Decision details

Commissioning of professional advice to complete the site valuation before purchase of the former Job Centre, St Nicholas Street and The old Post Office, St Peters Street, Hereford ahead of the potential Council purchase. The cost of the site is £7,1

Decision Maker: Director of Economy and Place

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

• The council is keen to progress the investigation of delivering affordable housing as quickly as possible. Expert advice is required to inform decisions regarding the sites value of any purchase of third party owned housing schemes on across Herefordshire.

• Fisher German LLP have the expertise in this area and are able to complete a Red Book Valuation and initial assessment of the site.

• The council has opted to use three quotes to assess the value for money of this contract. The procurement process complied with the council’s contract procedure rules for a contract of this value.

Contact: Neil Taylor, Interim director of economy and place Email: Neil.Taylor@herefordshire.gov.uk Tel: 01432 260921.

Publication date: 13/09/2021

Date of decision: 13/09/2021

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