Catering Services – Milton Keynes – Supplier Meeting 7 May 2020

Catering Services – Milton Keynes – Supplier Meeting 7 May 2020

Supply catering services to three primary schools. Supplier meeting Thursday, 7 May.

United Kingdom-Milton Keynes: School catering services

2020/S 075-178970

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Inspiring Futures Through Learning (IFtL)
National registration number: 07698904
Postal address: Fairfields Primary School, Apollo Avenue, Fairfields
Town: Milton Keynes
NUTS code: UKJ12
Postal code: MK11 4BA
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Bill Campbell — Senior Consultant — Catering Consultancy Bureau
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local agency/office

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Inspiring Futures Through Learning (IFtL)

Reference number: IFTLCat001

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Inspiring Futures Through Learning (Multi Academy Trust) is seeking to engage a suitably qualified partner to supply catering services to three of its schools in Milton Keynes:

• Fairfields Primary School,

• Whitehouse Primary School,

• Two Mile Ash Junior School.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 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: UKJ12
Main site or place of performance:

Inspiring Futures through Learning (IFtL) is a Multi Academy Trust based in the Milton Keynes area and requires catering services for three of its schools.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Expressions of interest are invited for the supply of catering services to Two Mile Ash Primary Junior School, Whitehouse Primary, Fairfields Primary WHi the above schools, companies will be expected to demonstrate their suitability by demonstrating experience in supplying similar services to other educational locations. Two contracts will start in Nov 2020 with the remaining school commencing April 2021. All three schools have their own fully fitted preparation and cooking facilities although until the start of the agreement, the kitchens at Fairfields and Whitehouse have not been used as the previous numbers on roll at these schools have not been sufficient to sustain a service. Two Mile Ash has provided meals on an exported basis to both schools in addition to other schools in the area and these will be included within this process. A supplier meeting will be held on Thursday 7 May 2020, this will either be held at Fairfield Primary School or by video link, dependant on the travel and meeting restrictions due to the current Covid-19 pandemic. In the first instance, interested companies are required to email; Bill Campbell — Senior Consultant, Catering Consultancy Bureau 07516 044132 Meeting locations, dates and times may change in line with current considerations to the Covid-19 Pandemic.

II.2.14)Additional information

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:


Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: