Decision details

OD/15/53 Appointment of Main Contractor for the Extension of the Car Park at South Street

Decision Maker: Officer Decision

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Ipswich Borough Council now owns a parcel of land adjacent to the existing car park off South Street. The land opens onto Norwich Road between some shop premises where a previous shop had been previously demolished.


This additional land is to be developed into further car parking with a tarmacadam finish, lighting, landscaping, drainage, fencing, an additional ticket machine, cycle staple, signage and the provision of ducted services ready for the connection of CCTV.


Decision: To approve the appointment of a main contractor for the works.


Reason: To undertake the construction of an extension to the existing car park facility in South Street, Ipswich. This work has already been awarded the necessary planning permission.


Following a competitive procurement process, eight tenders were returned and evaluated on the basis of cost (60%) and quality (40%).


The winning supplier scored 90% under a competitive evaluation model. The second-placed supplier scored 79% respectively. The contract value is £108,429.12 plus VAT.

Publication date: 01/03/2016

Date of decision: 29/02/2016

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