Decision details

Gateway 3 - Variation Decision - Temporary Accommodation - Contract 2

Decision Maker: Strategic Director of Housing

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval for variation for cost increase.


That the Strategic Director of Housing:


1.  Formalises his previous approval of the variation to the Temporary Accommodation Contract 2, refurbishment/conversion contract with Niblock (Builders) Limited (Niblock) at an additional cost of £731,907 varying the contract sum from £1,883,406 to £2,615,313.


2.  Approves a variation to the contingency for the above contract, increasing the sum by £36,596, varying the contingency from £94,170 to £130,766.


3.  Notes the increase to the other on-costs, and 4% development allowance associated with the contract, from £247,691 to £528,318 resulting in a variance of £280,627.


4.  Notes the increase of the total scheme costs from £2,225,267 to £3,274,397, resulting in an increase of £1,049,130.


5.  Notes that this report was considered at Departmental Contract Review Board (DCRB) in July 2022 but was not sent for approval until April 2023.


Publication date: 23/05/2023

Date of decision: 23/05/2023

Effective from: 01/06/2023

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