{meta} Decision - Bloom Street and William Street Public Realm Improvements

Decision details

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Salford City Council - Record of Decision


I Councillor Bill Hinds, as chair of the Procurement Board, in exercise of the powers contained within the Council Constitution do hereby approve the Bloom Street & William Street Public Realm Improvements project at a cost of £567,676.57

The Reasons are to enable the project to be implemented on site to deliver:

  • improved walking and cycling facilities including an upgraded ‘Toucan’ crossing facility across Trinity Way;
  • enhancements to the public realm including tree planting and sustainable urban drainage systems, and
  • carriageway and footway resurfacing.

Options considered and rejected were. N/A

The project has been developed from an initial concept design through a feasibility study leading into detailed design. Consultation has been undertaken with local members, businesses and stakeholders throughout the process.

Assessment of Risk – Low


§  Projects to carry out similar works within the City have been delivered successfully in the past.

§  Detailed designs have been drawn up for the project and the submitted tender price reflects this.


The sources of funding are the Block 3 and Regeneration & Property capital programmes for 2018/19

Legal Advice obtained – supplied by Tony Hatton, Principal Solicitor (0161 219 6323)

Financial Advice obtained. – supplied by Alison Woods, Finance Officer (0161 925 1135

Procurement Advice obtained. – supplied by Christine Flisk, Procurement  Manager (0161 686 6245) and Paul Nugent, Strategic Head of Procurement (0161 686 6246)


2018/19 Block 3 Transport Capital Programme


Contact Officer:  Stephen Hands                       Tel No: 0161 779 4931




*         This decision is not subject to consideration by another Lead Member


*         The appropriate scrutiny committee to call-in the decision is the Growth and Prosperity Scrutiny Panel.






Signed:     BILL HINDS               Dated:      28 November 2018                           

                     Lead Member




*         This decision was published on 28 November 2028     


*         This decision will come in force at 4.00 p.m. on 5 December 2018                                            unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.


Publication date: 28/11/2018

Date of decision: 28/11/2018

Decided at meeting: 28/11/2018 - Procurement Board

Effective from: 06/12/2018

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