French leisure concession launched

An intercommunal authority in south-western France has issued a concession notice for a leisure project.

Bordeaux Métropole, in partnership with Commune de Mérignac, is seeking partners to design, build, finance, operate and maintain an aquatic stadium for 22 years.

Under the €115.5m contract, the partner will deliver a variety of pools and administrative space.

The stadium will consist of pools for competitions and events, learning purposes, a Nordic pool, seating capacity for 750, parking spaces for 200 vehicles, offices, meeting rooms as well as a restaurant.

Interested parties have until 21 December to submit responses.