Decision details

Gloucester South West Bypass (GSWB) Llanthony Road Improvements – Contract Procurement

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Highways and Flooding

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To seek Cabinet Member approval to accept the DfT Levelling Up Capital Fund grant for £9.122 million for Gloucester South West Bypass Llanthony Road Widening Scheme, thereby increasing the Highways capital budget, to conduct a competitive tender process for the supply of highway construction works and to award a contract

 

Decision:

In coming to this decision, I have given due and full regard to the requirements of the public sector equality duty contained in section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 (“the Act”) by reference to the law itself and also the relevant Equality Impact Assessment, which was prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Act.

 

Having fully considered all of the available information, I have decided to reject the alternative options and take the recommended decision to:

 

Approve the Council’s receipt of a DfT Levelling Up Capital grant funding of £9.122 million which shall be added to the EE&I Capital Programme against the GSWB Scheme; and

 

Delegate authority to the Head of Highways, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Highways and Flood to:

 

a) Conduct a competitive procurement process in respect of a contract for the supply of highway construction works in relation to the Gloucester South West Bypass Llanthony Road Widening Improvements scheme; and

 

b) Award such contract to the successful tenderer

 

For the reasons set out in the report.

 

Publication date: 28/01/2022

Date of decision: 28/01/2022

Effective from: 05/02/2022

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