Caerphilly County Borough Council in conjunction with Business Wales (Welsh Government) are holding a Meet the Buyer Event to engage with the five relevant Contractors that have been selected to the Invitation to Tender stage for the forthcoming contract opportunity associated with the Bargoed Cinema Development.

The Authority has invited experienced contractors to tender for the construction of a multiplex Cinema on Colliers Walk, Bargoed, Caerphilly.

The project includes for the provision of cinema shell construction with internal cinema fit out, highway access road and associated car parking facilities, foul and surface water drainage supplies (including on site attenuation), kerbing, footway works and permeable paving, high ball and spectator rail fencing, earthworks excavation incorporating remediation treatment of known ground contamination and associated infrastructure services and connections. Also included in the works are street lighting and floodlighting provision, masonry walling, hard landscaping and other miscellaneous accommodation works, together with all other associated ancillary works.

Caerphilly County Borough Council has agreed Heads of Terms with Odeon Cinema Operator and secured a budget of circa GBP 6,000,000.000 million to deliver a state-of-the -art Multiplex Cinema at Bargoed.

Set on a 0.27ha site, the Multiplex Cinema will house 5 screens providing seating for 857 users. It will also house a Costa Coffee and Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream offer.

The Multiplex Cinema will be designed and built to the highest standards of quality and environmental performance.

Please note that none of the contractors have yet to be appointed as the preferred contactor for this procurement and are still involved in a competitive tendering process. The Authority would therefore be obliged if you could refrain from informing the contractors that will be present of those involved in the bidding process and of any discussions you might have had with those contractors present.

Those contractors that have been invited to the Invitation to Tender stage will be supporting the Authority during this process in regards to a holding this Meet the Buyer’ event. This event will allow other sub contractors that have expressed an interest in this project with the opportunity to ‘pitch’ for work with the five contractors that were successful in passing the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) stage of this procurement.

The Event will be held on Thursday 8th August 2013 at Innovation Centre for Enterprise, Britannia House, Caerphilly Business Park, Van Road, Caerphilly, CF83 3GG

Please Note: Capacity restrictions apply to this event.

Spaces will therefore be allocated on a first come first serve time slot allocation basis (10 minutes) with a maximum of 2 representatives per organisation being able to attend.

Please note you will only have the option to meet with two contractors on the day, for the other contractors that you don’t get to see if you could please bring along information packs these will be distributed to those contractors in attendance.

In the event that you are unable to attend this event or the time slots are fully booked and you would like to provide promotional literature regarding your company and the services/ products you can supply, please use the contact details below and your information can be forwarded onto the contractors involved or please feel free to drop an information pack off x 5 copies for the 5 contractors in attendance.

To reserve a place at the event please register by emailing Cathryn Nicholas on: with your preferred time slot no later than 12 Noon on Monday 5th August 2013. 

If you require any further information please contact:

Chris Davidge

Principal Procurement Officer

Tel: 01443 863063