Decision details

Semi Independent Living Contract Award

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children and Education

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Award report for the procurement of Semi Independent Living service for Young People at Risk and Care Leavers.


1.    To approve the award of a contract to Centrepoint Soho, for the provision of semi-independent living services for a maximum period of 3 years, commencing 01 May 2022 and expiring 30 April 2025. There will be an optional break clause after 24 months in order to amend the contract in accordance with current need. The annual contract cost will be £1,447,800 with a total cost for the three-year period of £4,343,400. 


2.    That the decision to amend this contract in accordance with current need and demand at the 24-month break clause be delegated to the Director of Children’s Services in consultation with the Operational Director for Children and Young People.

Reasons for the decision:

This recommendation to award a contract following the competitive tender is based upon the three returned tenders’ been assessed against the criteria set out within the Procurement Strategy and Service Specification documents.

Alternative options considered:

As described in the report.

Publication date: 03/03/2022

Date of decision: 02/03/2022

Effective from: 08/03/2022

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