{meta} Decision - Junction 13 Highway Improvement Works

Decision details

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes



Salford City Council - Record of Decision


I Paul Dennett, City Mayor, in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council Constitution do hereby approve:-


1.    Approve the appointment of Eric Wright Civil Engineering Ltd at a target cost of £1,194,262.27 to deliver the junction 13 highway improvement works. 


Detail required

Title/Description of Contracted Service/Supply/Project

Junction 13 highway improvement works

Name of Successful Contractor

Eric Wright Civil Engineering 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


Full Project

Contract Duration

6 months 

Contract Start Date


Contract End Date


Optional Extension Period 1

Optional Extension Period 2

Who will approve each Extension Period?

Procurement Board (extension > £100k)

Contact Officer (Name & number)

Paul Gill, 0161 793 2207

Lead Service Group

Other (please identify below)


How the contract was procured?

(to be supplied by Corporate Procurement)

Framework Call-off (Mini Competition)

Framework Details (where applicable)

(Procurement Body, Framework Reference & Title, Start/End Dates, Hyperlink, etc.)

Bolton Highway Framework

Funding Source

Combination of Above (please detail below)

SCC capital programme & Growth Deal 3



The Reasons are: Approving this scheme will enable the delivery of the RHS off-site highway works in accordance with the SCC-RHS development agreement and will provide capacity enhancements at the city’s most congested junction.


Assessment of Risk: Low – SCC has secured Growth Deal funding to deliver this scheme. The Growth Deal funding needs to be spent by March 2021.

The source of funding is Growth Deal 3 grant funding (64%) and Salford City Council capital programme monies (36%).



Legal Advice obtained Yes – Tony Hatton, Principal Solicitor


Financial Advice obtained Yes – Natalie Birchall, Finance Officer Level 2


Procurement Comments Yes – Jennifer Hilton, Category Manager Level 2


Contact Officer:  Paul Gill, Senior Development Manager, Ext: 2207


*         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:    PAUL DENNETT          Dated:  10 JULY 2019                                                 

                     City Mayor




*         This decision was published on 10 July 2019.         


*         This decision will come in force at 4.00 p.m. on 17 July 2019 unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.


Publication date: 10/07/2019

Date of decision: 10/07/2019

Decided at meeting: 10/07/2019 - Procurement Board

Effective from: 18/07/2019

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