Decision details

Williamson Art Gallery and Museum - Proposed Internal Refurbishment and Extended Facilities

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Refurbishment and extension to form storage, visitors’ centre, café and WCs and improved access


A report by the Director of Law, HR and Asset Management advised the Cabinet Members of the outcome of the two stage tender process for the project to undertake improvements and necessary repairs to the facilities at the Williamson Art Gallery and Museum. The report sought ratification from the Cabinet to the selection of the Constructor named in Appendix 1 to the report as the Council’s ‘preferred constructor’ for the scheme. 




(1)  the Constructor who submitted the most economically advantageous tender, as detailed in Appendix 1, be accepted as the Council’s ‘preferred constructor’; and


(2)  the Director of Law, HR and Asset Management be authorised to execute an appropriate construction contract with the preferred constructor in due course based upon a partnering philosophy, subject to them developing a satisfactory Health & Safety Plan.

Publication date: 20/01/2012

Date of decision: 12/01/2012

Decided at meeting: 12/01/2012 - Cabinet

Effective from: 28/01/2012

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