{meta} Decision - Request for Approval - Salford Bolton Network Improvements (SBNI) - Delivery Package 4 (DP4) Increase in Purchase Order Value

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 Council Constitution do hereby;


1.     Approve the increase in Purchase Order value to Eurovia from its current value of £3,149,816 to £4,415,385 to cover additional costs incurred during works.


2.     Note the intention for SCC to work with TfGM and GMCA to secure Growth Deal funding to cover this increase in costs in line with the terms of the SBNI Delivery Agreement.


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Title/Description of Contracted Service/Supply/Project

Salford Bolton Network Improvements (SBNI) – Package 4 (DP4)

Name of Successful Contractor

Eurovia Infrastructure Limited

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


Contract Start Date

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Contract End Date

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Optional Extension Period 1


Optional Extension Period 2


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Contact Officer (Name & number)

Opu Anwar x4880

Lead Service Group


How the contract was procured?

(to be supplied by procurement)

Mini Competition

Framework Details (where applicable)

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

Manchester Highways Framework

Funding Source

Combination of Above (please detail below)


Historic Capital Grants and Existing Growth Deal Balance.

Ethical Contractor

Mayor’s Employment Charter

Committed to sign up to charter





Accredited Living Wage Employer



The Reasons are raise value of purchase order to cover costs due to the contractor


Options considered and rejected were; N/A.


Assessment of Risk;

High – As stated in the Delivery Agreement, there is no obligation for funds to be made available from Growth Deal funding to cover the £1,265,569 that Salford Council is committed to paying Eurovia for the SBNI DP4 works.


The source of funding is Historic Capital Grants and Existing Growth Deal Balance.

Legal Advice obtained; Tony Hatton, Principal Solicitor

Financial Advice obtained: Natalie Birchall, Finance Officer

Procurement Advice obtained; Heather Stanton

HR Advice obtained; N/A

Climate Change Implications obtained: N/A


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

Report to the City Mayor’s Regeneration Briefing – 13July 2015

Urban Vision – Regeneration Panel Presentation – July 2016

Report to Lead Member for Planning & Sustainable Development – 9th May 2017

Report to the Procurement Board – 10th July 2019


Contact Officer: Opu Anwar

Telephone number: x4880


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:     PAUL DENNETT         Dated:  22nd April 2021.

                    City Mayor


*         This decision was published on 22nd April 2021  

*         This decision will come in force at 4.00 p.m. on 29th April unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.


Publication date: 22/04/2021

Date of decision: 21/04/2021

Decided at meeting: 21/04/2021 - Procurement Board

Effective from: 30/04/2021

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