Issue details

Decision to spend on adaptations to the Hillside Care Centre

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

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/08/2022

Decision due: 4 April 2022 by Service Director - Social Care Delivery

Contact: Mandy Appleby, Service Director - Social Care Delivery Email: