Issue details

Award of contracts for Highway Maintenance Services, Lots 4, 5 & 6

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.



Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/03/2020

Decision due: June 2020 by Director of Highways, Transport and Planning

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

Lead director: Matt Davey

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 033 022 26052

Background3: A Prosperous Place


Background papers

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