Decision details

Contract award for major refurbishment works to Sulivan Court estate SW6 - Phase 2

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing and Homelessness

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Report seeks approval to award a contract for the major refurbishment of thirteen blocks on the Sulivan Court estate SW6


  1. To note that appendices 1, 2 and 3 are not for publication on the basis that they contain information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that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 approve the appointment of Mulalley and Company Ltd via the South East Consortium Internal and External Works Framework Lot 1b (Major Refurbishment over £1m) (“SEC Framework”), to undertake major refurbishment works to the Sulivan Court estate SW6 for a sum of £4,841,874 subject to the completion of consultation with affected leaseholders under Section 20 of the Landlord and Tenant Act 1985. The project is expected to be awarded on 25 August 2021 with a site completion date of 29 July 2022.


3.    To approve a contingency sum detailed in exempt Appendix 3 to deal with any unforeseen works that may arise during the delivery of the project.


4.    To approve a budget of £20,000 for miscellaneous costs that may arise outside of the contract, generally internal recharges to other council services such as planning or building control fees, parking suspensions, arboricultural advice.


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 Cabinet on 1 July 2019.  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 is required to appoint the successful contractor to carry out the works required in these buildings.

Alternative options considered:

As described on the report.

Publication date: 05/08/2021

Date of decision: 04/08/2021

Effective from: 10/08/2021

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