Decision details

Framework Award for Disrepair Surveying support

Decision Maker: Strategic Director of the Economy Department

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Contract award for a consultancy service to provide disrepair surveying support.


1.   To note that Appendix 1 is not for publication on the basis that it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information) as set out in paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).


2.   To authorise an extension to the existing use of Just Housing Group via a direct award from the ESPO consultancy framework through to 19 April 2024 and a value of up to £400,000.


3.   To note and ratify/approve in retrospect spend of £56,050 on Just Housing Group incurred across July – Sept 2022.


Reasons for the decision:

To ensure the right resource is in place to effectively and promptly manage inspections and casework for disrepair cases.


Alternative options considered:

Option 1: Extend the use of Just Housing Group via direct Award via a framework


This is the recommended option.


Option 2: Mini-competition via a framework


Option 3: Permanent recruitment


Publication date: 06/03/2023

Date of decision: 02/03/2023

Effective from: 10/03/2023

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