{meta} Decision - Chapel Street Remedial Works

Decision details

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes




Salford City Council - Record of Decision


I, Councillor Hinds, 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:


·       The proposal to procure AE Yates to provide Design and Construction works for remedial works on Chapel Street through a Direct Award.


·       An exception to Contractual Standing Orders due to urgency to procure the works and carry out the works on site in the time available prior to major highway works commencing within the regional centre. In accordance with Paragraph 3.1 as follows:

-      The need for the goods, services or works is so urgent that the time needed to comply with the rules would be prejudicial to the council’s interests.

-      There are value for money reasons justifying an exception.


·       The award of the Contract for Chapel Street Remedial Worksas detailed in the table below:


Detail required

Title/Description of Contracted Service/Supply/Project

Chapel Street Remedial Works

Name of Successful Contractor

A E Yates

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

8 months

Contract Start Date


Contract End Date


Optional Extension Period 1


Optional Extension Period 2


Who will approve each Extension Period?

Choose an item.

Contact Officer (Name & number)

Lead Service Group


Reason for CSO Exception

(select all that apply)

The need for the goods, services or works is so urgent that the time needed to comply with the rules would be prejudicial to the Council’s interests

Specialist services/supplies which are available only from one supplier. For example, specialist niche consultants or suppliers where there is a sole supplier of patented or proprietary articles, materials or services exclusively provided by a statutory undertaker or other bodies

For reasons of compatibility with existing services/products – for example, equipment that needs parts from its own manufacturer

Where any of the standing orders are inconsistent with any legislative requirements, in which instance the provisions of the appropriate legislation shall prevail

Where the Council can demonstrate that an integrated or strategic approach to procurement is being implemented and there is a requirement to align services or contracts to co-terminus end dates

There are value for money reasons justifying a CSO Exception

School Governors: in relation to the Local Management of Schools (LMS), where schools have adopted their own standing orders

The shared legal service, in respect of the appointment of counsel

Strategic Director of CHSC: contracts for the provision of personal care services or facilities pursuant to the National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990

Funding Source

External Funding Source (please identify below)


Financial Settlement


The Reasons are to carry out works to repair Chapel Street within constrained timescales.

Options considered and rejected were; not to carry out works.

Assessment of Risk:  Medium – The contractor has qualified to be on a regionally recognised framework in a design and build capacity.

The source of funding is: Financial settlement

Legal Advice obtained : Tony Hatton Tel 0161 219 6323

Financial Advice obtained : Natalie Birchall Ext 2316

Procurement Advice obtained: Christine Flisk x6245

The following documents have been used to assist the decision process.

·       Report of the Strategic Director for Sustainable Regeneration to Lead Member for Planning 14th June 2010


Contact Officer:  Shoaib Mohammad x6194/ Opu Anwar x4880 



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


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




Signed:    COUNCILLOR BILL HINDS               Dated:  10 JULY 2019                                                 

                     Lead Member




*         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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