{meta} Decision - Request for Approval - Exception to Contractual Standing Orders - Award of contract - Multi-Disciplinary Design Team consultants - Proposed Intermediate Care Unit

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 chairman of the Procurement Board, in exercise of the powers contained within the Council Constitution do hereby:

Approve an Exception to Contractual Standing Orders to award a contract to appoint Multi-Disciplinary Design Team consultants to take forward design proposals for the proposed Intermediate Care Unit that will lead to a Planning application for the ICU on Stott Lane to be made. The report proposes that the City Council endorse the appointment of Day Architects by SRFT using the SBS framework

The Reasons are

To progress the ICJC decision of the structural model, a traditional two storey 60 bedded Intermediate Care Unit on Stott Lane, as a Salford City Council owned asset, funded through a 25 year capital loan, forming part of the pooled budget.

Options considered and rejected were:

An alternative site within the grounds of Salford Royal Foundation Trust

Assessment of Risk:

Strategic risks of not implementing a suitable IMC estates solution would see a failure to improve outcomes and experience for Salford citizens

The source of funding is: Salford City Council, Capital Programme

Legal Advice obtained from: Tony Hatton

Financial Advice obtained from: Chris Hesketh

Procurement Advice obtained from: Deborah Derbyshire

Contact Officer: Judd Skelton                            Tel No 0161 212 5632


*         The Lead Member for Adult Services, Health and Wellbeing has previously been briefed on, and indicated her support for, the proposal.


*         The appropriate scrutiny committee to call-in the decision is the Health and Social Care 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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