Decision details

Award of Contract for Architecturally-led Multidisciplinary Design Team for the Phase 1 site, St Raphael's, London Borough of Brent

Decision Maker: Strategic Director - Community Well-being

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Council have been out to tender for a multi-disciplinary design team to carry out the design of the Phase 1 site on St Raphael’s.  The tender process has now been completed and we wish to award the tender to the successful provider.


That the Operational Director for Housing, in consultation with the Lead Member for Housing and Welfare Reform:


i)             Approves the award of contract to Bidder A for architecture and related services for housing and mixed-use and mixed tenure development for the Phase 1 site at St Raphael’s Estate, commencing on 24 May for a period of 24 months, with a possible extension of up to 12 months.

Reasons for the decision:

As detailed within the accompanying report.

Alternative options considered:

As detailed within the accompanying report.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Signficant expenditure/savings of £500k or more;

Wards Affected: Stonebridge;

Cabinet/Committee Decision or Scheme of Delegation: Officer scheme of delegation

Parties Consulted: Lead member for Housing and Welfare Reform

Contact: Kathryn Eames, Senior Project Manager, St Raphael’s, Housing Partnerships Email:

Publication date: 30/04/2021

Date of decision: 30/04/2021

Effective from: 11/05/2021

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