{meta} Agenda for Procurement Board on Wednesday, 24 August 2022, 10.00 am

Agenda and decisions

Venue: Salford Suite, Salford Civic Centre, Chorley Road, Swinton. View directions

Contact: Chris Howl 

No. Item


Face to Face public meetings at The Salford Suite - advice for members of the public (updated 31.05.22) pdf icon PDF 262 KB


Apologies for absence


Declarations of interest


To approve, as a correct record, the minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 10 August 2022 pdf icon PDF 123 KB


Matters arising


Decision items - Part 1 (open to the public)


Approval to Award the Contract for the construction of the design & build of 177 units at Longshaw Drive, Little Hulton to Seddon Construction pdf icon PDF 431 KB


Any other business - Part 1 (open to the public)


Exclusion of the public


Decision items - Part 2 (closed to the public)


Approval to Award the Contract for the construction of the design & build of 177 units at Longshaw Drive, Little Hulton to Seddon Construction. pdf icon PDF 211 KB


Salford City Council - Record of Decision


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

·         The award of the contract to Seddon Construction, to act as Construction Partner, for the construction phase of the design and build of 177 units at Longshaw Drive following previous approval to progress the scheme to RIBA stage 4 (report approved at Procurement Board on 28th July 2021).

·         Approves the overall development budget of £39,191,932 – Contractor Costs £37,482,960 and Salford City Council costs £1,708,972 (for statutory costs, surveys and fees).


Detail required


Title/Description of Contracted Service/Supply/Project

Construction of 177 units and associated works at Longshaw Drive, Little Hulton

Name of Successful Contractor

Seddon Construction

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 (£)

£39,191,932 - full project

Contract Duration

Approx. 35 months

Contract Start Date


Contract End Date


Optional Extension Period 1

12 months

Optional Extension Period 2

Who will approve each Extension Period?

Procurement Board (extension > £150k)

Contact Officer (Name & number)

Gill Holt - 0161 793 2476

Lead Service Group


How the contract was procured?

(to be supplied by procurement)

Framework call-off (mini competition)

Framework Details (where applicable)

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

Innovation Chain North Framework

Funding Source

Capital Programme

Ethical Contractor (EC): Mayor’s Employment Charter


EC: Committed to sign Charter


EC: Accredited Living Wage Employer


The Reason is the requirement to increase numbers of Affordable housing across the city, being a key objective for the City Mayor and the Council, in order to meet a clearly identified need within the City.


Options considered and rejected were not to progress the housing development.


Assessment of Risk - Medium. 

As detailed in the Part 2 report


The source of funding is Capital Programme

The cost of this scheme is included within the approved capital programme funded from a combination of Self-Financing, Borrowing, Homes England Grant and Brownfield Land grant.


Financial Advice

As detailed in the Part 2 Report.


Legal Advice

As detailed in the Part 2 Report


Procurement Advice obtained from Deborah Derbyshire, Category Manager Place Ext 6244


The procurement of the project was undertaken through the ICN Framework which is open to public sector bodies.  The process was conducted under the terms of the framework and is therefore compliant with the Procurement Contract Regulations and the Councils Contractual Standing Orders.


HR Advice obtained – N/a




Climate Change Implications obtained from Michael Hemmingway, Principal Officer Climate Change


The project has been developed as low energy low carbon to exceed current Building Regulations relating to energy efficiency and carbon reduction.  The operational and running costs of the new homes were a significant factor in the overall requirements. The designs are required to support the objectives of Salford City Council becoming  ...  view the full decision text for item 9a


Date and time of next meeting

14:00pm on Wednesday 14 September 2022 in the Salford Suite at the Public Document Pack Salford Civic Centre, Chorley Road, Swinton, M27 5DA