UK-Leicester: School catering services.

UK-Leicester: School catering services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Crown Hills Community College
Gwendolen Road, Leicester, LE5 5FT, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1276673880, Email:
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKF21

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: Crown Hills Community College ~ 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: Crown Hills Community College is a secondary School in Leicester, with more than 1200 pupils and more than 200 staff members.

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

II.2) Description

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

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKF21 - Leicester

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Crown Hills Community College mission is very simple: they want every student to be the best they can be, thrive in the best possible career and contribute positively to society. The College have three key values that drive this mission. The three values are: aspiration, commitment and success – these are demonstrated throughout the College on a daily basis as the College’s governors, staff and students, live their everyday lives by them. This is a College where each child will fulfil their true potential and emerge as confident and articulate citizens, proud of who they are and ready to contribute globally. The College ask students to look beyond their current locality and treat the world as their back garden. Every child has a special and natural talent that is unique to them and the College will support and nurture that talent, so that the students become the best that they can be. The contract being tendered is for three years in duration from April 2022 until 31 March 2025, with the option to extend the contract term for a further term of up to two years and will operate as a Guaranteed Performance Contract, with the successful Contractor offering the College a guaranteed cost per annum for the provision of catering services. Sovereignty of the cash tariff is to remain with the College for the duration of this contract. Catering Income 2018/2019 Income Pupil paid meals ~ £185,369.97 FSM & Hospitality ~ £ 84,374.96 Total~ £269,744.93 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 including those with specific dietary requirements. The College would wish the successful contractor to review the current range of services offered and make recommendations accordingly. The contract offered covers the scope for the provision of all catering services within College, which currently includes breakfast, morning break, lunch and all hospitality and free issue requirements. Free Student meals and hospitality will be charged based on consumption and at net food cost. The College expects the successful contractor to enable the continued development of catering through the provision of an innovative and healthy food service, with fresh, seasonal, locally sourced ingredients being prepared on-site. The College also expects the successful tenderer to evidence, through their bid, how they shall support and complement its values and support the principles of Keeping Children Safe in Education. Crown Hills Community College believes that the quality of catering provision is intrinsically linked to a successful learning environment. Due to the recent establishment that capital depreciation constitutes an embedded finance lease, inward capital investment is not a requirement of this tender. Finance leases are strictly prohibited by the Academies Handbook and thus entering into such an agreement would mean that Schools are in breach of their funding agreements. It is appreciated that a level of investment may be identified as a requirement of your bid and therefore bidders are encouraged to provide details of such requirements by providing detailed information of the equipment necessary within their tender response, to include the equipment make, model and cost and also a justification of how this equipment will assist in fulfilling the proposal and potential of the service. See the SQ Document for more details.

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: 2021/S 000-025612

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: Not Provided
Lot Number: Not Provided
Title: Not Provided

A contract/lot is awarded: No

V.1) Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure):
Notice reference (year and document number): 2021 - 025612

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. It will be the supplier's responsibility to obtain any necessary documents in order to submit a response by the closing date and time. The contracting authority reserves the right not to award any or part of the contract which is the subject of this contract notice and reserves the right to terminate the procurement process at any time.
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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
Crown Hills Community College
Gwendolen Road, Leicester, LE5 5FT, 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: 17/02/2023