Decision details

Schools Capital Maintenance Programme - Appointment of Building Contractor

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing and Homelessness

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To agree a series of essential works contracts under the planned “Capital Maintenance Programme”. Comprised of primarily health and safety and maintenance works, for example replacement / repair of roofs and windows, upgrade of mechanical & electrical services, envelope repairs, and general building works repairs. These works are required and essential to protect and extend the life of the schools services & facilities. The anticipated cost of the contract is still subject to the current scoping exercise taking place, but it is thought the works package will be in the region of £4m.


1.    To award Cuttle Construction Ltd the works contract for the Capital Maintenance Programme Building works package at various schools throughout the borough to the value of £616,858.00, from 27th March 2017 to 31st July 2017 (18 weeks).


2.    That a client held project contingency (as detailed in the part 2 of this report) be awarded as part of the overall budget for this scheme to deal with unforeseen construction or contract issues that may arise during the works, only to be instructed via written authorisation by the client through the agreed and approved change control procedure.


Publication date: 07/02/2017

Date of decision: 15/02/2017

Effective from: 23/02/2017

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