Community & Sporting Facility Operator
Main contract details
MBC are the freeholder of a site, located at Bicknor Road in Parkwood where there were previously two buildings which have been demolished as part of a redevelopment scheme to provide new residential accommodation and a community/ sports hall (as shown in Appendix B).
The new community and sporting facility will offer some 6296m2 of space and the intention is for the new facility to be operational from Summer 2025. The new facility will be in the heart of the community, and MBC are looking for an organisation to bring this new facility to life and provide benefit to the community.
A successful planning consent was achieved in December 2022 and details of the planning application, drawings and design statement are contained in Appendix C. Interested parties’ attention is drawn to the planning conditions for the new sporting and community facility and they must operate the new facility in line with the conditions imposed.
The Council are interested to hear from suitably experienced organisations who can manage and maintain the building in a way that will benefit the whole community.
The Council require that all tenders provide detailed information regarding the day-to-day operation of the building (including details of opening hours), planned activities / use, and will need to show full understanding of compliance with health and safety and all other statutory regulations.
Key Dates & Timeline for Procurement
Tender release: Monday 12th February 2024
Expression of Interest Deadline: 12:00pm Friday 1st March 2024
Deadline for submission of completed tenders: 12:00pm Friday 29th March 2024
Evaluation: w/c 1st April 2024
Interviews: 16th & 24th April 2024
Appointment of contractor: w/c 6th May 2024
Expression of interest window
From 12/02/2024 14:00 to 01/03/2024 12:00