Decision details

Commissioning of professional services to complete outline design up to outline planning submission for the Holme Lacy and The Paddock sites. The cost of the contract is up to £38,256

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Assurance

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To assess the viability of the Holme Lacy Site and The Paddock as affordable houses and/or to provide the potential for a capital receipt to cross-subsidise other schemes, a third party design team will need to be engaged to complete outline designs, site surveys and complete the planning application submission.

Oxford Architects LLP have the expertise in this area and are able to complete the outline design and planning application submission.

The council has opted to use an Open Single Stage Tender Process 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: Nigel Thomas, Senior Project Manager Email:

Publication date: 10/01/2022

Date of decision: 07/01/2022

Accompanying Documents: