Issue details

Approval for Westgate highway works - KEY/01MAY17/01

The Cabinet member:


1.    Approved the design and construction of the Westgate public realm highway improvement scheme KEY/01MAY17/01 for the financial year of 2017/2018 and authorise the associated package of work to be issued to Skanska Construction UK Limited under the Council’s existing agreement with SKANSKA dated 18th September 2013 (the Highways Services Agreement. The total scheme package is £1.5m. This will be funded through the medium term financial strategy.


2.    Authorised the Director of Growth and Regeneration to vary the works order value when required subject to:


                 i.             available budget being in place;

                ii.             the total sum of each variation not exceeding £100,000,

               iii.            the combined value of any authorised variation(s) do not exceed the total sum of £500,000.


Any variations are to be made in prior consultation with internal audit, finance and legal services.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings greater than £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Central;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/03/2017

Decision due: Not before 1st Aug 2017 by Cabinet Member for Growth, Planning, Housing and Economic Development

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Growth, Planning, Housing and Economic Development

Lead director: Executive Director Place and Economy

Department: Place and Economy

Contact: Lewis Banks, Transport & Environment Manager Email: Email: Tel: 01733 317465.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Growth, Environment and Resources Scrutiny Committee