Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Apointment of the PM, EA and QS on phase 1 of Ebury Bridge Estate.
1.1 That the Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration approves the below:
· Contract award to Gardiner and Theobald (G&T) for the provision of Project Management, Employer’s Agent and Quantity Surveying Services for the Ebury Bridge Phase 1 Renewal Scheme for a value of £3,755,400. The contract is to be awarded with a duration of 56 months from February 2020 to May 2024).
· Approval to utilise £878,920 from the project contingency for this appointment, leaving £6.7m (88.4%) remaining. The Full Business Case had assumed a total budget of £2,876,480 for these services, however, subsequent updates to the programme have resulted in the need to utilise contingency.
· To release the budget for Phase 1 developers' contingency of £7.58m and delegate the authority to the Executive Director of Growth, Planning and Housing to approve any additional expenditure against the contingency on Phase 1.
2. Reasons for Decisions
2.1 The Ebury Bridge regeneration will deliver 781 high quality and sustainable new homes. 50% of those homes will be affordable, therefore this renewal programme greatly assists the Council in delivering the target of delivering more affordable homes across the borough.
2.2 Phase 1 is being self-delivered by the Council; therefore a competent professional team is required to advise and act on behalf of the client team, ensuring the demolition and construction contracts are delivered in accordance with the agreed price, quality, and programme parameters.
Publication date: 16/12/2021
Date of decision: 16/12/2021
Effective from: 24/12/2021