Decision details

OD/18/54 Commuted sums for s278 Agreement - Eastern Gateway

Decision Maker: Officer Decision

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Ipswich Borough Council are currently undertaking the first phase of infrastructure works at Sproughton Enterprise Park which involves construction of the spine road, utilities ducting and drainage.


Due to part of the project involving works to the public highway, Ipswich Borough Council must sign a Section 278 Agreement with the Local Highway Authority, Suffolk County Council, to guarantee works are undertaken to an agreed standard.


The commuted sum for the Section 278 is £34,668.


To waive contract standing orders as SCC is the only supplier of the service, and pay Suffolk County Council the commuted sum for the Section 278 Agreement.


The commuted sum for the Section 278 is £34,668.


Reason: To allow completion of all Phase 1 Infrastructure works.

Publication date: 31/01/2019

Date of decision: 29/01/2019

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