Decision details

Appointment Of Client Technical Advisor Hammersmith Town Hall Refurbishment Project

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek Cabinet Approval to appoint a Client Technical Advisor for the Town Hall Refurbishment and Heritage Protection Works. The selection process was carried out through competitive bids using Crown Commercial Services framework.


1.1.       That Currie and Brown Consultancy be appointed as Client Technical Advisor for the Hammersmith Town Hall Refurbishment Project at a fixed fee of £361,477.40.   This is a fixed price contract for three years.


a.    That approval be given to appoint Currie & Brown for the Whole Refurbishment Project Scope of Services including Post Construction Stage Services.  The key services for the stages are:


·         Pre-Construction Stage:(Surveys, Technical Work, Development of Client/Employers Technical Requirements for Detailed Design)


·         Construction Delivery Stage- including Project Management of the Fit-Out Phase of the programme


·         Post Construction– Commissioning Phase, Defects Period, After Care and Life Cycle Advice.  This also includes advice on Operations and Maintenance


1.2.       That the Construction, Fit Out and Post Construction Stages of this appointment proceeds once the overall scheme receives Planning Permission and subject to Cabinet Approval.


1.3.       To approve a budget of £261,477.40 for Construction, Fit Out and Post Construction stages of the Technical Advisorfees, taking the total budget for Technical Advisor fees proposed for all the stages of this three years programme to £361,477.40. 


1.4.       To note that Cabinet has already approved a budget of £100,000.00 for the pre-construction stage (surveys and technical works) for this scheme.  Please see: West King Street Cabinet Report 9th July 2018 - [Report Item 2.8] 


1.5.       That approval be granted to enable the Technical Advisor to mobilise and prepare for detailed pre-construction surveys and design works expected to start in late Autumn 2018.


1.6.       That retrospective approval be given for the Procurement Process followed as advised in Item 12.3 of this report.   


Report author: Archie Adu-Donkor

Publication date: 05/12/2018

Date of decision: 03/12/2018

Decided at meeting: 03/12/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 10/12/2018

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