Catering Services Contract for Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust

Catering Services Contract for Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust

Initially 7 of the 22 ODST schools are tendering for provision of catering services.

United Kingdom-Oxford: School catering services

2017/S 016-025926

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust
Church House, Langford Locks, Kidlington
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jon Rook
Telephone: +44 7590529300
NUTS code: UKJ14
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Panache South
175 Holdenhurst Road
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jon Rook
Telephone: +44 7590529300
NUTS code: UKK21
Internet address(es):Main address:

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Panache South
175 Holdenhurst Road
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jon Rook
Telephone: +44 7590529300
NUTS code: UKK21
Internet address(es):Main address:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: schools trust

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Catering Services Contract for Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust.

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The Oxford Diocesan Schools Trust (ODST) is multi-academy trust which was set up to provide a vehicle for schools in the Oxford Diocese to come together. The Trust consists of 22 schools, primary and secondary, within the Oxford diocese area.

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Initially 7 of the 22 ODST schools are tendering for provision of catering services, with the opportunity for additional schools to be added to the contract in future without need for further tendering. The 7 schools fall within a radius of 31 miles between Oxford and Windsor. These schools serve approximately 1 736 pupils. Catering services are required during term time, to be provided by one caterer at all sites.

Expressions of interest are being sought from companies experienced in education sites and who have a proven track record in this field. The contract is for five years with possibilities for two extensions of 1 year each.

Approximate value of the contract is around 1 810 259 GBP.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 810 259.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ1
Main site or place of performance:

St. Luke’s SL6 7EG.

Burchetts Green Infant SL6 6QZ.

St. Mary’s Primary SL3 9EJ.

St. Peter’s Middle School SL4 2QY.

Wheatley Primary OX33 1NN.

Holyport Primary SL6 2LP.

South Moreton Primary OX11 9AG.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Catering Services contract for ODST schools; St Luke’s C of E School, Burchetts Green C of E Infant School, Datchet St Mary’s Primary Academy, St Peter’s C of E Middle School, Wheatley C of E Primary School, Holyport C of E Primary School, South Moreton Primary School.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Options for 2×1 year extensions beyond the initial 5 years.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

Catering contract for 7 school sites in Berkshire and Oxfordshire.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

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.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 17/02/2017
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 24/02/2017

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

For further information, please contact Jon Rook at Panache South via

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at

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VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Panache South Ltd
175 Holdenhurst Road
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7590529300
E-mail: address:
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:



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