Published date: 4 September 2020

This notice was replaced on 4 September 2020

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Awarded contract (published 4 September 2020)

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Contract summary


  • Construction work for art and cultural buildings - 45212300

  • Construction work for buildings relating to exhibitions - 45212310

  • Buildings of particular historical or architectural interest - 45212350

    • Accommodation and restaurant buildings - 45212400

Location of contract

North West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

4 September 2020

Closing date

5 October 2020

Closing time


Contract start date

16 November 2020

Contract end date

15 June 2021

Contract type


Procedure type

Open procedure

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Copeland Borough Council is seeking to appoint a main contractor to undertake the construction of a design led café building on Silecroft beach, west Cumbria. The proposed Café development at Silecroft is envisioned to become a critical tool in attracting new visitors to the Western Lake District as well as catering for the significant number of local users who currently use the beach for a wide variety of recreational activities. Further details are provided in the Invitation to Tender documents which will be made available upon registering an interest in this opportunity via The Chest Procurement Portal. All correspondence, clarifications and submissions must be made via The Chest. For support to use the Chest please contact Proactis Help Centre:

About the buyer

Contact name

Eric Barker


Copeland Borough Council
The Copeland Centre
CA28 7SJ
United Kingdom