UK-Southend-on-Sea: Recreational, cultural and sporting services.

UK-Southend-on-Sea: Recreational, cultural and sporting services.

Section I: Contracting Authority
Title: UK-Southend-on-Sea: Recreational, cultural and sporting services.
I.1)Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
Civic Centre, Southend-on-Sea, SS2 6ER, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1702215000, Email:

Further information can be obtained at: As Above
I.2)Type of the contracting authority:
Regional or local authority

I.3) Main activity:
General Public Services

I.4) Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities:
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: No

Section II.B: Object Of The Contract (Supplies Or Services)
II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Tender for Leisure Management
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No: 26 Region Codes: UKH31 - Southend-on-Sea

II.3)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Recreational, cultural and sporting services. Facilities management services. Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is planning to procure the Leisure Management Contract and the new contract should be in place by 1st July 2015.The public financial situation has changed considerably over the past couple of years. The Government has been making significant reductions in all public spending, especially to local Council funding. The successful leisure operator will support the Council in delivering our corporate priorities. Leisure Management Service OverviewThe Leisure Management Service is delivered within the Leisure and Sport Management Section that sits in the Culture Division of the Department for Place. Key functions that may be relevant to a future tender include but are not limited to:•Developing & implementing the Leisure & Sport Strategy. •Securing long delivery of the operational management of the Council’s four leisure centres.•Working with partner agencies to realise value for money in service delivery•Promoting leisure, cultural & sporting opportunities.The current leisure offer includes the following facilities;Management and operation of the following leisure centres:•Belfairs Swim Centre (BSC) – Dual Use Site with School25m Main Swimming PoolLeaner Pool •Chase Sports & Fitness Centre (CSFC) – Dual Use Site with School4 Court Sports HallFitness SuiteAerobics StudioSmall Steps Day Nursery •Shoeburyness Leisure Centre (SLC) - Dual Use Site with School20m Main Swimming PoolLearner PoolFitness Suite4 Court Sport Hall •Southend Swimming & Diving Centre (SSDC) @ Southend Leisure & Tennis Centre (SLTC)25m Swimming PoolInternational Diving Pool with 10M BoardDry Side Training area for DivingExtensive Fitness Suite Sports HallAerobics StudioAthletics TrackSpa, Sauna and Steam Room4 Indoor Tennis Courts4 Outdoor Tennis Courts4 Outdoor Netball CourtsFunction Room/Meeting Rooms/Bar FacilitiesSmall Steps Day NurseryOther areas that Leisure & Sport Management deliver on include: theatre operational management; sport development; healthy lifestyle opportunities, volunteering; identifying and making successful funding applications and delivering projects both capital and revenue; working with National Governing Bodies to increase participation in particular sports and identifying future Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls. Working young people who are at risk of antisocial behaviour and engaging them in diversionary activities.To request a Supplier Engagement Information Pack in relation to this project, please email; date to request a Supplier Engagement Information Pack is; 13th of October 2014If you have any procurement/technical enquires please email them to; Completed questionnaires must be returned to by 4pm Monday 20th of October 2014.
II.4)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
92000000 - Recreational, cultural and sporting services.
79993100 - Facilities management services.
II.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures:
II.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): Not Provided

II.7)Additional Information:
This notice does not bind or preclude any supplier to contract with the Council for these services. The Council may change the makeup of services prior to commencement of any tender process. Services may or may not be broken into to lots.Contractors are requested to submit a supplier consultation questionnaire before 4pm on 20th of October 2014 – Suppliers may then be requested to attend a supplier engagement interview following their submission. These interviews are provisionally scheduled for the weeks commencing the 10th and 17th of November 2014.The publication of the Prior Information Notice in no way commits the Council to award any contract pursuant to any tender process.

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Not Provided
III.2)Conditions For Participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts: Not Provided
Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.1)Information about European Union funds: No
VI.2)Additional Information:
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VI.3)Information On General Regulatory Framework
Relevant governmental Internet sites where information can be found:
Not Provided

VI.4)Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 29/09/2014