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Leisure Contract Procurement 2022 Working Party

Aims of the Leisure Procurement Working Party

  • To help shape a new Leisure Management Contract designed with specific partnership principles and outcomes that remain in line with the council’s vision and corporate objectives
  • To assist in the procurement of a Leisure Management Contractor which will provide a varied programme of recreational, sporting and community activities that are accessible to all individuals of all ages
  • To ensure that a suitable Leisure Management Contractor is appointed to operate facilities and programmes to enable and encourage all residents to participate in sport and physical activity opportunities.

Members of the Working Party

The members will be as follows:

  • Cllr Rowlands (Chair)
  • Cllr Campbell
  • Cllr Wren
  • Cllr Rohale
  • Cllr Everall
  • Cllr Beashel

The Working Party will be supported by officers from the Strategy, Policy & Transformation Team, as follows:

The Lead Officer for this Group is:

  • Dale Phillipson, Strategic Director – Strategy, Policy & Transformation

Supported by the following Officers:

  • Stuart Foster, Leisure Services Manager
  • Nik Holson, Leisure Contracts Officer


All meetings will take place on MS Teams virtually. 

The Leisure Procurement Working Party met to discuss and agree elements of the leisure contract and service specification on the following dates:

13 January 2020

12 January 2021

01 March 2021

15 March 2021

31 August 2021

26 September 2021

14 December 2021

19 January 2022

09 June 2022