Decision details

Award of Contract for Adults In-house Social Care Redevelopment OKD34 (20/21)

Decision Maker: Interim Executive Director Adults and Health

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Following the decision undertaken by the Cabinet member for Adults and Health in June 2020 (AH05 20/21), the Interim Executive Director for Adults and Health is asked to agree to the commencement of the appointment of the contract relating to the provision for the redevelopment of Glebelands, Laurels and Rowans Adult day centres in West Sussex for delivery of work for May 2021. This relates to capital programme works to the value of £4.587m.


A tender process started in April 2020 with the first stage, a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire sent out to contractors on the 11 May 2020. The PQQ is a pre-tender exercise which will be undertaken to determine quality of contractors prior to inviting tender.  Ten submissions were received by the closing date of the 22 May and the top 6 submissions with the highest scores were put forward to the second stage of the tender process. The second stage tenders have been sent out with a return date of 24 July.


The Interim Executive Director of Adults and Health will be asked to agree the award of the contract to the lowest submitted tender.



The Interim Executive Director Adults and Health has approved the award of contract to Chessmur Building Contractors for a period of 8 months and 0 days for the value of £4,180,998.75. The contract is to commence on the 17th September 2020 with the expected completion date for the works, 14th May 2021.


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Publication date: 18/09/2020

Date of decision: 18/09/2020

Effective from: 30/09/2020

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