Issue details

Award of contract(s) for Highway Maintenance Services

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 December 2018, the Cabinet Member for Highways and Infrastructure 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.


In November 2019, the Director of Highways, Transport and Planning appointed contractors to a four-year Framework Agreement to commence 1 April 2020 for capital works for highways, including carriageway and footways resurfacing (Lot 4).


Further to the approval of the Highways and Transport Delivery Programme 2021/22 and the Capital Programme 2021/22 – 2025/26 by Full Council in February 2021, a procurement process has been completed.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/03/2021

Decision due: April 2021 by Director of Highways, Transport and Planning

Lead member: Matt Davey, Director of Highways, Transport and Planning

Contact: Gary Rustell Email: Tel: 033 022 26397.

Consultation process

Representations concerning this proposed decision can be made to the Director of Highways, Transport and Planning, via the officer contact, by the beginning of the month in which the decision is due to be taken.



Director of Law and Assurance

Director of Finance and Support Services


Democratic Services Contact: Judith Shore Tel: 033 022 26052

Background3: A Prosperous Place


Background papers

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