Decision details

Approve expenditure of up to £77,000 for professional fees and investigative surveys in order to define the project scope and commence design work for Project 2 at the Pembridge Gypsy and Traveller site

Decision Maker: Assistant Director for Regulatory, Environment and Waste Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


1) To enable the senior project manager to make decisions with the construction manager around expenditure necessary to properly define the project scope and to progress the design proposals with the benefit of accurate survey information.
2) To enable a detailed and coherent proposal to be produced, which will lead to a more accurate procurement process and the receipt of tenders which are more competitive and have greater cost certainty.
3) To significantly reduce the risk of project delay due to the Council’s internal procedures relating to having the ability to spend the identified budget lines relating to the project.
4) To enable the senior project manager to issue instructions in a timely manner around agreed spend.
5) To enable the senior project manager to authorise timesheets for professional fees.

Contact: David Jones, Senior Project Manager Email:

Publication date: 08/01/2021

Date of decision: 05/01/2021

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