Decision details

Project Resource Contracts for Oxford Street

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cabinet Member approval sought.


1.            That Part B of this report be exempt from disclosure under s100B(2) and Schedule 12 A of the Local Government Act 1972, (as amended) in that it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).


2.            That the Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration and the Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning:


·         Approved the award of a contract for the provision of project and programme services (the “Project and Programme Management Services Contract”) to Turner and Townsend Project Management Limited for a period of three years for the Oxford Street District Programme and other regeneration programmes and schemes;


·         Delegated to the Executive Director of Growth, Planning and Housing authority:

o   to agree that the services provided under the Project and Programme Management Services Contract may be provided by the contractor in respect of other suitable projects and, if so,

o   to take such steps  and execute such documents as may be necessary to enable that service to be provided in respect of such other projects. 


·         Delegated to the Executive Director of Growth, Planning and Housing authority to award and execute a contract with a selected contractor in respect of the Commercial and Cost Management Services as set out in section 5 of this report.

Reasons for Decision


The Oxford Street District Programme contributes to the City for All as a key scheme to Westminster as part of the theme a City that Celebrates Communities and is critical  to the future of the district.  A decision concerning the award of the design and build contract is due to be taken shortly and is the subject of a Cabinet Member Report dated 12 September 2019. These resources contracts will drive the implementation of the programme and ensure that the design and build contractor is held to account and to ensure that the contractor keeps within the agreed budgets and programme.

Publication date: 08/11/2019

Date of decision: 08/11/2019

Effective from: 16/11/2019

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