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The Primary First Trust is a dedicated team of primary based school improvement professionals. The fabric of their organisation is a profound understanding of primary schools and an individual understanding of their contextual needs. ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The Primary First Trust
The White House, Clifton Marine Parade
Gravesend
DA11 0DY
United Kingdom
Contact person: Richard Cox
Telephone: +44 1474565903
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKJ41

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.theprimaryfirsttrust.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA9341

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

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

The Primary First Trust Catering Service Tender.

Reference number: RM&C/Catering/2017/457
II.1.2)Main CPV code
15894210
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Primary First Trust is a dedicated team of primary based school improvement professionals.

The fabric of their organisation is a profound understanding of primary schools and an individual understanding of their contextual needs.

The Primary First Trust is a growing group of self- supporting primary schools ranging from Outstanding to Special Measures. All schools within the Trust are committed to improving the life chances of every child with whom they work. When schools join The Primary First Trust they work with the Trust to achieve their aims in a mutually supportive framework.

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: 2 900 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
55524000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Current Children Meal Prices

These currently range from 1.79 to 2.25.

More details will be included in the final specification but the Trust is looking to ‘harmonise’ meal prices across all schools during the contract tenure

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)Description
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: 2016/S 238-433561
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:
03/07/2017
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
Pabulum Ltd
Flagship House, Reading Road North
Fleet
GU51 4WP
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKJ
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:

Schools in tender process:

Barnehurst Infant School, Barnehurst Close, Northumberland Heath, Erith, DA8 3NL,

Barnehurst Junior School, Barnehurst Close, Northumberland Heath, Erith, DA8 3NL

Cuxton Infant School, Bush Road, Cuxton, Rochester, ME2 1EY,

Cuxton Junior School, Bush Road, Cuxton, Rochester, ME2 1EZ,

Lessness Heath Primary School, Erith Road, Belvedere, Kent, DA17 6HB,

Mayplace Primary School, Woodside Road, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA7 6EQ,

Wayfield Primary School, Wayfield Road, Chatham, ME5 0HH.

(MT Ref:201165).

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

Internet address:www.rmandcconsultants.co.uk

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:
11/08/2017