6 to 18 months will be offered to start with, with the possibility of working with Canal & River Trust for a longer term as they develop the site.
The successful contractor must provide a high quality daily catering service for the Trevor Basin and the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct. To be considered, ontractors will need to demonstrate clearly that they have the necessary acumen, technical skills and experience of managing every aspect of a successful Catering Operation. All contractors wishing to express an interest will need to contact Radford Chancellor LTD for an application questionnaire. Expressions of interest will only be deemed received when accompanied by a completed application questionnaire.
The contract is expected to commence in the spring of 2015 and will be for a period of 6 to 18 months with an option, at the discretion of the Trust to extend.
This contract procurement will be advertised on a number of portals / media platforms and does not fall into the procurement regulations for Public Contracts Regulations.
Organisations wishing to express an interest should contact Mr Radford Chancellor FCSI (Catering Consultant) on 0844 500 8350 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application questionnaire.
Closing date for expressions of interest and return of the completed application questionnaire: 1pm on 13th April 2015.