School Catering Contract Islington

School Catering Contract Islington

School Catering Services – The New North Academy Islington.

United Kingdom-London: School catering services

2016/S 154-278647

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The New North Academy
32 Popham Road, Islington
N1 8SJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Karen Eaton
Telephone: +44 07535071566
NUTS code: UKI1
Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Education Catering Support Services
Suite 6B, Anchor House, New Road
United Kingdom
Contact person: Karen Eaton
NUTS code: UKG3
Internet address(es):Main address:

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

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


School Catering Services – The New North Academy Islington.

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The New North Academy is a 2-form entry primary school serving a diverse and exciting community in North London. We are 1 of 2 primary academies in the London Borough of Islington and seek to use our academy freedoms to best meet the needs of our community. This includes breaking away from the traditional catering contract used across the Borough.

The main things we are seeking from a new catering contract includes:

A team of people who love food and are keen to share this passion with our children — recognizing the impact this has on their success each day and in their healthy futures;

Meals that are tasty and wholesome — created with fresh, seasonal ingredients and not reliant on frozen produce;

Being able to provide a varied menu — giving children options and encouraging them to try new things (including celebrating cuisines as part of our multi-cultural school);

Halal / non-halal meat options are a must.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 443 000.00 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: UKG13
Main site or place of performance:

The New North Academy, 32 Popham Road, Islington, London, N1 8SJ.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The procurement has 2 stages. It is anticipated that no more than 3 contractors will be selected following the PQQ process. PQQ can be requested until 24.8.2016. Completed PQQ must be returned by 2.9.2016. Following PQQ Successful companies will be invited to a site meeting at New North Academy on 8.9.2016 at 11:00.

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

Value excluding VAT: 443 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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

Open 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: 03/10/2016
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

Date: 04/10/2016
Local time: 12:00

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:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders web site at:

(MT Ref:181489).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Education Catering Support Services
Suite 6B, Anchor House, New Road
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7535071566Internet
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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