Decision details

Approval to: • Issue a Stage 1 Appointment Letter for the delivery of General Needs Housing Bundle One; and • Enter into a Design Services Agreement (DSA) to deliver General Needs Housing at Tarnside Drive and Mardale Crescent

Reference: D50221

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

The Director of Resources and Housing granted approval to:
• Issue a Stage 1 Appointment Letter to appoint Wates Construction Limited (“Wates”) to deliver General Needs Housing Bundle 1; and
• Enter into a Design Services Agreement (DSA) in the sum of £276,372.34 with Wates to further develop their proposals for the Tarnside Drive and Mardale Crescent scheme as part of the second stage of the tender process. The expectation is that the DSA will be signed in October 2019 and, based on the contractor’s programme submitted with their stage 1 bid, will last for a period of 38 weeks, with confirmation of the contract start and end dates and any extension of the contract term to be delegated to the Head of the Council Housing Growth Programme for approval. This initial sum will cover the DSA contract stage with construction costs to be provided in a subsequent report regarding the construction contract award.
• The Director of Resources and Housing noted that Appendices 1, 2, 3 and 5 should be designated as exempt from publication

Wards Affected: Gipton and Harehills; Killingbeck and Seacroft;

Contact: Wendy Myers, Project Manager 0113 37 82815 Email: Wendy.Myers@leeds.gov.uk.

Publication date: 15/10/2019

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