UK-Wakefield: School catering services.

UK-Wakefield: School catering services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Snapethorpe Primary School
St George's Road, Wakefield, WF2 8AA, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1276673880, Email:
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKE45

I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: Yes
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: Snapethorpe Primary School & Lawefield Primary 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 Snapethorpe and Lawefield Primary Schools.

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

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 1,214,720


II.2) Description

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

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKE45 - Wakefield

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of the procurement: The successful Supplier will be required to provide catering services for Snapethorpe and Lawefield primary schools.
Snapethorpe Primary School, St George's Road, Lupset, Wakefield, WF2 8AA
Lawefield Primary School, Lawefield Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF2 8ST

Contract value = £242,944 per annum. £1,214,720 over the 5 year term of the contract (Initial 3 year plus two 1 year optional extensions)

Snapethorpe Primary School and Lawefield Primary School have combined to tender their catering services. The two schools remain independent of each other but intend to award their catering contract to a single organisation for both schools for an initial 3 year period with two 1 year optional extensions. The schools have a combined vision of good food that supports learning, and a successful provider that encourages uptake of school meals. Both schools are Wakefield Local Authority primary schools.

Both Schools currently outsource their catering provision, with Snapethorpe Primary current contract ending 31st August 2022, and Lawefield Primary contract ending 31st August 2023.

Snapethorpe Primary School has 604 pupils with a capacity of 669 FTE pupils ranging from reception through Key stage 1 to Key Stage 2, a nursery class. There are 251 pupils entitled to UIFSM of which 100 are eligible for FSM. In KS2 180 pupils are eligible for FSM They have 107 staff. The school website can be accessed here

Lawefield Primary School has 396 pupils with a capacity for 420 pupils, ranging from Key Stage 1 to key Stage 2, a nursery and reception class. There are 130 pupils eligible for free school meals and 117 pupils eligible for universal free school meals. They have 61 staff. The school website can be accessed here

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

II.2.14) Additional information: Not Provided

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
Notice number in the OJEU: 2022/S 000-001999

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: 001999
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: 17/06/2022

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
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: 4

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

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

Contractor (No.1)
Aspens Services Limited, 06561073
Ground Floor, Teme House, Whittington Road, Whittington, Worcester, WR5 2RY, United Kingdom
NUTS Code: UKG12
The contractor is an SME: No

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: 920,854.99
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
Snapethorpe Primary School
St George's Road, Lupset, Wakefield, WF2 8AA, 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: 02/08/2022


I) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
1: Contracting Authority
Lawefield Primary School
Lawefield Lane, Wakefield, WF2 8ST, United Kingdom
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKE45