Procurement organisation ESPO has is offering £86,500,000 for a national framework of contractors to carry out design, supply, delivery, installation, maintenance and inspection of outdoor playground equipment, outdoor fitness equipment, skate/BMX parks, parkour, Multi Use Games Areas, water play areas and sports areas (plus associated services such as landscaping, fencing, floodlighting and outdoor furniture).
The tender will run from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2023 but has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value includes the option period.
The contract has been split into Lots as follows:
Playground Equipment - Schools / Smaller Authority Market (Low Number of Suppliers)
Playground Equipment - Larger Authority / Large Projects (Higher Number of Suppliers)
Natural Play Areas / Timber Equipment
Multi Use Games Area (MUGA)- Steel - Macadam Surface
Multi Use Games Area (MUGA)- Steel – Synthetic Grass
Multi Use Games Area (MUGA)- Timber - Macadam Surface
Multi Use Games Area (MUGA)- Timber – Synthetic Grass
Skate / BMX Parks - In-Situ Concrete
Skate / BMX Parks - Pre-Fabricated Units - Concrete
Skate / BMX Parks - Pre-Fabricated Units - Metal
Outdoor Fitness Equipment
Bespoke Play Equipment
Wetpour Rubber Surfacing
Sport and Play Surface - Synthetic Artificial Grass
Sport and Play Surface - Needle Punched Carpet
3G Football Pitches
Long Jump / Triple Jump Runway and Sand Pit
Cricket - Artificial Grass Pitch
Cricket - Practice Net Systems
Tennis Courts - Porous Macadam
Tennis Courts - Synthetic Grass
Inspection Reports - Play Equipment, Including Surfacing and Outdoor Sports
The deadline to submit tenders is 22 March 2021.
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