UK-Middlesbrough: School catering services.

UK-Middlesbrough: School catering services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Priory Wood School and Outwood Academy Ormesby
Tothill Ave, Middlesbrough, TS3 0RH, 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: Priory Wood School and Outwood Academy Ormesby ~ 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 Priory Wood School and Outwood Academy Ormesby

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

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 1,257,384.9


II.2) Description

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

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKE2 - North Yorkshire

Main site or place of performance:
North Yorkshire

II.2.4) Description of the procurement: The successful Supplier will be required to provide Catering services for Priory Wood School and Outwood Academy Ormesby, on their shared campus at: Tothill Avenue Middlesborough TS3 0RH The contract value is estimated at £2.85 million over the potential 5-year lifetime of the contract. The successful bidder will enter in to separate contracts with Priory Wood School and Outwood Academy Ormesby. Both schools have their own dining rooms and share a central kitchen. It is not the intention of the schools to award these contracts separately, but to complete a joint tender process awarding the two contracts to a single bidder. The contract commences on 1st January 2024 for an initial three year term, followed by two optional one year extensions. Priory Wood School is an all-age community special school in Middlesborough. The school provides a quality, inclusive education for pupils with severe learning difficulties and those with profound and multiple needs. There are 198 students at Priory Wood School. Outwood Academy Ormesby is a mixed secondary school, with 960 students ranging from 11 year olds to 16 year olds. NB. Priory Wood School and Outwood Academy are tendering their cleaning services at the same time as their cleaning services. Bidders are welcome to submit a bid for both services. Each service will be analysed and assessed separately, with a specific question contained in the catering submission on the benefits of awarding both services to one supplier.

II.2.5) Award criteria:

Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 10

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: Please be advised this is a Contract Award Notice. This contract has already been awarded.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: 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: 2023/S 000-016353

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: Yes

V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 15/09/2023

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
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: Not Provided

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

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

Contractor (No.1)
Cater Link Limited, 03732298
Earley West, 300 Thames Valley Park Drive, Reading, RG6 1PT, United Kingdom
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: 2,850,000
Total value of the contract/lot: 1,257,384.9
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. It will be the supplier's responsibility to obtain any necessary documents in order to submit a response by the closing date and time.
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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
Priory Wood School and Outwood Academy Ormesby
Middlesbrough, 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: 14/02/2024