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School catering services

  Sevenoaks United Kingdom — Sevenoaks Primary School
Published May 19, 2016
Notice type
Award notice
Buyer category
School catering services

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Fact Sheet

United Kingdom-Sevenoaks: School catering services

2016/S 095-170280

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Sevenoaks Primary School
Bradbourne Park Road
TN13 3LB
Contact person: The Litmus Partnership Ltd
Telephone: +44 1276673880
E-mail: pqq@litmuspartnership.co.uk
NUTS code: UKJ42

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.sevenoaks.kent.sch.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Sevenoaks Primary School — Catering Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The successful tenderer will be required to provide catering services at Sevenoaks Primary School.

The new contract will commence on 1.4.2016, for a 3 year term with the option of a 2 year extension.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 278 838.00 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ42
Main site or place of performance:

Sevenoaks Primary School, Sevenoaks, Kent, United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The School currently has 537 pupils on roll but is moving from 2 form to 3 form entry and this figure will rise to 630 by September 2019. Year groups range from Reception to Year 6 and the current uptake of School lunches is circa 83 % of the School roll.

The School operates a very flexible lunch service and the children can either opt to have a school meal every day, on specific days each week, or on an ad hoc basis (taking meals as and when they choose) or bring a packed lunch. There are 4 different school meal choices each day.

The chosen company will have as a minimum The Soil Association Food for Life Silver Catering Award.

SPS has a well-equipped but old production kitchen although the school is part of the Priority School Building Programme and a new school will be opened on the site by September 2017. The school does not require any financial investment in the kitchen but would be looking for support with the design and implementation of the new kitchen.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 44
Quality criterion - Name: Company approach / Weighting: 16
Quality criterion - Name: Contract compliance / Weighting: 8
Cost criterion - Name: Competitiveness / Weighting: 32
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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 OJ S: 2015/S 192-348216
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract


Sevenoaks Primary School — Catering Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 5
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 5
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Accent Catering Services Ltd
NUTS code: UKI23
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 278 838.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Sevenoaks Primary School
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

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