Issue details

Procurement strategy for Town Hall catering operation.

This report seeks approval of the procurement strategy for appointing catering operators to provide catering and hospitality for the newly refurbished Town Hall. The procurement strategy will cover catering for events in the Town Hall, the operation of a café/bar on the sixth floor, and the option of including the new café on the Civic Campus.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure/Income over £5m & policies or new income, reserves use, overspend over £300K;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/01/2023

Report access: Open report with exempt appendix;

Report Type: Key Decision;

Decision due: 17 Jul 2023 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for the Economy

Lead director: Strategic Director of the Economy Department

Department: The Economy department

Contact: Philippa Cartwright Email:, Denise McEnery Email:

What is the total value of the decision?: Yes