Decision details

OD/15/21 Appointment of Lead Consultant for the South Street Car Park Extension Works

Decision Maker: Officer Decision

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The existing South Street car park is an open site located off South Street in the west of Ipswich. Recently Ipswich Borough Council completed 2 purchases of additional land adjacent to the existing car park area.  The additional land opens onto Norwich Road between some shop premises where a shop had previously been demolished.  The additional land is to be developed into further car parking with a tarmacadam finish.

In July 2015, quotations were sought for the lead consultant for the South Street Car Park extensions works (for details, please see the attached Officer Decision Notice). Following a competitive procurement process, the winning supplier’s bid amounted to £11,862.50 plus VAT.


To approve the appointment of the winning lead supplier (subject to appropriate/standard terms and conditions).


Reason: The lead supplier submitting the lowest compliant bid, able to develop the car park design and administer on all project-related works.  This work will be subject to the scheme being awarded planning permission.
Note: The basic premise (i.e. to extend the car park) has already been discussed and agreed in principle by the Executive.

Publication date: 23/07/2015

Date of decision: 21/07/2015

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