Issue details

West Cheltenham Transport Improvement Scheme; UK Cyber Business Park –Contract Procurement and Ancillary Orders Phases 3 & 4 and Walking and Cycling Improvements

To seek Cabinet approval for the Executive Director of Economy, Environment & Infrastructure to be authorised to conduct a compliant competitive tender process and to award a contract in respect of the West Cheltenham Transport Improvement Scheme; UK Cyber Business Park Phases 3 & 4 and Walking and Cycling Improvements;

Upon conclusion of the competitive tender process, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning and following Executive Decision Paper approval, to enter into a contract with the preferred provider evaluated as offering the Council best value for money for delivery of the services. In the event that the preferred provider for the contract is either unable or unwilling to enter into that contract with the Council then the officer is authorised to enter into such contract with the next willing highest placed suitably qualified provider

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/05/2020

Decision due: 17 Jun 2020 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Environment and Planning

Contact: Simon Excell, Lead Commissioner Strategic Infrastructure Email: Tel: 01452-428487.


Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning - Cllr Nigel Moor
Local Members
Cllr Chris Coleman for Chelt St Marks/Peters,
Cllr Suzzane Williams for Hester Way and Springbank)
Cllr Simon Wheeler for Benhall and Up Hatherley,
Cheltenham Borough Council
Tewkesbury Borough Council
GFirst LEP
Highways England
MP’s Alex Chalk (Cheltenham) and Richard Graham (Gloucester)
Residents, general public and businesses (Public engagement undertaken in March 2020)
Wide range of consultees as part of the statutory consultation exercise (Police/Ambulance/Freight & Haulage associations)

Scrutiny Input: None

Planned Dates: Full Business Case Decision by LEP – June 2020 Tender assessment and award – Autumn 2020 Construction start – January 2021 Scheme complete and open to the public – December 2021