UK-Shropshire: School catering services.

UK-Shropshire: School catering services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Idsall School, 08976748
Coppice Green Lane, Shifnal, Shropshire, TF11 8PD, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1276673880, Email:
Main Address:

I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity:

Section II: Object Of The Contract

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: Idsall School ~ Catering Tender
Reference number: Not Provided

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
55524000 - School catering services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

II.1.4) Short description: The successful Supplier will be required to provide catering services for Idsall School.

The tender project is seeking to appoint a Contractor whose initiative and innovation will be welcomed for the provision of service within the existing facilities for the teaching and support staff and students on roll, all of whom have a focus on the introduction of exciting new food concepts to satisfy a wide range of tastes and dietary requirements. The School would wish the successful contractor to review the current range of services offered and make recommendations accordingly.

II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 857,415


II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
Not Provided

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKG2 - Shropshire and Staffordshire

Main site or place of performance:
Shropshire and Staffordshire

II.2.4) Description of the procurement: The successful Supplier will be required to provide catering services for Idsall School.

Idsall School is a thriving and highly successful school that believes every student can reach their potential. By setting the highest of standards, each and every student is valued and are always at the very centre of what the School do. By recognising their unique needs and aspirations, providing equal opportunities and a safe caring environment, all students are able to flourish and achieve their best in everything they do.

Idsall Schools unrivalled pastoral care and guidance supports their fine reputation for outstanding behaviour, courtesy and respect which is always commented on by visitors to the school and the local community. The School have genuinely inspiring teachers and a team of support staff, an innovative approach to teaching and learning, a broad and balanced curriculum and a flourishing extra curriculum programme. In addition, the School offer a wide range of opportunities for students to gain and develop the skills necessary for the rapidly changing world of work they are destined to encounter.

Students can take a wide range of subjects at both A Level and GCSE, as well as a suite of vocational qualifications which are well supported by the busy and successful extra-curricular activities and extended opportunities. Offering a wide range of activities and challenges, the School create friendships and pastimes which give students such fulfilment and memories through their lives, reflecting positively on the school motto.
Idsall School have been externally recognised and validated as a high performing school over several years and many inspections, which clearly reflects the high standards of education, care and support offered. This is clearly an exciting place to learn, work and grow – and the School are continuing to build on their many strengths to ensure outstanding examination results over the seven years, as well as the many other skills that will help each and every student to become outstanding citizens and highly successful in life.

The contract being tendered is for three years in duration and will operate as a Guaranteed Performance Contract, with the successful Contractor offering the School a guaranteed return per annum for the provision of catering services. Sovereignty of the cash tariff is to remain with the School for the duration of this contract.

Further information can be found within the SQ Document.

II.2.5) Award criteria:
Not Provided

II.2.11) Information about options
Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

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Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Restricted

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No
A dynamic purchasing system was set up: No

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: No

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

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
Not Provided

IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

Contract No: 539051
Lot Number: Not Provided
Title: Not Provided

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 12/05/2021

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 7
Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 7

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

Contractor (No.1)
Mellors Catering Services, 07717083
White Moss Business Park, Skelmersdale, Moss Lane View, West Lancashire, WN8 9TN, United Kingdom
NUTS Code: UKD47
The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: Not Provided
Total value of the contract/lot: 839,165
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
Idsall School
Shropshire, TF11 8PD, United Kingdom

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Not Provided

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 24/06/2021