Issue details

Capital Programme – Procurement of external Property consultancy Services under a new Framework and associated contracts - 12/01964

To delegate to the Director of Property & Infrastructure Support the authority to establish of a framework for external advice and services associated with the consultancy advice for capital projects. .


How the decision  relates to BS4K and Corporate Objectives:

The decision will provide a platform to deliver a wide range of Capital Programme developments across the property estate effectively from the Framework, offering best value solutions to procure refurbished, rebuilt and new buildings in the County. The Consultants’ Framework will comprise specialists in the disciplines required to develop new buildings from brief, through feasibility and delivery in compliance with KCC aspirations of best value, good practice, sustainability, and opportunities for local communities.


P&IS will be able to build strong relationships with Framework Consultants to offer added value in terms of ‘upskilling’ opportunities such as apprenticeships, work-experience offers, and pupil engagement.


Impact/costs and risks of proposed decision:

The risks will be set out in the paper intended to support the Cabinet Member in taking this decision.


Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/12/2012

Decision due: Not before 1st Mar 2013 by Leader and Cabinet Member for Health Reform

To authorise the Director of Property and Infrastructure Support to establish the new framework for Property Consultancy Services

Lead member: Leader and Cabinet Member for Health Reform

Lead director: David Cockburn

Department: Strategic & Corporate Services

Contact: Rebecca Spore, Director of Infrastructure Email: Email: Tel: 01622 221151.

Consultation process



Not applicable


Aims and level(s) of consultation (KCC consultation levels attached):

Not applicable


Key consultee groups:

Not applicable


Start and finish dates of consultation:

Not applicable


Equalities Impact Assessment included in the consultation documentation. Please state where this can be found:

Not applicable


Date of publication of consultation outcomes and updated Equalities Impact Assessment:

Not applicable


Informing Only (Who and when):

Not applicable


Has the matter already been discussed by a Cabinet Committee? If not when will be it discussed by the Cabinet Committee and the date of the meeting?

Not applicable


Is the matter referred to in your Business Plan or Medium Term Capital Programme?

There has been previous mention of the renewal of the Capital Programme Consultants’ Framework in the Medium Term Plan but the range of services and procurement method now require this inclusion in the Forward Plan


Which Members and electoral Divisions are affected by this proposed decision? Is it All Members?

Roger Gough


Financial implications: Rebecca Spore Director of Property & Infrastructure Support – 01622 221151

Legal implications: 12/01964

Equalities implications: The procurement value will be in excess of £4 million over 4 years



  • Property & Infrastructure Support Business Plan 2011