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 1702534028, Email:
Contact:, Attn: Corporate Procurement Team

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: Object Of The Contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Tender for Leisure Management
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works:

Service Category: 26
Do you agree to the publication of this notice?: Yes
Region Codes: UKH31 - Southend-on-Sea
II.1.3)Information about a framework or a dynamic purchasing system:
Not Provided
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
Recreational, cultural and sporting services. **This information is provided as part of a Contract Award Notice**
The aim of this tender exercise is to secure a long term partnership with a Contractor, to ensure that the people of Southend receive high quality, cost effective leisure services that meets the needs of users at affordable prices. The Council wishes to work with a Contractor who will have full operational responsibility for the facilities and provide the service in a way that is sympathetic to its corporate priorities; and Leisure and Sport Strategy objectives, and will work in partnership with the schools, clubs and voluntary organisations active in sport and physical activity across the Borough.The Council recognises that the relationship with the Contractor will be a partnership. Within this relationship the Council’s role is to specify the services to be provided and monitor service delivery. The Council’s specification reflects its policies and objectives for leisure services, focusing on increasing participation, improving health outcomes for the local population, enhancing equality of opportunity and ensuring the residents receive a high quality service.Against this background, the Council does not seek to be prescriptive about the programmes and methods of service deliver employed by the Contractor. Indeed, the Council recognises the need for flexibility by both parties. Bidders should view this as an opportunity to work in partnership for the benefit of all parties with the focus on the community. The Contractor will be able to maximise income by increasing usage as direct result of providing customers with the required service at a fair price.The base requirement of this contract is considered to be a Part B service. Therefore, the Council will utilise an Open Procedure in line with the Public Procurement Regulations 2006 as amended by The Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009.

The approximate value of the contract provided is the value of the contract per annum and represents a payment to the Council.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary:
92000000 - Recreational, cultural and sporting services.
II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): No

II.2)Total Final Value Of Contract(s)
II.2.1) Total final value of the contract(s)
Not Provided

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Type Of Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open
IV.2)Award Criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria: The most economically advantageous tender in terms of:

Criteria - Weighting

Technical (%) - 50
Commercial (%) - 40
Interview (%) - 10

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction:
An electronic auction will be used: No

IV.3)Administrative Information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority: Not Provided
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract: Not Provided

Section V: Award Of Contract

1: Award And Contract Value
Contract No: Not Provided

V.1)Date Of Contract Award: 12/05/2015
V.2) Information About Offers
Number Of Offers Received: 5
Number Of Offers Received By Electronic Means: Not Provided
V.3)Name And Address Of Economic Operator To Whom The Contract Has Been Awarded:
Official name: Fusion
Postal address: Unit 4 Bickels Yard
Town: London
Postal code: SE1 3HA
Country: United Kingdom
V.4)Information On Value Of Contract
Total final value of the contract
Value: 300,000
Currency: GBP
If annual or monthly value:
Number of years: 10
V.5)Information about subcontracting:
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.1)Information about European Union funds:
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Not Provided
VI.2)Additional Information:
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VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures:
Not Provided
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals: Not Provided
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not Provided

VI.4)Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 18/08/2015