Decision details

Home Improvement Agency - Extension of existing contract and procurement of Aids & Adaptations and Handy person service

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To request an extension of the current contract until October 2023, give authority to procure and award two Framework Agreements for contractors to deliver Adaptations for Disabled people and provide a Handy Person Service, following the outcome of the procurement process. 



Having agreed to note the confidential appendices to the officer report, Cabinet




(1)            a 5-month extension to all providers on Lot 1 and Lot 2 from 20 May 2023 until 19 October 2023 be approved;


(2)            the commencement of the re-procurement of a framework agreement for the following two Lots for four years be approved:


o   Lot 1 – Standard and Nonstandard Aids and Adaptations

o   Lot 2 – Handyperson Service


(3)            the total framework value over the four years of £10,749,680, be noted; and


(4)            the Corporate Director of Place, following consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Housing, be authorised to award and appoint contractors to the Framework and to call-off and arrange the execution of contracts with the successful tenderers.


Reason for Decision:  To comply with the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules and Financial Regulations, due to the aggregate estimated value of the potential call-off contracts under the Framework Agreement.

Report author: Director of Housing

Publication date: 17/03/2023

Date of decision: 16/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 16/03/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 25/03/2023

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