Decision details

OD/20/23 Northgate Sports Centre Athletics Track Mark Maintenance

Decision Maker: Officer Decision

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Ipswich Borough Council has a need to upgrade certain parts of the Northgate Sports Centre athletics track for the facility to be compliant with the England Athletics Track Mark scheme. This will enable us to continue to host local and regional athletics competitions. Without the scheme, Ipswich Borough Council and the clubs would not be able to run sanctioned competitions.


Following a competitive procurement process the successful tenderer was identified as RJ Hill at a cost of £18,058. The decision is to award the contract to RJ Hill with effect 06/08/2020 and for the works to take place during 2020 to ensure compliance for the 2021 athletics season.



To provide maintenance and upgrade works to the athletics track and field area at Northgate Sports Centre in line with the Track Mark requirements.

Publication date: 14/08/2020

Date of decision: 07/08/2020

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