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Decisions published

07/06/2024 - Award of contract for Optimising our Physical Data Centre (IMDC) Lot 2 -Compute (Hardware) to Softcat plc (02174990) ref: 296    Recommendations Approved

Procurement of a physical hosting environment for council services and platforms

Decision Maker: Director of Finance

Decision published: 07/06/2024

Effective from: 14/06/2024


1.    Approved the award of contract to Softcat plc (02174990) for the supply of Compute (Hardware) for our on-premises data hosting in accordance with CSO 16 and 28.3. The project is Lot 2 of the “Optimising our Physical Data Centre” project.


2.    Noted the preferred provider was selected following the completion of a mini tender utilising the Health Trust Europe (HTE) ICT Solutions 3 digital technology framework agreement. The procurement was published via the Proactis portal to ensure compliance with the PCR 2015 buying procedures for contracts.


3.    Noted that the total cost will be £807,800.00 for a 7-years contract term from 1 May 2024 and includes an initial 5 years plus an option to extend for  for 2 years in 12 monthly increments.

Wards affected: All;

Lead officer: Kit Collingwood

04/06/2024 - Ward Budget - Charlton Parksfest 2024 - Beats, Boards and BBQ ref: 293    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision published: 04/06/2024

Effective from: 11/06/2024


1.            Agreed the allocation of a one-off payment of £2,400 to the Friends of Charlton Park to deliver an open air festival and free cultural entertainment for the local community.


2.            Noted the proposal has been submitted by Charlton Village & Riverside and Charlton Hornfair ward Councillors and split across the two wards as follows:

·        Charlton Village & Riverside = £1,900

·        Charlton Hornfair = £500

Wards affected: Charlton Hornfair; Charlton Village and Riverside;

Lead officer: Sarah Murphy

04/06/2024 - Award Report for Delivery of Urgent Fire Remedial Works ref: 292    Recommendations Approved

To make an award of contract for fire remedial works to Council properties, primarily in Housing.

Decision Maker: Director of Housing and Safer Communities

Decision published: 04/06/2024

Effective from: 11/06/2024


1.            Agreed in accordance with CSO 16 the award of a contract to Wates Property Services Ltd (Company number 01141788) for a period of 5 years with an estimated value up to £10,000,000 (£10m) for the delivery of urgent fire remedial works.


2.            Noted that the contract period will commence on or around the approval date of this report.


3.            Noted this award is made via the Pretium Building and Fire Safety Framework Agreement, Lot 11 (Fire Safety Projects over £1.5m).

Wards affected: All;

Lead officer: Susan Murray

24/07/2023 - Call-in report for Direct Award for upgrades to properties associated with the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund ref: 283    Implemented

Decision Maker: Overview & Scrutiny Call-in Sub-Committee

Made at meeting: 24/07/2023 - Overview & Scrutiny Call-in Sub-Committee

Decision published: 30/05/2024

Effective from: 24/07/2023


Noted the decision of the Director for Housing and Safer Communities and agreed to take no further action.

Wards affected: Various;