Decision details

OD/17/73 AQ source apportionment study

Decision Maker: Officer Decision

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Environmental Protection require a contractor to carry out a source apportionment and transport intervention study as part of producing the new Air Quality Action plan, to meet the legal duty on the Council under the Environment Act 1995.


A competitive tender process was held and evaluated. The tender demonstrating a high level of technical experience, appropriate methodology, economic viability and project timeframes was accepted.

The contract is for a one off study to be undertaken during Spring 2018 utilising available budget within Environmental Protection for 2017/18, this is for the sum of £14,150 (Ex VAT).



To appoint WSP UK Ltd


Alternative options conceded and why rejected:

The possibility of undertaking this work in-house was rejected as the team do not currently have the capacity or resources to carry out the work.


List of background papers:

Declaration of air quality management areas Executive report E/17/31

Publication date: 14/03/2018

Date of decision: 05/03/2018

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