UK-Burton upon Trent: School catering services.

UK-Burton upon Trent: School catering services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
The de Ferrers Trust
Trent Campus, St Mary's Drive, Burton upon Trent, DE13 0LL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1276673880, Email:
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKG24

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: The de Ferrers Trust ~ 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 the seven schools within The de Ferrers Trust.

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

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 10,324,594


II.2) Description

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

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKG24 - Staffordshire CC

Main site or place of performance:
Staffordshire CC

II.2.4) Description of the procurement: The trust believes that all children and young people in their care should have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background.
The de Ferrers Trust comprises of the following schools: -
The de Ferrers Academy
The de Ferrers Academy is a very large, co-educational split-site secondary school with a separate Sixth Form campus. This means it has students from ages 11 to 18. The school is based in Burton upon Trent with approximately 2,400 students on roll split over its three campuses.
The school was one of the first schools in Staffordshire to provide all their students from years –7 to 11 with their own iPad for use in lessons and at home, via a parental contributions scheme.
The school was recently judged as good by Ofsted in December 2023.

Horninglow Primary
Horninglow is an all through primary school for pupils aged between 3 and 11 years in Burton upon Trent. Children enjoy an excellent start in the Early Years setting and benefit from committed and passionate staff throughout the school.
The school was judged as good by Ofsted in May 2019 and has approximately 210 pupils on roll.

Lansdowne Infant
Lansdowne is an infant school providing education for pupils aged 3 to 7 years in Burton upon Trent. The school officially opened in 1991, which coincided with the opening of Eton Park Junior.
Lansdowne is a successful academy. They pride themselves on their commitment to providing all pupils with a quality education which develops the whole child. The school is a happy, stimulating environment with a nurturing ethos.
The school was judged as good by Ofsted in May 2019 and has approximately 154 pupils on roll.

Eton Park Junior
Eton Park is a purpose-built junior school for students between the ages of 7 and 11 years located in Burton upon Trent. They have a very generous site which includes playing fields, a hard surface playground, a trim trail, ICT lecture theatre, gardens, and a nature conservation area.
At Eton Park, staff are determined that no child is left behind. Each individual is given the support and guidance to enable them to develop the skills and acquire the knowledge that will prepare them for the next stage of their school career.
The school was judged as good by Ofsted in March 2023 and has approximately 210 pupils on roll.

The Pingle Academy
The Pingle Academy is a co-educational, comprehensive secondary school with a Sixth Form provision. This means it has students aged from 11 to 18 years. It is situated on a large secure site at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac in Swadlincote.
Students benefit from a wide range of specialist facilities, including a floodlit 3G astro-turf area and a newly refurbished swimming pool. The school also has a separate Learning Support Base and Autism Resource Centre as well as a purpose built Sixth Form Centre.
Staff are dedicated to ensuring that every learner’s potential is fulfilled in a happy and caring environment. They are truly inclusive and aim to remove barriers to learning and achievement in and out of the classroom. The school enjoys an excellent local reputation.
The school was judged as good by Ofsted in November 2021 and has approximately 1,450 pupils on roll.

Granville Academy
Granville Academy is a small secondary school catering for students aged between 11 and 16 years in Woodville, Swadlincote.
Granville is committed to providing academic excellence within a caring and inclusive environment.
Alongside a drive for sustained academic improvement is the view that every student matters. Granville has the highest expectations for its students in all aspects of academy life and believe in developing them in each area: academic, social, moral, and cultural.

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: 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: 2024/S 000-001422

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: 18/06/2024

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 6
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, Whittington Hall, Whittington, 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: 5,280,000
Total value of the contract/lot: 10,324,594
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
The de Ferrers Trust
Trent Campus, St Mary's Drive, Burton upon Trent, DE13 0LL, 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
The de Ferrers Academy
Dove Campus, Harehedge Lane, Burton upon Trent, DE13 0AS, United Kingdom
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKG24

2: Contracting Authority
Horninglow Primary
Horninglow Road North, Burton upon Trent, DE13 0SW, United Kingdom
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKG24

3: Contracting Authority
Lansdowne Infant
Goodman Street, Burton-on-Trent, DE14 2RE, United Kingdom
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKG24

4: Contracting Authority
Eton Park Junior
Masefield Crescent, Burton upon Trent, DE14 2SG, United Kingdom
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKG24

5: Contracting Authority
The Pingle Academy
Coronation Street, Swadlincote, DE11 0QA, United Kingdom
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKG24

6: Contracting Authority
Granville Academy
Burton Road, Woodville, Swadlincote, DE11 7JR, United Kingdom
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKG24

7: Contracting Authority
Richard Wakefield CE Primary Academy
Burton Street, Tutbury, DE13 9NR, United Kingdom
Main Address:
NUTS Code: UKG24