Decision details

Appointment of consultant to develop Paddington Canalside and Paddington Green RIBA Stages 2 to 6 design

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Summary of Decision

The Cabinet Member has approved:

1.     The contract award for the appointment of a Landscape Architect to East Architecture, Landscape, Urban Design Limited (the Consultant) in respect of developing RIBA Stages 2-6 for Paddington Canalside and Paddington Green.

2.     The overall sum of £728,260 sought against the existing Paddington Capital budget, including: contract award for the Consultant to deliver RIBA Stage 2-6 (£586,190), Highways Stage 1 – Feasibility study (£62,070) and associated Council’s own internal costs (£80,000).



Reason for Decision


A Cabinet Member decision is required to enable Westminster City Council to enter into a contract with East Architecture Landscape Urban Design Ltd, the successful tenderer, to develop RIBA Stages 2-6 for Little Venice Canalside and Paddington Green and its associated surveys.


In a briefing held on 17 July 2023 the Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development agreed to proceed with the procurement of consultants to develop the design for Little Venice Canalside (Stone Wharf and Rembrandt Gardens) and Paddington Green (including St Mary’s Churchyard Gardens).


Publication date: 22/04/2024

Date of decision: 30/04/2024

Effective from: 08/05/2024

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