Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Implemented
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
The Cullompton Higher Bullring Public Realm
Enhancement project, delivered in partnership with Devon County
Council, seeks to enhance the heritage setting of the Higher
Bullring public realm while providing a flexible, extended
community space for community events and cultural activities.
Landscape design consultants are to be appointed to take forward
the public realm design in consultation with the
The Cabinet had before it a *report of the Head of Planning, Economy and Regeneration advising Members on the results for the procurement of consultants on the Cullompton High Street Heritage Action Zone Town Centre Public Realm Enhancement Design.
The Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Regeneration outlined the contents of the report stating that Historic England had awarded a High Street Heritage Action Zone (HAZ) to Cullompton, following a successful bid by this Council. The administration of the HAZ programme of works rested with this Council through to March 2024 and included public realm improvements around the Higher Bullring delivered in partnership with Devon County Council.
The report covered the appointment of the preferred selected consultants based on an open tender process.
The scope of work was for landscape/ public realm design services up to the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) stage 3 (spatially coordinated design), to cover the town centre of Cullompton from the Higher Bullring through the Fore Street to the Lower Bullring.
The funding for this procurement, as well as the funding for the implementation of works to the selected Higher Bullring area, was being provided as part of the wider High Street Heritage Action Zone (HSHAZ) programme in Cullompton which had already been agreed. Evaluation criteria set out in the tender document established that price formed 40% of the total score available, with 60% allocated to quality based around a series of questions the tenderers were required to answer.
RESOLVED that the concept design contract for Cullompton Town Centre Public Realm Enhancement Design be awarded to Supplier 4.
(Proposed by Cllr R J Chesterton and seconded by Cllr Mrs N Woollatt)
Reason for the decision –there was a need to confirm the award of the tender to enable the specified work to be progressed
Note: *Report previously circulated, copy attached to minutes.
Report author: Jenny Clifford
Publication date: 06/08/2021
Date of decision: 03/08/2021
Decided at meeting: 03/08/2021 - Cabinet
Effective from: 11/08/2021