Decision details

Strategic Procurement Plan Opladen Way Development

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval of the Strategic Procurement Plan to enable the commencement for the procurement process to appoint a main contractor to construct seven new temporary homes for homeless households



i.       That the Executive approves this Strategic Procurement Plan (Appendix A) to tender the appointment of a main contractor under a Traditional building Contract to create up to seven new temporary homes.


ii.     The Executive delegates the award of the works contract to the Executive Member for Finance & Business Change in consultation with Executive Director Delivery.

Reasons for the decision:

It is a requirement of the contract standing orders that the Executive approve any

strategic procurement plan with a value more than £1m. This decision seeks approval for the procurement process.

Alternative options considered:

Discussions have been held with our JV partner, Countryside where they have advised that the project is too small to be developed under the Cambium Partnership.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Expenditure > £400,000;

Wards Affected: Harmans Water & Crown Wood;

Financial Impact: As set out in report.

Declarations: None

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Making Representations: By report

Other reasons / organisations consulted

By report


Strategic Procurement Group

Contact: Kamay Toor, Assistant Director: Property Services Email: Tel: 01344 355183.

Report author: Kamay Toor

Publication date: 20/06/2023

Date of decision: 20/06/2023

Decided at meeting: 20/06/2023 - Executive

Effective from: 28/06/2023

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