Services - 67881-2019

12/02/2019    S30    - - Services - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Buxton: Sports facilities operation services

2019/S 030-067881

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
High Peak Borough Council
Town Hall Buxton Derbyshire
SK17 6EL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Elaine Hallworth Lead Procurement Officer
Telephone: +44 3451297777
NUTS code: UKF1

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

High Peak Borough Council Leisure Centre Operation Management Contract

Reference number: P3734
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

High Peak Borough Council wish to appoint a suitably experienced and competent leisure operator to deliver leisure services and activities at the Council's Leisure sites to the local and extended communities. We are inviting proposals through an open tender compliant under Section 7 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, to secure a 5 year contract for this service. In addition to the operation of the leisure centres, there will be a requirement for the operator to lead on capital works projects at the various sites and grounds maintenance responsibilities.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 EUR
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF1
Main site or place of performance:

Glossop, Derbyshire

New Mills, High Peak

Whaley Bridge, High Peak

Buxton, Derbyshire

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This contract is for High Peak Borough Council to appoint a single contractor for the provision of a management operating contract covering leisure facilities, maintenance and associated centre based activity programming in the High Peak region; i.e in Buxton, Glossop and New Mills Leisure Facilities.

The contract will include additional requirements for utilities, capital construction works (design and project management) and grounds maintenance responsibilities at leisure sites.

The Council owns 4 Leisure sites across High Peak:

— Buxton Swimming and Fitness Centre, St John's Road, Buxton, SK17 6BE,

— Glossop Leisure Centre, High Street East, Glossop, SK13 8PN,

— Glossop Swimming Pool, Dinting Road, Glossop, SK13 7DS,

— New Mills Leisure Centre, Hyde Bank Road, New Mills, High Peak, SK22 4BP.

In addition there are the following grass pitches to manage and maintain:

— Cote Heath, Heath grove, Buxton, SK13 7AR (1 adult pitch has potential for 2),

— Pyegrove, Pyegrove Road, Glossop, SK13 8QS (2 adult pitches),

— Newshaw Lane, Newshaw Lane, Hadfield, SK13 2AY (1 adult pitch),

— Memorial Park, Reservoir Road, Whaley Bridge SK23 7BL (1 adult/ 1junior pitch* under a joint arrangement with football club).

The Facilities across the locations, host a mixture of activities and fixed equipment including for example:

— sports hall multi-use, swimming pools, fitness suites, dance studios, squash courts, outdoor hard courts, athletics and cycle track and grass pitches.

The current arrangements are outsourced to an economic operator under contract, with the arrangement due to expire 31.3.2019. The renewed contract will commence 1.4.2019 until expiry 31.3.2024.

High Peak Borough Council is currently considering its longer term options for future provision of sport and leisure facilities, this contract would be in place to continue the provision of services whilst future leisure, health and sports strategies are being developed.

This procurement is issued under an Open OJEU Procedure under Section 7 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

EOI and requests for information should be registered against REF: DN359530 on the Council’s e-tendering system ProContract via

The form of contract will be based on the Sport England standard leisure operating contract as amended to take into account the specific requirements of the opportunity. The heads of terms for lease arrangements is available as part of the suite of (draft) contract documentation. The operator partner will deliver the Council's

Priority outcomes for health and well-being against the Council’s Corporate Plan objectives.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 30 %
Price - Weighting: 70 %
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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 IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 179-405710
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: P3734

High Peak Borough Council Leisure Centre Opeation Management Contract

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Parkwood Leisure Ltd
Bamber Bridge
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKF1
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 726 737.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court of England and Wales
Royal Court of Justice, The Strand
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
High Court of England and Wales
Royal Court of Justice, The Strand
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract(s) is communicated to bidders. Bidders or applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by the Council as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the bidder/applicant was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract(s) has not been successfully resolved.

The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No. 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where the contract(s) has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Council to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract(s) has been entered into the Court may, depending on the circumstances, award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order the Council to pay a fine, and/or order that the duration of the Contract(s) be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the Contract(s) is entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
High Peak Borough Council
Town Hall Market Place
SK17 6EL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3451297777

Internet address:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: