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About the Trust The Howard Academy Trust started in autumn 2015 and continues to grow. As a Trust, they currently comprise of Medway secondary and primary schools. The Regional Schools Commissioner has given approval for The Howard ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The Howard Academy Trust
Derwent Way
United Kingdom
Contact person: Owen McColgan
Telephone: +44 1634265770
NUTS code: UKJ4

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

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

The Howard Academy Trust Catering Service Tender.

Reference number: RM&C/2017/50
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

About the Trust

The Howard Academy Trust started in autumn 2015 and continues to grow. As a Trust, they currently comprise of Medway secondary and primary schools. The Regional Schools Commissioner has given approval for The Howard Academy Trust to expand within the local area.

Schools in Tender

Deanwood Primary School, Long Catlis Road, Parkwood, Rainham, ME8 9TX

Temple Mill Primary School, Cliffe Road, Strood, Rochester, ME2 3NL.

Meirs Court Primary School, Silverspot Close, Rainham, ME8 8JR

Thames View Primary School, Bloors Lane, Rainham, ME8 7DX.

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: 1 595 070.00 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ41
Main site or place of performance:

School Name Contractor

Deanwood Primary School, Chartwells;

Temple Mill Primary School, Chartwells;

Meirs Court Primary School, Chartwells;

Thames View Primary School, Chartwells.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Meal Price


Children 1.79;

Adults on Duty 1.00;

Adult Paid 2.00.

The Trust proposes that the current meal price will incrementally increase throughout the contract. In Year 1 the price will be 1.90 (6 %), year 2 on 1.95 and year 3 on 2.00.

Contract Objectives

Full contract objectives will be set out in the final specification but the following are set out as some basic initial requirements.

Fixed price agreement(s) with profit share.

Cash collection and/or banking by contractor (this is currently the case in most of the schools).

Debt collection by Contractor (aided by School).

Capital Investment.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Tender compliance / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: References / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: Presentation / Weighting: 20
Cost criterion - Name: Tender price / Weighting: 25
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 018-029648
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

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 from SMEs: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Nourish Contract Catering
Unit 27, Metro Business Centre, Kangley Bridge Road
SE26 5BW
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKJ4
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 1 595 070.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

(MT Ref: 201189).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
RM&C Consultants Limited
Suite 3, Corner House Offices, High Street
TN17 3HE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1580715531


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: