Published date: 15 August 2022

Last edited date: 13 September 2022

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

Closing: 31 October 2022, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Facilities management services - 79993100

Location of contract

Yorkshire and the Humber

Value of contract

£62,500,000 to £62,500,001

Procurement reference


Published date

15 August 2022

Closing date

31 October 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

1 February 2023

Contract end date

1 February 2048

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Competitive dialogue (above threshold)

Tenders are invited from pre-qualified suppliers after discussion of requirements and potential solutions.

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

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Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



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The Council is seeking to procure, through a competitive dialogue process, an experienced and qualified commercial operator to manage a new venue being developed by the Council
as part of its Huddersfield Cultural Heart programme.
The Cultural Heart programme is a key Council-led regeneration scheme in Huddersfield
Town Centre. This is part of a wider blueprint for Huddersfield Town Centre to create:
• A vibrant culture, art, leisure and nightlife offer;
• thriving businesses;
• a great place to live; and
• improved access and enhanced public spaces.

More information

Additional text

The Contract start date and completion date are dependent upon the outcome of the Competitive Dialogue process and are subject to change/ to be confirmed.

How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer

Contact name

Corporate Procurement


Town Hall