Decision details

The redevelopment of Depot Site

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The procurement of the works contract


That the strategic procurement plan for the design development and construction works to create a new depot facility be approved.

Reasons for the decision:

The Executive had agreed to the redevelopment of the Commercial Centre, in order to develop a new depot facility.  This was approved as part of the council’s budget setting with the project added to the council’s capital programme.  This proposal progresses the procurement activity.


It is a requirement of the contract standing orders that the Executive approve any strategic procurement plan with a value more than £1m.

Alternative options considered:

None, as it is a requirement of the Council’s contract standing orders that any contracts in excess of £189k are required to go out to a formal tendering process to ensure value for money and compliance with legislation.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Expenditure > £400,000;

Wards Affected: Wildridings & Central;

Financial Impact: None

Declarations: None.

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No.

Making Representations: By report

Other reasons / organisations consulted

By report


Project Board
Director of Resources
Borough Solicitor

Contact: Richard Payne, Head Of Maintenance Email:, Kamay Toor, Assistant Director: Property Email: Tel: 01344 355183.

Report author: Richard Payne

Publication date: 01/06/2021

Date of decision: 01/06/2021

Decided at meeting: 01/06/2021 - Executive

Effective from: 09/06/2021

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