Record of a Council Decision delegated to be made by a Cabinet Member

Last updated 13 November 2019

Item decided: Exception to Contract Procedure Rules (6.1) to enable the procurement of design team and construction contractor by PSP Facilitating Ltd on behalf of the Wyre Forest Limited Liability Partnership to undertake the redevelopment of the former Lloyds Garage site, Bridge Street, Stourport-on-Severn.


Cabinet Member who has taken decision

Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Economic Regeneration, Planning and Capital Investments

Date of the decision

Wednesday 13 November 2019

Reason for the decision/alternatives considered

The Council has entered into a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) with Public Sector Plc (PSP). The Council has agreed with PSP a proposed redevelopment of the former Lloyds Garage site to provide a new temporary accommodation facility and to use its Capital Portfolio Fund to fund the development, subject to further development of the design, costs and any tender price continuing to meet financial viability tests. In order to progress to design and detailed costs stage it has been agreed that PSP Facilitating Ltd will act on behalf of the LLP to procure the design team, oversee delivery of the project and undertake construction contractor procurement.In order to be able to do this the Council will require an exception to its Contract Procedure Rules under s6.1 & 6.2 on the basis that PSP has previous expert knowledge of the scheme. Under the provisions for exceptions the Cabinet Member is able to agree an exception for a works contract falling below the EU procurement threshold, which this project does. The full details explaining the exception are appended but contain commercially confidential information and as such are exempt.

Date and source of Delegated Decision (if appropiate)

Wyre Forest District Council - Contract Procedure rules 6.1 and 6.2

Officer(s) consulted - if applicable

Solicitor to the Council, Corporate Directors: Resources and Economic Prosperity and Place.

Any interest declared by the Consultee or Cabinet Member


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