Issue details

Short Breaks Services Procurement Plan

To seek approval for the Strategic Procurement Plan for Short Breaks Play and Leisure Scheme. Bracknell Forest Council’s current contract for Short Breaks Play and Leisure Scheme expires on the 31st of August 2022. The new contract duration will be an initial 2 years (1st September 2022 – 31st August 2024) with an option to extend for a further 3 years (1st of September 2022 – 31st of August 2027)

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure >£400,000 & Affects more than 1 ward.;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/12/2021

Decision due: 8 Feb 2022 by Executive Member for Children, Young People and Learning

Lead member: Executive Member for Adult Services, Health and Housing

Lead director: Executive Director: People

Department: People

Contact: Thom Wilson, Assistant Director: Commissioning Email: Tel: 01344 354142.

Consultation process

The commissioning team will consult with key stakeholders through a variety of meetings, focus groups and a consultation survey.


Specialist Support Services Operational team
Service users

Financial Impact: The anticipated total value of this five year contract will be £700,000. The approximate value of the initial 2 year contract term is £280,000 with an approximate further contract value of £420,000 for the optional extension of 3 years


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