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1. Title: GB-Telford: The Place in the Park - Concessions for Catering and Bar Services
2. Awarding Authority:
Telford & Wrekin Council
Darby House, Lawn Central, Telford, TF3 4JA, United Kingdom
Tel. +1952382385, Email:, URL:
Attn: Debbie King
3. Contract Type: Services
Sub Type: Other services.

4. Description: Bars. Catering services. 2018 marks the 50th Anniversary of Telford and the 50th Birthday of the Place Theatre Oakengates.
As part of the many celebration events throughout the year the Theatre will be transformed into the Town Centre Arena with a 1000 seat big top venue.

The big top venue will be just one of the many events planned throughout the year including a carnival, balloon and kite festival, light installations and many community events.

We are offering the opportunity for catering and bar companies to provide a range of food and drink provisions for this venue from Saturday 4th August ┐ Sunday 19th August 2018 inclusive. We are looking for a mixed, high quality, imaginative offer suitable for a wide ranging audience across a number of different events, for this unique venue in the park. This is Telford┐s anniversary year and the Big Top will provide a very special experience, a first for the town in an amazing setting over the summer and we will be looking for innovation and creativity in the proposal which embraces this unique event. Sub-contracting will be acceptable to provide a suitable quality service of food and drink.

We are looking for high quality food offers including street food and alcohol and non-alcohol bar services. There is an opportunity for individual providers and suppliers as well as larger companies and organisations with multiple offers to apply to be part of this event offer. Interested parties must be able to provide appropriate service staff and stock for the expected number of customers for each show. We are looking to select companies who can provide complimentary offers of quality and good value to our audiences.

Over the 16 days the shows will attract audiences in excess of 16,000 including a wide audience range from children┐s shows, family music and adult comedy.
5. CPV Codes:
44331000 - Bars.
55520000 - Catering services.

6. NUTS Codes :
UKG21 - Telford and Wrekin

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: Telford and Wrekin,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority:
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category J: 25K to 50K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for Expression of Interest: 20/02/2018 12:00:00
11. Address to which they must be sent:
Not Provided

12. Other Information:
Other Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

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Suitable for VCO: Yes
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 03/08/2018
Period of Work End date: 19/08/2018
Is this a Framework Agreement?: no

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