Decision details

Authority to Procure Report to source a Contractor in connection with priority concrete repair works to various housing high rise blocks

Reference: D52027

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Director of Resources and Housing is requested to approve a new procurement for priority concrete repairs to some housing high rise blocks.

6 high rise blocks have been identified for priority repair works to external facades.  A specialist contractor is needed to undertake these works. The contract will also make provision to add in up to 50% additional value of works, should other blocks also need priority action.


The Director of Resources & Housing approved the use of a restricted tender process using Constructionline to undertake a procurement process leading to the appointment of a specialist contractor to carry out priority repair works to external facades of the high rise blocks

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: Burmantofts and Richmond Hill; (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Leaseholders will be consulted in line with legislation.  Local ward members and residents for the blocks involved will be engaged and consulted in relation to planned works.


Director of Resources and Housing, procurement, legal, leaseholder team.  Ward members and residents in relation to works.

Contact: Jon Andrews, Programme Manager 077122 15525 Email:

Publication date: 24/06/2020

Date of decision: 02/07/2020

Effective from: 10/07/2020

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