Decision details

Gateway 1 Procurement Strategy Approval - Architectural Design Services Framework

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the procurement strategy for delivering and Architect Framework




1.  That the procurement strategy for establishing an architectural design services framework, which is to be delivered by London Housing Consortium (LHC) in partnership with Southwark Council for a contract period of 4 years, commencing 8 April 2020, with the option to extend 1 year, for a forecast total contract value of £52.5m, and £10.5m annually be approved.


2.  That entering into a partnership agreement with LHC to govern the framework, commencing 10 November 2019 until a year after the end of the framework for reasons detailed in paragraphs 32 to 33 of the report be approved.


3.  That the process for placing orders up to £2m under the framework once established, as detailed in paragraph 40 of the report be approved.


4.  That it be noted that, subject to satisfactory review by the director of regeneration, LHC will be responsible for awarding a place on the ADS framework to successful bidders for the reasons detailed in paragraph 32 of the report.

Report author: Kevin Fenton

Publication date: 30/10/2019

Date of decision: 29/10/2019

Decided at meeting: 29/10/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 31/10/2019

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