Published date: 20 February 2020

This notice was replaced on 17 March 2020

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

Awarded contract (published 22 June 2020)

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Contract summary


  • Playground equipment - 37535200

  • Playground climbing apparatus - 37535220

  • Flatwork for children's play area - 45236210

Location of contract

South West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

20 February 2020

Closing date

19 March 2020

Contract start date

1 April 2020

Contract end date

30 October 2020

Contract type


Procedure type

Open procedure

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

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BCP Council is seeking an experienced play supplier to design, supply and install exciting and bespoke new play areas for Poole Park, which is a Grade II Listed Park and Garden and sits within a Conservation Area. A grant of £2.7m has been secured from the National Lottery Heritage Fund as part of total funding of £3.5m to improve Poole Park. This contract, with a fixed value of £320,000, will deliver one of the key outcomes of the Poole Park Life project.

BCP Council want to create destination play facilities that attract families from a wide area, support healthy lifestyles, enhance community use and the social value of the park, increase footfall and support secondary spend.

More information


Additional text

Suppliers interested in this opportunity can access the full procurement documentation by visiting BCP Council's Tendering system

Suppliers should search for the opportunity through Supplying the South West. There are further details of the opportunity on the advert published on and instructions on how suppliers can access the procurement documentation for completion.

Responses to the opportunity must be submitted electronically through before the deadline shown on the system.

If you are unable to access the advert for the opportunity through please contact the Council using the contact details provided.

About the buyer

Contact name

Strategic Procurement Team


Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole Council
Town Hall


+44 1202633266