Decision details

Authority to Procure in line with CPR 3.1.6 - Contractors to support Leeds Building Services' delivery of Scaffolding Works to Housing and Non-Housing Properties, including Emergency Structural Support

Reference: D50258

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Leeds Building Services (LBS) are looking for external contractors to support the service for the supply, erection, maintenance and dismantling of scaffolding to Housing Leeds properties and Leeds City Council’s non-housing properties citywide, to enable LBS to conduct both planned and responsive works to properties throughout the city, including responding to emergencies. This may include the re-roofing of buildings, installing/repairing windows, brickwork repairs, etc.


In accordance with the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules 3.1.6, the Director of Resources & Housing approved the use of a below OJEU threshold tendering process as the procurement route to establish a framework with up to 3 contractors for a term of 3 years with the option to extend for a further 1 x 12 month period, with an estimated annual spend of £450,000 and a potential total framework value of £1.8m.

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Thomas Regan, Procurement Projects Officer 0113 535 1356 Email:

Publication date: 28/10/2019

Date of decision: 05/11/2019

Effective from: 13/11/2019

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