Dover District Council has issued an invitation to tender for an operator of its proposed new £26m Dover District Leisure Centre. The tender is being conducted under the EU Public Procurement Directives and has been advertised in the Official Journal of the European Union with a closing date of 12th May 2017.
The new Dover District Leisure Centre is proposed on a 2.1ha site in Whitfield and will feature a competition standard eight-lane swimming pool with spectator seating for 250 people, learner pool, four court sports hall, squash courts, multi-function room, fitness gym, fitness studios, clip ‘n’ climb wall, and a café. The plans also include two outdoor 3G artificial pitches for five-a-side football and a minimum of 250 parking spaces.
Following a detailed evaluation of the tenders a final decision on the operator will be made by Dover District Council’s cabinet in September 2017.