Decision details

Contract Award for Salix Project Management Services

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children and Education

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This report is seeking authority to Direct Award a contract under the East Shires Procurement Organisation (ESPO) framework to AA Projects Limited for the provision of project management services with regards to Salix energy efficiency projects at 20 of our schools.


That the Cabinet Member for Children and Education:


1.    Approves the direct award of the contract to AA Projects Ltd, under the Eastern Shires Organisation (ESPO) framework, for the provision of project management services in respect of the Salix Energy Efficiency Fund Projects to deliver upgraded heating systems to 20 schools, for the total sum of £36, 250 for a term of 6 months.


2.    Notes that a contingency sum of £5,000 has been set aside should additional searches are required.

Reasons for the decision:

To enable the Council to meet its legal obligations to children to repair and maintain their schools to ensure that they have a safe place to learn.


To continuously maintain the school’s structure/fabrication so that it is fit for purpose for the existing children and staff and future generations.


To take pride in Hammersmith and Fulham by ensuring the sustainability of our schools by making them energy efficient.


Reduce the long-term size of both the gas and electricity bills for our schools through the installation of energy efficient technologies, in line with the Council’s objective of being Ruthlessly Financially Efficient.

Alternative options considered:

A full list of the options and analysis of options can be found in the report.

Publication date: 02/10/2019

Date of decision: 30/09/2019

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