UK-Evesham: School catering services.

UK-Evesham: School catering services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Bredon Hill Academy
Elmley Rd, Ashton under Hill, Evesham, WR11 7SW, 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: Bredon Hill Academy ~ 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: Bredon Hill Academy, is a middle school in Worcestershire in the village, of Ashton Under Hill, 4 miles from Evesham.

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

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 135,736.91


II.2) Description

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

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKG1 - Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire

Main site or place of performance:
Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire

II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Bredon Hill Academy, is a middle school in Worcestershire in the village, of Ashton Under Hill, 4 miles from Evesham. Bredon Hill Academy takes pride in its strong sense of community and collaboration. At Bredon Hill, we aim to provide our pupils with an education which offers a rich and ambitious curriculum combined with a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities. Our positive working ethos is embedded into all that we do, supporting our pupils to be inquisitive, creative and confident learners. We value each of our pupils, nurturing and encouraging them to reach their potential. We value learning as a lifelong experience. We believe in challenging pupils in every activity that they undertake and that they perform best when they are educated in a safe environment. Our staff care about our pupils and take time to listen to their views. The school has an ethos of personal achievement, responsibility and leadership combined with mutual respect for all members of our community. We celebrate the many talents and skills that each and every pupil brings to our school. We provide all pupils with opportunities to develop their individual character and believe that a strong and supportive partnership with parents is crucial to pupils’ happiness and success. This is achieved through regular communication about progress and an excellent pastoral care system. The academic standards of the school are high and superb extra-curricular opportunities complement learning during the school day. Our community prides itself on high standards of behaviour. BHA is a delightful place to teach and has dedicated, well qualified specialist staff and ambitious, talented and hardworking pupils educated to meet the challenges they will face in an ever-changing world. We are an open and welcoming school with an enormous amount to offer, not least our enviable rural location The contract covers the scope for the provision of all catering services within the school, which also includes all hospitality and free issue requirements. The contract awarded will be on a guaranteed performance basis The duration of the contract being offered is three years commencing on 1 April 2024 and concluding on 31 March 2027, with the potential for an extension of up to a further two one year periods, on the same terms and conditions without the right to further extend. The recharge of all FSM’s is to be based on the agreed costs and charged monthly in arrears based on uptake numbers. The Client wishes for the successful contractor to be able to offer a consistently high standard of food across the school during the course of this contract term demonstrating innovation, a passion for food and flair The school the wishes to offer good wholesome healthy eating options within the menus which should be based on the use of fresh ingredients and bakery products sourced through a local supply chain. Working with the local community is something that the school strives to do at all times and to this end we would like to ensure that all your fresh produce is sourced from local suppliers (within a 30-mile radius of the school): details should be included within your submission. Providence of supply is important and all ingredients should be of ‘prime quality’ The School also wishes to achieve as a result of this tender process; 1.Experienced and insightful contract management to promote good levels of communication and engagement with the school. 2.Well-trained catering teams at each school, with a focus by the successful contractor on both craft training and customer service. 3.The provision of a healthy balanced menu that meets nutritional guidelines and is enjoyed by our students. 4.Innovation and flexibility, with the ability to introduce within the menu current “food trends” and recommend new service initiatives to keep school meals exciting. See SQ document for more information

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

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: 2023/S 000-020654

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: 15/01/2024

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: 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)
Aspens Services Ltd, 06561073
Ground Floor, Teme House, Teme House, Whittington Hall, Whittington, WR5 2RY, 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: 585,000
Total value of the contract/lot: 135,736.91
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. 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. The contracting authority will not be liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in tendering for this contract opportunity.
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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
Bredon Hill Academy
Evesham, 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: 23/04/2024