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|West Park School ~ Catering services tender
|Contract Award Notice
|The Litmus Partnership
|Nature of contract:
|The successful Supplier will be required to provide catering services for West Park School.
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Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
West Park School
West Road, Spondon, Derby, Derbyshire, DE21 7BT, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1276673880, Email: email@example.com
Main Address: https://www.westpark.derby.sch.uk/
NUTS Code: UKF1
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: West Park School ~ Catering services 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 West Park School.
II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No
II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
II.2.3) Place of performance
UKF1 - Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire
Main site or place of performance:
Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire
II.2.4) Description of the procurement: The successful Supplier will be required to provide catering services for West Park School.
The percentage of our pupils known to be eligible for free school meals is: 13.68% of the total number on roll of1454 pupils.
The catering contract being offered will commence on 1 August 2022 for an initial period of three years, concluding on 31 July 2025, and will be offered on a guaranteed performance basis, with a service on each of the 190 full academic days and by agreement for the 5 inset days.
West Park School catering aims:
•To ensure that the whole school community understands the importance of a nutritionally balanced diet in promoting health and wellbeing.
•To offer pupils and staff a range of value for money options, suitable for all customer’s budgets to maximise uptake of the catering service.
•To stimulate pupil interest in the service through promotions, variety, new foods and links between to the curriculum.
The School has had the same catering contractor for a significant number of years and this is the first time the contract has been placed at competitive tender for over 5 years.
Annual catering revenue for the year ending 31 July 2019 was £347,546. (Last full year trading pre-Covid) The successful contractor is expected to have a local operational presence, as specialist caterers in the Secondary School sector.
The contract covers the scope for the provision of catering services within the School, which currently includes breakfast, morning break, lunch, all hospitality and free issue requirements. Free school meals and hospitality will be charged at cost price, based on consumption.
The School expects the successful contractor to enable the continued development of catering through the provision of an innovative, healthy food service, prepared on-site.
See SQ Document for further details.
The School intends to focus heavily on healthy, fresh, seasonal, locally sourced produce and sees the catering service as an exciting opportunity to complement the overall student experience, through the regular introduction of new ingredients, themed and promotional events. The successful contractor will be required to play their part in acting as a catalyst for improvement of the pupil experience.
The successful contractor will work closely with the School to manage the provision of catering and the overall ‘meal experience’.
II.2.5) Award criteria:
II.2.11) Information about options
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.1.1)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 000-017509
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: 27/04/2022
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
Aspens Services Ltd, 06561073
Ground Floor, Teme House, Whittington Hall, Whittington Road, 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: Not Provided
Total value of the contract/lot: 1,275,316
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.
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VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
West Park School
Derbyshire, 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
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 23/09/2022