Issue details

Award of Contract and Endorsement of Fund Allocation: Crawley Growth Programme Eastern Gateway Scheme

In August 2017 the Leader approved the Crawley Growth Programme LDR04 17.18 and following approval of the business case by the Coast to Capital  Local Enterprise Partnership, delegated authority to the (then entitled) Executive Director Economy, Infrastructure and Environment to progress the projects.


The Eastern Gateway scheme is a key project within the growth programme and seeks to 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.  In February 2019, the Executive Director approved the commencement of the tender process to secure a design and build Contractor through the WSCC Highways Design and Build framework. The design contract (stage 1) was awarded to Volker Fitzpatrick.


The Executive Director Place Services will be asked to award the construction phase of the contract and endorse the funding allocation.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: For Determination

Divisions affected: Northgate & West Green;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 23/04/2020

Decision due: May 2021 by Executive Director Place Services

Lead member: Lee Harris, Executive Director Place Services

Contact: Marie Ovenden, Growth Programme Delivery Manager Email: Tel: 033 022 23854.

Consultation process

Representation can be made via the officer contact prior to the month in which the decision is to be taken.


Democratic Services Contact: Suzannah Hill Tel. 033 022 22551

Background3: A Prosperous Place

Background papers

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