Decision details

OD/16/14 Procurement of a Spider for grass cutting banks and slopes

Decision Maker: Officer Decision

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Parks have a contract for cutting grass on Highways and Housing land. In order to carry out this work in a safe manner this piece of equipment allows steep banks to be cut without risk to the operator, public, traffic and property and within the cutting frequency. Having considered the merits and benefits of the options available, namely comparing price and specification of suitable equipment it is the view that this equipment is the only suitable one to do the work and after discussion with the Parks Workshop Supervisor and Area Supervisors, all are in agreement with the decision taken, to purchase the Ransomes Spider at a total cost of £12,913.


To purchase the Ransomes Spider at a total cost of £12,913.

Publication date: 04/07/2016

Date of decision: 20/06/2016

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