Decision details

OD/20/45 Myrtle Road Wall Repair

Decision Maker: Officer Decision

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Ipswich Borough Council are proposing to carry out urgent repairs to the boundary wall of Myrtle road and Holywells Park.


Following a structural survey, it has been established that nearby trees are causing damage to the wall. These trees have now been removed but the wall requires rebuilding to make it safe.


An urgent quote has been obtained from RG Carters Ltd. for £16,972.20 to remove the wall, install a new foundation, rebuild the wall and the remove all safety shoring so that the footpath can be reopened.


The works will be funded from existing repair budgets and considered to be good value.


To exempt this work from Contract Standing Orders (one quote obtained).


Reason: To enable an order to be placed to RG Carters Ltd. to enable the wall to be rebuilt.

Publication date: 10/11/2020

Date of decision: 03/11/2020

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