Issue details

OD/15/55 Appointment of Main Contractor for the Murray Road MUGA, tennis court and reinstatement of existing court to parkland project

Murray Park is located on the eastern side of Ipswich. The Park presently has a disused subsiding hard-standing area formerly used as tennis courts. Some existing playground facilities currently exist within the Park.


The project includes for creating a new tennis court and MUGA. Also for returning the disused tennis court area to parkland that is enclosed by timber fencing and incorporated timber gates.


The project is funded from a mix of Council and external funding including both capital and revenue contributions. In total the Council is making a £34,000 contribution to this project from its revenue budgets with capital funding coming from Section 106 agreements and from BIFFA.


Decision: To approve the appointment of a main contractor for the works.


Reason: To undertake the construction of a new tennis court and new MUGA plus reinstatement of the disused tennis court area back to parkland in Murray Road, Ipswich. This work has already been awarded a Lawful Development Certificate IP15/01045/CLD dated 16/11/2015.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Priory Heath;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/03/2016

Decision due: 29 Feb 2016 by Officer Decision

Consultation process

Internal consultees: The Building Design Services Operations Manager as well as Parks and Cemeteries and Legal and Procurement officers were consulted regarding the works.