Decision details

Supply of 3No GRP Footbridges to NYCC - Award of Contract

Decision Maker: Corporate Director of Business and Environmental Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


That a contract is awarded to Lifespan Structures Ltd for the provision of supplying 3No. GRP footbridges to NYCC (4m, 5m, and 12m). The form of contract will be a NEC4 Supply contract for the sum of £61,455.00. Delivery is expected September / October 2022.

Reasons for the decision:

NYCC has a statutory duty to maintain its Highway structures under the Highways Act 1980. To supply 3No. GRP footbridges to replace three existing footbridges that are no longer adequate for use by the general public.

Alternative options considered:

Other forms of structure where considered, but GRP bridge decks with an expected life of 120 years is more than double that of using galvanised steel decks.

Publication date: 28/07/2022

Date of decision: 21/06/2022