Issue details

OD/17/10 Extension of existing maintenance contract by 12 months

Ipswich Borough Council currently contracts its repair and maintenance work for the operational estate with RG Carter Ipswich Ltd, the contract was originally let in 2013 for a four year term. The contract is due to expire on 31st of July 2017.


IBC has decided to extend the contract by a further 12 months, due to the following reasons:


·         The current contractor’s prices are based on the agreed national Schedule of Rates, with their agreed tendered uplift (so prices are set).


·         The contractors build quality, response times and Health and Safety record are all satisfactory.



The value of the contract extension is £150,000.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/07/2017

Decision due: 23 Jun 2017 by Officer Decision

Consultation process

Internal consultees: Procurement, S151 and Legal.