Published date: 5 October 2020

Last edited date: 7 October 2020

Closed early engagement

Closing date: 20 October 2020

Contract summary


  • Provision of services to the community - 75200000

  • Community action programme - 85322000

  • Civic betterment and community facility support services - 98133100

Location of contract


Procurement reference

L&Q Foundation 002

Published date

5 October 2020

Closing date

20 October 2020

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



L&Q (on behalf of Chobham Manor LLP) is looking for a suitable voluntary, community or social enterprise (VSCE) organisation to develop our community facility at Chobham Manor (located close to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Stratford, E20).

The success VCSE must provide a high quality community facility providing a hub for local residents and the wider community with a range of social, economic, recreational and learning opportunities whilst promoting equality, diversity and community cohesion.

The aims and objectives of the Chobham Manor Community Facility will be to:

• provide a high quality and attractive environment to encourage community participation

• promote partnership working with a wide range of stakeholders to maximise opportunities for programme and project development.

• widen access and encourage greater involvement in learning, sports, cultural and other community activities, for a diverse community.

• meeting the needs and aspirations of the Chobham Manor community through developing a range of initiatives and services to meet the social and economic needs of local residents.

• create opportunities for physical and mental health improvements in the local community bringing together sporting activities and health projects

• provide facilities for small conferences, seminars and meetings to cross subsidise community events

• develop commercial opportunities which financially will support community activities.

• develop a governance structure that will support long-term sustainability

• develop a financial plan that will deliver self-sufficiency and stability

L&Q intend to invite proposals from suitable organisations and would welcome initial expressions of interest from providers who would like to be considered for the project.

For more information or to express an interest please e-mail by 20th October 2020.

About the buyer

Contact name

Sharan Ansong


29-35 West Ham Lane


020 8189 2213