Decision Maker: Service Director - Economic Growth
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
At the Staveley 21 Project Board (17th October
2022), the board agreed the implementation of the Staveley 21
project, along with a list of appointments which could be
progressed to support this implementation.
The funding for the work was secured through the Town Deal, which has allocated £5.9m for the development of the Staveley 21 project.
That the Service Director for Economic Growth
• The appointment of Stepnell on stage 1 of a two-stage design and build route on the basis of a pre-construction services agreement (PCSA) at a cost of £365,806.
• That a letter of intent be issued to Stepnell for half of their proposed RIBA stage 3 costs (£65,490.59)
Do nothing – do not appoint Stepnell to
Stage 1 and seek alternative delivery options. Rejected as
appointing a main works contractor on a 2-stage basis has been
approved and the fees that Stepnell re-submitted were assessed as
Delay the LoR – until the contract has been finalised. Rejected as this would cause avoidable delay to the delivery programme and potentially risk the ability to deliver the project within the available timescales.
Publication date: 07/12/2023
Date of decision: 25/10/2023