Decision details

Award of contracts for Highway Maintenance Services, Lots 4, 5 & 6 OKD14 20-21

Decision Maker: Director of Highways, Transport and Planning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


West Sussex County Council is a designated Highways Authority under the Highways Act 1980 and has a duty to maintain highways maintainable at public expense.


In January 2019, the Cabinet Member for Highways and Infrastructure approved the commencement of a procurement process for a new Highways Maintenance Term Contract or set of contracts and delegated authority to the Director of Highways and Transport to finalise the terms of and award the Highway Maintenance Term Contract, or set of contracts at the conclusion of the procurement process. 


In November 2019, the Director of Highways, Transport and Planning awarded contracts for Lots 1, 2 and 3 (core services, drainage cleansing, hedge and grass maintenance)


A formal procurement process is underway for the delivery of highways improvements under Lots 4, 5 and 6 (carriageways, footways and infrastructure works) to be undertaken during the 2020-21 financial year.




The Director of Highways, Transport and Planning has approved the awards set out at paragraph 2.1 and 2.5 to deliver phase 1 works programmes for Lot 4, 5 and 6 for Highways works during 2020-21.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Publication date: 08/06/2020

Date of decision: 08/06/2020

Effective from: 18/06/2020