Traffic Management Services for Leicester Festival Castle Classic Race and Sky Ride Leicester

Traffic Management Services for Leicester Festival Castle Classic Race and Sky Ride Leicester

Leicester City Council (LCC) wishes to procure the services of a suitably qualified and experienced Traffic Management Organisation (TMO) to aid the staging of the 2014 Ride Leicester Festival – Castle Classic cycle race planned for Sunday August 17th & Sky Ride Leicester mass participation family ride planned for Sunday August 24th.

REFERENCE TAN0619 (9J3C-ZK4CA2)

Provision of Traffic Management Services for Leicester Festival Castle Classic Race and Sky Ride Leicester
Awarding body Leicester City Council

Est. Start Date: 19/05/2014
Est. End Date: 31/08/2014

Description

Leicester City Council (LCC) wishes to procure the services of a suitably qualified and experienced Traffic Management Organisation (TMO) to aid the staging of the 2014 Ride Leicester Festival – Castle Classic cycle race planned for Sunday August 17th and Sky Ride Leicester mass participation family ride planned for Sunday August 24th.

The services will involve traffic management resources in the planning, consultation and stewarding for the two events. Including the supply and installation of traffic equipment such as; crowd control barriers, advance warning signs, cones and traffic barriers etc.

Ride Leicester Cycling Festival has been held in the city since 2005. Sky Ride Leicester is delivered as part of the British Cycling/Sky partnership and has been hosted in Leicester since 2009. The event is likely to attract up to 14,000 participating family cyclists of all ages and abilities.

In 2013, Leicester City Council and British Cycling added the ‘Castle Classic’ cycle race to the Ride Leicester Festival programme. This year the cycle race will form part of the British Cycling Elite Road Series and will be supplemented by an event programme that includes a challenge sportive and an introductory level triathlon event. It is anticipated that the race programme will attract a participant audience of 700 and up to 5,000 spectators. The Elite level cycle race will also be televised.

The deadline to request documentation, which is available via the Council’s Electronic Tendering System, is 15:00pm on 30th April 2014.

To access the documentation please click the “apply online” button at the bottom right of this advert. This will take you to the EasMidsTenders portal, where you need to ‘View Opportunities’ to identify the contract and register interest
 

Additional information

Contract Type One off
Procurement Process Open Tender
Estimated ValueText Description
Category Traffic Control, Events,
CPV codes
Suitable for SME YES

Document Available Until

30 April 2014

13 days

Submission Return By

30 April 2014

13 days

Contact Details

Leicester City Council
Surinder Kahlon, Tel No: 0116 454 4022
New Walk Centre,
Welford Place,
Leicester LE1 6ZG