Decision details

Appointment of Externiture UK to remove and replace existing bus shelters at Hereford Country Bus Station

Decision Maker: Corporate Director – Economy & Environment

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Commission Externiture UK to commence with the production, supply and installation of 10 sedum roof bus shelters, and other associated works via the KCS Framework route at Country Bus Station and to award a contract within a budget of £230,500.
Cabinet Member decision dated 7th October 2021 set out HCCI programme with budget for City Greening of £362,000.00 with spend to date being £56,500.53.
? The Hereford City Centre Improvements (HCCI) project will commit £198,000.00 to this award, and the remaining costs of £35,000.00 will be covered by the Mitigation of Risk on the Network budget for which the Budget Holder has given confirmation.
? The project will replace the existing shelters due to disrepair and poor condition, improve air quality through use of sedum roofed shelters, and replace the 12 stands as well as providing a standalone dedicated shelter for the City’s Zipper Service. The City Council have been kept informed on the development.
? HCCI improvements will create an attractive vibrant city centre for people to spend time for shopping and leisure.
? This commission plus contingency totals £230,500, using HCCI and Mitigation of Risk on the Network budgets.
? The supplier has procured from KCS framework following discussions with Procurement.
? This procurement route has been identified to achieve the timescales associated with the LEP funding agreement.
? The cabinet member has been fully briefed regarding the proposals.

Contact: Ross Cook, Corporate Director - Economy and Environment Email:

Publication date: 01/02/2024

Date of decision: 01/02/2024

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