Renovation of Tennis Courts at Barking Park

Renovation of Tennis Courts at Barking Park

Tenders for the renovation of 4No full sized porous macadam tennis courts and associated fencing works at Barking Park, Longbridge Road, Barking.

Reference number: RTCAPR2012

Deadline date: 10/04/2012

This deadline is for… Expressions of Interest

Contract value: £125,000 – £125,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Barking and Dagenham

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: London Borough of Barking and Dagenham


Description of the contract

Tenders for the renovation of 4No full sized porous macadam tennis courts and associated fencing works at Barking Park, Longbridge Road, Barking The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham’s Assets & Commercial Services Division is now inviting expressions of interest to take part in a tender for the renovation of four full sized tennis courts with weld mesh fencing surround within Barking Park which have been designed in accordance with the Lawn Tennis Association’s technical services department. These works have estimated values of approximately £125,000.00 to include the provision of four new macadam tennis courts & associated works, within Barking Park. The scope of works includes for the renovation of four outdoor full size porous macadam tennis courts to be laid directly over the surface of the existing courts and associated fencing works. The new porous macadam tennis courts will be used for competitive tennis, general training / mini tennis activities and will need to be constructed in accordance with the Lawn Tennis Associations requirements and specifications. For the extent of the works refer to the attached drawing. The intention of the employer is not to restrict the type of footwear used, but the manufacturers recommendations in this respect will be followed so far as is practicable. The completed facility is expected to be durable and be of low maintenance as it is expected to be used for up to 12 hours/day. The contract will be executed strictly in accordance with the construction (Design and Management) regulations and the contractor shall obtain building regulations approval as required from LBBD. The issue of O&M manuals will be required prior to practical completion being granted. All site operatives to be CRB credited. Tenders are anticipated to be issued at the end April 2012 for return in mid May 2012. It is anticipated that the works shall commence at the end of May 2012, for completion in June 2012.


Classification of the contract

45236112 Flatwork for tennis court

45212200 Construction work for sports facilities


Additional information

Contract type: Works – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? Yes : Funding from The Lawn Tennis Association

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 1 Months


Who to contact

Contact name Rob Smith

Address Room 218, Barking Town Hall, 1 Town Square, Barking, Essex, IG11 7LU

Telephone 0208 227 3524

Extension number:



Web address


How to apply

The Contractor shall only use fully trained and qualified “approved” operatives who have experience and accreditation in regard to laying specialist surfaces. As part of the tendering process any contractors showing an expression of interest must be able to provide examples / case studies in regard to similar works previously undertaken and give references. Companies wishing to be considered for this project must be Construction line Pre-qualified suppliers and must submit their Construction line registration number along with their expression of interest. Applicants must also provide details of their previous relevant experience (maximum 2no. A4 Sheets) in relation to carrying out similar work of this type and value. It should be noted that the Council are looking for a maximum number of four companies to tender for this work contract and that the final tender list will be selected based on the quality of your submission of previous relevant experience. Expressions of interest must be submitted in writing by no later than 12 noon on Tuesday 10 April 2012 to the following email address – For further information please contact Peter Watson on 020 8227 3195 or email: