Issue details

Authority to call-off works from an existing framework for the retro-fitting of Automatic Sprinkler Systems to a further 19 housing high-rise blocks

The Director of Resources and Housing is requested to approve a call-off from the council’s existing single-supplier framework contract with Armstrong Priestley for approx. £3.12m of specialist works to retro-fit Automatic Sprinkler Systems to housing high rise blocks.

The contractor will work for and with Leeds Building Services to undertake works to 16 blocks, over a period of three years from spring 2020.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Decision status:

Wards affected: Armley; Beeston and Holbeck; Burmantofts and Richmond Hill; Chapel Allerton; Headingley and Hyde Park; Killingbeck and Seacroft; Kirkstall; Little London and Woodhouse;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/11/2019

Decision due: Not before 8th Jan 2020 by Director of Resources and Housing

Lead director: Director of Resources and Housing

Department: Resources and Housing

Contact: Louise Almond 0113 3781347 Email:

Consultation process

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 and legal. Residents in relation to the works.