Decision details

Authority to waive Contract Standing Orders on the Procurement to appoint a contractor for the Harlesden High Street Heritage Works (Individual Cabinet Member Decision)

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Regeneration, Property & Planning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

This decision concerns the Harlesden Gateway High Streets Heritage Action Zone and seeks Individual Cabinet Member approval to waive the contract standing orders (CSO) in relation to the procurement process to appoint a contractor for the shop front works as well as detailing the pre-tender considerations for this procurement activity.

Decision:

(1)    To approve a waiver of Contract Standing Order 96 for the requirement to tender for the shop front improvement works along Harlesden High Street and approves the inviting of bids from up to five heritage experienced contractors for the reasons detailed in paragraphs 3.4 and 3.5 of the accompanying report.

 

(2)    To approve the pre-tender considerations for this contract as set out in paragraph 3.6 of the accompanying report.

 

(3)    To approve officers evaluating the bids referred to in (1) above on the basis of the evaluation criteria set out in paragraph 3.6 of the accompanying report.

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:

None.

Wards Affected: Harlesden;

Cabinet/Committee Decision or Scheme of Delegation: Individual Cabinet Member Scheme of Delegation (Part 3 - Constitution) and Contract Standing Orders

Parties Consulted: The Landlords and Shop Owners have been regularly updated on progress and involved in the design stage of the project. Ward Councillors have also been kept up to date on project progress and will be further updated following the successful outcome of the procurement process.

Contact: Neil Martin, Schools Capital Programme Team Email: neil.martin@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 4203.

Publication date: 19/11/2021

Date of decision: 18/11/2021

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