Decision details

Major refurbishment of various council-owned properties, primarily street-based

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report seeks approval to let a contract to undertake major refurbishment works to various properties primarily street-based, situated throughout the borough.


That the Cabinet Member for Housing:


1.    Approves the appointment of AD Construction Group (Architectural Decorators Ltd) to undertake major refurbishment works to the properties listed in this report for a sum of £3,324,341.00.


2.    Notes that the contract is expected to be formally awarded on the 18th February 2020 with a contract period of 44 weeks. The project is expected to start on site on the 9th March 2020 with a site completion date of 11th January 2021.


3.    Approves the addition of a contingency sum of £170,000.00 to the budget identified in recommendation 1.


4.    Notes that the formal award of contract will not be made until completion of consultation with affected leaseholders under Section 20 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985.

Reasons for the decision:

This project is one which the council has committed to deliver as part of the Asset Management Compliance Strategy and Capital Programme approved at 1st July Cabinet.  The development of the programme has been guided by the principles of the strategy and priorities have been agreed by the Economy Department’s Capital Board chaired by the Assistant Director of Operations.


The decision above is required to appoint the contractor to carry out the works required in these buildings.

Alternative options considered:

Detailed proposals and analysis of options can be found in the report.

Publication date: 20/12/2019

Date of decision: 19/12/2019

Effective from: 31/12/2019

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