Decision details

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Salford City Council – Record of Decision


I Councillor Youd, Lead Member for Finance and Support Services and chairman of the Procurement Board, in exercise of the powers contained within the Council Constitution do hereby approve:


·         Approval to Award the Contract forLark Hill Primary School Remediation Scheme, as detailed in the table below:


Detail required


Title/Description of Contracted Service/Supply/Project

Lark Hill Primary Playing Field

Name of Successful Contractor

Groundwork Landscapes Ltd

Supplier Registration Number

(to be supplied by Corporate Procurement)


Type of organisation

(to be supplied by Corporate Procurement)

Private Limited Company

Status of Organisation

(to be supplied by Corporate Procurement)


Contract Value (£)


Contract Duration

12 weeks

Contract Start Date


Contract End Date


Optional Extension Period 1


Optional Extension Period 2


Who will approve each Extension Period?

Procurement Board (extension > £150k)

Contact Officer (Name & number)

Daniel Sterry 07971634018

Lead Service Group


How the contract was procured?

(to be supplied by procurement)

 Technical and Highways Works Framework – Lot 6 – Landscaping and Associated Works

Framework Details (where applicable)

(procurement body, framework reference & title, start/ end date


Funding Source

Capital Programme

Ethical Contractor (EC): Mayor’s Employment Charter


EC: Committed to sign Charter


EC: Accredited Living Wage Employer


The main works are to the playing fields of Larkhill Primary School.


Options considered and rejected were: not to award the Contract.


Assessment of Risk: Low – funding is available from the Capital Maintenance Programme 2023/24 (Salford City Council’s Engineering and Landscape Design Structures team are experienced in undertaking similar refurbishment schemes).


The source of funding is: Capital Maintenance Programme 2023/24.


Legal Advice obtained: Yes – received from Tony Hatton, Principal Solicitor, tel. 0161 219 6323.


Financial Advice obtained: Yes – received from Natalie Birchall, Finance manager Ext 793 2316.


Procurement Advice obtained: Yes – received from Heather Stanton, Procurement Officer Ext 686 6241.


Contact Officer: Daniel Sterry

Telephone number: 07971634018


This matter is not subject to consideration by another Lead Member.


The appropriate Scrutiny Committee to call-in the decision is the Growth and Prosperity Panel.



Signed:   Councillor Jack Youd                Dated: 14.09.23                                       


Lead Member for Finance, Support Services & Industrial Relations




*           This decision was published on14.09.23 September 2023

*           This decision will come in force at 4.00 p.m. on 21.09.23 September 2023 unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision-Making Process Rules.



Publication date: 14/09/2023

Date of decision: 13/09/2023

Decided at meeting: 13/09/2023 - Procurement Board

Effective from: 22/09/2023

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