Decision details

Cremator Equipment Servicing/Maintenance Procurement

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Culture, Delivery and Public Protection

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the procurement plan for the purchase of cremator maintenance at Easthampstead Park Cemetery and Crematorium


To approve the proposed direct award contract via a framework agreement for the servicing and maintenance of cremator equipment.

Reasons for the decision:

Bracknell Forest Council’s existing cremation plant was installed by one of the UK’s manufacturers of such equipment. The servicing and maintaining of that equipment requires engineers with specific training and knowledge of the equipment plus specific parts which are supplied by that manufacturer. s which are supplied by that manufacturer.

Alternative options considered:

Detailed in confidential appendix 1

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Financial Impact: Will be contained within the report

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: Delivery

Other reasons / organisations consulted




Contact: Damian James, Assistant Director: Contract Services Email: Tel: 01344 355157.

Publication date: 28/11/2023

Date of decision: 28/11/2023

Effective from: 06/12/2023

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