Published date: 31 October 2023

Last edited date: 1 November 2023

This notice was replaced on 20 June 2024

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

Awarded contract (published 20 June 2024)

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


  • Recreational, cultural and sporting services - 92000000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

31 October 2023

Closing date

1 December 2023

Closing time


Contract start date

1 January 2024

Contract end date

29 March 2024

Contract type


Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

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

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Horley Town Council will be replacing the existing old railings around the perimeter of the Horley Recreation Park, Brighton Road, Horley RH6 8SS. Please note that the fencing around the playground is not part of this project which is advertised separately on Contracts Finder as a Competitive Quotation (below threshold). Estimates are sought for the removal of the old railings and the supply and installation of new railings. Please refer attached map.

The basic requirements are:

240m approx. of 1.5m high bow top railings and 3.1m wide matching double leaf gate + slide latch

Interested contractors may wish to vary the type and style of materials etc to be applied.
The council has set an indicative budget of 35k ex vat.

Contractors interested in tendering for this project will need to make a site visit to fully assess the requirements and make precise measurements etc.

Quotation Requirements
We are looking for experienced contractors to tender for the contract at a competitive price with a maximum of £40,000 excluding VAT for supply, delivery and installation of all works.
It is anticipated that installation will be carried out during the period January - March 2024. The exact timescale will be agreed between the Council and the preferred contractor following award of the contract.
The Council requests the following documentation to accompany the bid:

• Method Statement
• Risk assessments
• Public liability insurance
• Company health and safety policy
• Fixed-price quotation for the removal of existing fencing and installation of new fencing.

Your method statement must:

• Include the type and style of fencing to be used.
• Provide full details of relevant experience and qualifications.
• Provide details of comparable projects
• Include contact details for two reference sites.

Please submit tenders by the closing date of 1 December 2023 at 12 noon to:

Town Clerk
Horley Town Council
92 Albert Road

and marked "Private and Confidential: Tender"

Please refer any questions by email to or by telephone 01293 784765.

The Invitation to Tender is being procured under the Town Council's open tender process, in line with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and its own Financial Regulations (refer link)

Access to the site
The Horley Recreation Park is a public open area and site visits can be made at your own choosing. The council offices are open between the working hours of 0900 - 1600 Monday to Friday,

Once Tenders have been received, they will be reviewed to ensure they meet the required specification. It is anticipated that a shortlist of suppliers will be drawn up for interview prior to making the award.

More information


About the buyer

Contact name

Helen Maan


92 Albert Road


01293 784765