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Award of a contract to provide multi-disciplinary services

Decision Maker: Assistant Director for Housing

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Authorisation is sought from the Assistant Director Housing to award a contract under Contract Standing Order (CSO) 9.07.1c to Bidwells for the sum of £142,146.50 + VAT (£112,146 fee + £30,000 provisional sum for surveys) to provide multi-disciplinary services for 276 High Road, London, N22 8JT.

Reasons for the decision:

The Council requires the services of a Multi-Disciplinary consultancy to take these sites from RIBA Stage 1 to 7.

Alternative options considered:

Alternative options – Option one considered to appoint an Employers Agent/Quantity Surveyor, Principal Designer and Clerk of Works separately. Option two to appoint a Multi-Disciplinary Consultancy to manage this scheme via a framework. Option three, not to make an appointment at all was considered, as set out in section 4 of the report.

Conflicts of interest - Executive decisions: N/A

Conflicts of interest - Non executive decisions: N/A

Contact: Alan Benson, Head of Housing Strategy & Commissioning Email:

Publication date: 04/02/2020

Date of decision: 15/10/2019