Decision details

OD/16/06 Appointment of Consultants to Prepare Non-Statutory Suffolk Strategic Planning and Infrastructure Framework (SPIF)

Decision Maker: Officer Decision

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Borough is acting on behalf of the Suffolk Local Authorities to procure a contract for the preparation by consultants of a non-statutory Suffolk-wide Strategic Planning and Infrastructure Framework.


The contract will be fully funded through the SCC Transformation Challenge Award (TCA) and will be administered by the TCA Board.  The cost of the contract will be likely to be up to £300,000.  It is hoped that the contract will be let in August and a SPIF prepared by April next year.  A Members Working Group chaired by Councillor Ellesmere has approved the draft contract.


That the letting of the Contract be administered by Ipswich Borough Council in consultation with the TCA Board.


Reason: To provide a planning framework for development in Suffolk up to 2036.

Publication date: 04/07/2016

Date of decision: 09/06/2016

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