Issue details

Contract Award to Baily Garner for consultancy services to oversee feasibility and of fire sprinklers in higher risk buildings

The Fire Safety Works team are required to undertake a 4 year programme of works to cover general fire safety remedial works such sprinkler retrofit and fire door replacement. These works are estimated to cost in the region of £15,000,000 to £20,000,000.

To deliver this work programme, the client team need to instruct a competent consultant to be lead on: contract administration/building surveyor, cost control and construction and design management (CDM). To deliver the programme on schedule, we need to instruct this consultant by December 2023.

We are therefore proposing a compliant direct contract award under the Southeast Consortium Consultancy Framework- LOT 11 ‘Multi-disciplinary services’ to the 1st ranked bidder- Baily Garner. The contract value will be for up to £1,000,000, over a 4 year period.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure/Income - Revenue between £500,000 and £5m and Capital between £1.5m and £5m;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/08/2023

Report access: Open;

Report Type: Key Decision;

Decision due: March 2024 by Cabinet Member for Housing and Homelessness

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Housing and Homelessness

Department: The Economy department

Contact: Nick Marco-Wadey Email: Tel: 07988490264.