Decision to spend on adaptations to the Hillside Care Centre
Decision Maker: Service Director - Social Care Delivery
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The refurbishment and landscape works are the
second phase of works at Hillside to complete the residential care
facility and improve the dementia friendly environment following
the decision to spend up to £1m of the capital Programme
funding on refurbishment after flooding.
The other element of this project is to adapt one wing of the building and
install specialist equipment and technology which will be used to deliver
an Independent Living Demonstration and Assessment Centre that will
offer facilities for demonstration of equipment, adaptations and
technology and offer advice.
Owen Pell Ltd have been identified as the bidder representing
best value for money following a competitive tender and assessment
process in accordance with Council procurement procedures. Tenders
were invited via the Southwest Portal and five companies returned valid
tenders for consideration.
The work to be awarded to Owen Pell Ltd at a cost of £528,799.13. There
will then follow a value engineering exercise to bring the cost down to
meet the construction element value of the budget.
There is also a boost to the local economy as Owen Pell Ltd are a local
Contact: Mandy Appleby, Service Director - Social Care Delivery Email: Mandy.Appleby@herefordshire.gov.uk.
Publication date: 11/08/2022
Date of decision: 04/04/2022