Issue details

Fastershire Broadband – Contract Award to Airband to deliver full fibre to 4 Clusters in the Forest of Dean

That to award a contract award to Airband to the value of £936,722, in order to extend the planned delivery phase of full fibre broadband network, to deliver no less than 691 additional premises in the Forest of Dean, subject to state aid approval

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Other - not a key decision;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/11/2020

Decision due: 11 Nov 2020 by Lead Commissioner - Strategic Infrastructure

Lead member: Cabinet Member - Economy, Education and Skills

Lead director: Lead Commissioner - Strategic Infrastructure

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


Lead Cabinet Member for Economy, Education and Skills
Lead Commissioner - Strategic Infrastructure
Ashford Solicitors (Fastershire Legal Advisors)
Commercial Services Manager (Herefordshire Council)
Building Digital UK (BDUK)
Department for Environment, Food and Affairs (DEFRA)


Background papers

  • Fastershire Broadband Strategy 2019-2022 (revised):  
  • Cabinet Paper – 1 February 2017:  
  • Cabinet Paper - 20 December 2019: http://svrgl1036/ieDecisionDetails.aspx?ID=1393  
  • Executive Officer Decision - 20 August 2018