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The successful Supplier will be required to provide catering services for EMLC Academy Trust. The Trust was incorporated in July 2012 for the purpose of establishing, maintaining, managing and developing academies and free schools as ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
EMLC Academy Trust
Bridge House, Bridge Street, Olney
Milton Keynes
MK46 4AB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1276-673880
NUTS code: UKJ12

Internet address(es):

Main address:

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

EMLC Academy Trust ~ Tender for Catering Services.

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

The successful Supplier will be required to provide catering services for EMLC Academy Trust.

The Trust was incorporated in July 2012 for the purpose of establishing, maintaining, managing and developing academies and free schools as world class centres of excellence.

EMLC Academy Trust's vision is that every child deserves to be the best they can be. As part of this vision, EMLC Academy Trust aims to develop centres of excellence for leadership and teaching and learning and where pupils are safe and engaged in their learning. The Trust is driven by the moral purpose of making a significant difference in areas where failure has been ingrained and ambitions stunted.

By 2019, EMLC Academy Trust aims to be sponsoring between 12-15 open academies.

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: 1 217 548.00 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ12
NUTS code: UKF2
Main site or place of performance:

Orchard Academy, Milton Keynes; Shepherswell Academy, Milton Keynes; Stimpson Avenue Academy, Northampton.

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The successful Supplier will be required to provide catering services to the following EMLC Academy Trust schools:

- Orchard Academy, Springfield Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK6 3HW.

- Shepherdswell Academy, Billingwell Place, Springfield, Milton Keynes, MK6 3NP.

- Stimpson Avenue Academy, Stimpson Avenue, Northampton, NN1 4LR.

The contract covers the scope for the provision of all catering and vending services within the Academies, which also includes all hospitality and free issue requirements.

The duration of the contract being offered is three years commencing on 1.8.2017 and concluding on 31.7.2020.

The contract being offered within this tender will be based on a guaranteed performance basis with all free issue requirements and hospitality being recharged on consumption at ‘net’ food cost only.

The contract value is estimated at 280 000 GBP p.a.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 88
Quality criterion - Name: Company approach / Weighting: 56
Quality criterion - Name: Contract compliance / Weighting: 60
Cost criterion - Name: Competitiveness / Weighting: 60
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: 2017/S 041-075019
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


EMLC Academy Trust ~ Tender for 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: 2
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Cater Link Limited
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKJ11
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: 840 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 1 217 548.00 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
EMLC Academy Trust
Milton Keynes
United Kingdom
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: