Tender opportunity with Stoke-on-Trent City Council

Tender opportunity with Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Opportunities to operate Pleasure Boats and Amusement Attractions at Hanley Park, Stoke-on- Trent

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is advertising the opportunities to operate Pleasure Boats and Amusement Attractions at Hanley Park, Stoke-on-Trent.

Situated in the city’s University Quarter midway between the City Centre and the main railway station, Hanley Park annually welcomes 1 million visitors. Thanks to a £4.6 million grant award from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the park is currently being regenerated through an exciting £6 million comprehensive restoration scheme, scheduled for completion in summer 2018.

Such significant investment is enabling Hanley Park to re-establish itself as a successful, high quality visitor attraction of regional importance, providing visitor facilities expected of such a city park . It is anticipated that the annual visitor numbers will increase by at least 40% once the project is complete to 1.4 million.

The City Council is offering a minimum 10 year contract for the following separate tender opportunities on a customer pay and play basis, located in the newly restored park;
Pleasure Boats
To be run for 6 months a year, and to include the lease of a wet/dry dock in the boathouse and the licence to operate on the lake, landing platform and to moor on the central island. Vessels can include rowing boats, canoes, kayaks, pedalos or electric boats.

Amusement Attractions
To operate up to five mobile and/or semi-permanent amusement attractions in the park and could include Inflatables, Children’s Rides, Mini Cars, Trampolines, Mini Golf, Donkeys, Any other suitable attraction.

To apply for the above opportunities and for a detailed tender brief, contact Stoke-on Trent City Council at Click here

All bids to be received by 12noon on Friday 29 September 2017
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