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Walton High opened in September 1999 with 120 Year 8 students on its Walnut Tree campus. Since then it has grown year-on-year to become one of Milton Keynes' most successful and popular schools. From its very beginning the school's educational ethos ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Walton High
Fyfield Barrow
Milton Keynes
United Kingdom
Contact person: Sheila Bushnell
Telephone: +44 1908677954
NUTS code: UKJ12

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

Walton High Catering Service Tender.

Reference number: RM&C2017/Cat/396
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Walton High opened in September 1999 with 120 Year 8 students on its Walnut Tree campus. Since then it has grown year-on-year to become one of Milton Keynes' most successful and popular schools. From its very beginning the school's educational ethos has been rooted in the belief that an excellent education ignites a lifelong desire for learning; that it not only provides a young person with the skills and attributes needed to make a living and contribute positively to society, but also enables them to live happy and fulfilled lives.

In September 2016 the school entered the next phase of its development with the opening of its Brooklands Campus. By 2022 both campuses will have approximately 1500 students on roll, including Post-16.

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: 2 800 000.00 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ12
Main site or place of performance:

Walton High.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Student Roll by site:

Year 7 385 141 of these are at the Brooklands Campus;

Year 8 269 64 of these are at the Brooklands Campus;

Year 9 285 44 of these are at the Brooklands Campus;

Year 10 234;

Year 11 247;

Year 12 163;

Year 13 138.

Total 1 721 = Walnut Tree total 1 508 Brooklands total 213.

In September 2017, there will be an additional number of at least 150 extra Year 7 students at the Brooklands Campus.

The catering service is currently managed in-house..

The price for a current meal deal (main meal plus a dessert) is 3.00 for students (3.60 for adults).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Tender Compliance / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: References / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Service Delivery / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: Presentation / Weighting: 25
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
Accelerated procedure

Walton High is looking to appoint a contractor by 9.6.2017 and can only do so by a shortened lead in for SQ returns.

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 056-103751
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
Cucina Restaurants Limited
Spectrum House, Dunstable Road
St Albans
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 2 900 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

(MT Ref:201167).

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: