UK-Wolverhampton: School catering services.

UK-Wolverhampton: School catering services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
SHINE Academies
Collingwood Road, Bushbury, Wolverhampton, WV10 8DS, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1276673880, Email:
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKG39

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: SHINE Academies ~ 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 SHINE Academies comprises of five primary schools, one to be confirmed, the Trust is located in Wolverhampton and the schools are in the West Midlands catchment.

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

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 2,898,032.6


II.2) Description

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

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKG39 - Wolverhampton

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of the procurement: The SHINE Academies comprises of five primary schools, one to be confirmed, the Trust is located in Wolverhampton and the schools are in the West Midlands catchment. The schools are: -
•Busill Jones Primary School, Ashley Road, Bloxwich, WS3 2QF
•Lodge Farm Primary School, Furzebank Way, Willenhall, WV12 4BU
•Northwood Park Primary School, Collingwood Road, Wolverhampton, WV10 8DS
•Villiers Primary School, Proud’s Lane, Bilston, Wolverhampton, WV14 6PR
•TBC, In the final stages of joining the trust, further information to come.

Mission statement -

Please note that the kitchens at Busill Jones Primary School produce and supply the meals on a daily basis to another school outside the Trust, however, this will not continue a part of the new arrangement so there is no requirement to factor in additional costs.

All bidders will be required to put forward capital investment into the kitchens to maintain and repair the expected service levels within your tender, Villers Primary School a dishwasher, combi oven will require replacing, Northwood Park, fridge and freezer will require replacing, Lodge Farm Primary hot counter, dishwasher and combi oven need some attention, and finally Busill Jones Primary, dishwasher, oven and fridge need repairing.

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, SHINE Academies are looking for a successful contractor focused on a primary solution both in food execution, delivery and overall commitment to young people.

The duration of the contract being offered is three years commencing on 1st of September 2024 and concluding on 31st of August 2027, with the potential for an extension of up to a further two years on the same terms and conditions without the right to further extend.

Total income by school
School Annual Costs
Busill Jones Primary School £58,683
Lodge Farm Primary School £98,788
Northwood Park Primary School £126,881
Villiers Primary School, £145,319
TOTAL Contract Costs £429,671

The recharge of all UFSM’s and FSM’s is to be based on net food cost only 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 all schools during the course of this contract term demonstrating innovation, a passion for food and flair.

Within all schools the Trust 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 Trust 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 40-mile radius of the Trust}: details should be included within your submission. Providence of supply is important, and all ingredients should be of ‘prime quality’ The Trust also wises to achieve as a result of this tender process.

Please 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: 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: 2024/S 000-003466

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: 21/06/2024

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)
abm catering limited, 04168334
Eagle Court, Saltisford, Warwick, CV34 4AF, United Kingdom
NUTS Code: UKG13
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: 2,148,355
Total value of the contract/lot: 2,898,032.6
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
SHINE Academies
Collingwood Road, Bushbury, Wolverhampton, WV10 8DS, 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: 05/07/2024


I) Address of the other contracting authority on behalf of which the contracting authority is purchasing
1: Contracting Authority
Busill Jones Primary School
Ashley Road, Bloxwich, Walsall, WS3 2QF, United Kingdom
Main Address:

2: Contracting Authority
Lodge Farm Primary School
Furzebank Way, Willenhall, WV12 4BU, United Kingdom
Main Address:

3: Contracting Authority
Northwood Park Primary School
Collingwood Road, Wolverhampton, WV10 8DS, United Kingdom
Main Address:

4: Contracting Authority
Villiers Primary School
Proud’s Lane, Bilston, Wolverhampton, WV14 6PR, United Kingdom
Main Address: