Decision details

Eastern Gateway, Crawley Growth programme- Contract award - OKD12 (19/20)

Decision Maker: Executive Director Place Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


In August 2017 the Leader approved the Crawley Growth Programme (ref report: LDR04 17.18 ) and following approval of the business case by the West Sussex Local Enterprise Partnership, delegated authority to the Executive Director Economy, Infrastructure and Environment (now Director of Place Services) to progress the projects.


Eastern Gateway is a key project within the growth programme.


The £8.35m scheme will:


        Improve connectivity between the town and key development sites in the vicinity of the proposals including the Town Hall, County Buildings, Crawley College and Telford Place;

        Support the delivery of residential and commercial development in Crawley Town centre;

        Improve the public realm and living environment in the town.


In February 2019, the Executive Director, Economy, Infrastructure and Environment approved the commencement of the tender process to secure a design and build Contractor through the WSCC Highways Design and Build framework.


Following completion of the Tender process, the Executive Director of Place Services is asked to approve the award of a design and build contract through the WSCC highways framework.


The Executive Director Place Services has approved to awards the design contract (stage 1) for the Crawley Eastern Gateway project to Volker Fitzpatrick Limited.

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Publication date: 29/07/2019

Date of decision: 29/07/2019

Effective from: 08/08/2019

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