Decision details

Authority to procure contractors to undertake Damp Proofing Prevention Works Including Timber Treatment

Reference: D54043

Decision Maker: Director of Resources

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval needed to undertake procurement of up to 2 specialist contractors to support LBS with damp proofing prevention works including, timber treatment to Leeds City Council Leeds City Council domestic occupied and unoccupied (voids) properties.

Currently, there is no contract in place for Damp Proofing Services and this requirement is being carried out by multi trade contractors under an interim arrangement. This new contract will cover the East, and South of the City with an expected start date in July 2021 for the duration of 2years plus 2 x 12 months possible extension.


The Director of Resources approved the use of a restricted constructionline tendering process as the procurement route to establish a framework of 2 contractors. This framework will start 1st July 2021 for a duration of 2 years with an option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months. The value is estimated at £244,000 per annum and a potential total framework value of £976,000.

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

WAM, WBR, Trade Unions


WAM, WBR, Head of Leeds Building Services, LBS Senior Service Managers, Housing Leeds, Procurement and Commercial Services.

Contact: Craig Simpson, Head of Leeds Building Services 0113 3785416 Email:

Publication date: 28/04/2021

Date of decision: 07/05/2021

Effective from: 15/05/2021

Current call-in Count: 0

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