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The successful Supplier will be required to provide catering services for Ormiston Denes Academy. Ormiston Denes Academy is a secondary school with academy status located in the northern outskirts of Lowestoft, Suffolk. It has around ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Ormiston Denes Academy
Yarmouth Road
NR32 4AH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1276-673880
NUTS code: UKH1

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

Ormiston Denes Academy ~ 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 Ormiston Denes Academy.

Ormiston Denes Academy is a secondary school with academy status located in the northern outskirts of Lowestoft, Suffolk. It has around 900 students aged 11 to 16.

Part of the Ormiston Academies Trust, the school is situated on Yarmouth Road, the A12. It is also home to a sports training centre open to the public.

As the largest Academy in Lowestoft we are fortunate to be able to provide first-rate facilities across the curriculum. Our new arts centre, refurbished technology classrooms, 3g Astroturf pitches and extensive ICT infrastructure are a few examples. However, providing an excellent environment for learning is just one of the aspects ensuring that students are able to focus on the core purpose of being in school; their education.

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: 935 847.80 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH1
Main site or place of performance:

Ormiston Denes Academy, Lowestoft, Norfolk, United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

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

The duration of the contract being offered is three years commencing on 1.9.2017 and concluding on 31.8.2020, with the option of extending for a further 2 years.

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.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Food / Weighting: 17
Quality criterion - Name: Management / Weighting: 11
Quality criterion - Name: People / Weighting: 11
Quality criterion - Name: Service development / Weighting: 21
Quality criterion - Name: Contract compliance / Weighting: 5
Cost criterion - Name: Finance / Weighting: 36
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 061-114152
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


Ormiston Denes Academy ~ 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: 3
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 3
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)
Total value of the contract/lot: 935 847.80 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
Ormiston Denes Academy
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: