Issue details

Procurement of Sub-Contractors for Affordable housing development at Church Close Sharow

The purpose of this report is to gain approval to tender for contractors to develop a site at Church Close Sharow for Council owned Social Housing.
The tender will include -
•Facilitating works – to include but not limited to ground works, diversion of services, security and fencing, site clearance
•Sub structure and super structure works
•Internal finishes including fittings furnishings and equipment
•External works
•Any necessary approvals – LABC, building Regulations, discharge of planning conditions etc
•Provision of a handover pack
The list above is not exhaustive
The annual budget allowance for this work is £375,000
The contract will likely be for around 1 year although extensions will be given if the build process takes longer than anticipated.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/01/2024

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
We have Homes England grant funding of £120k and LRF funding of £30k on this site. The site has been delayed due to LGR however we risk losing the funding if we do not make a start on this sites and complete by March.

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - View reasons

Decision due: 19 Feb 2024 by Assistant Director - Housing

Lead member: Executive Member for Culture, Arts & Housing

Lead director: Corporate Director of Community Development

Contact: Emily Shepherd, Housing Growth Manager Email: Email:

Consultation process

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The decision taker will consult with the Assistant Director for Housing, Assistant Director of Resources and Executive Member for Culture, Arts and Housing



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