Decision details


Decision Maker: Director of Regeneration and Place

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This report seeks approval for the appointment of Deloitte LLP (Company number – OC303675) to develop the Council’s business case for the creation of a Regeneration Delivery vehicle. Furthermore, this report details the procurement route and justification for the award to the chosen supplier. This report seeks authorisation to proceed to contract. The value of the contract is £200,000 for up to two years to be delivered in 4 phases.


The Wirral Plan 2021-2026 sets out a vision for a prosperous, inclusive economy where local people can get good jobs and achieve their aspirations. It states that we will support inclusive economic growth and increase community wealth. Furthermore, the Wirral Plan sets out a vision working towards a clean-energy, sustainable borough that leads the way in its response to the climate emergency and is environmentally friendly. The recommendations in this report will support businesses in the delivery of these aspects of the Wirral plan.


The proposals within this report will primarily affect Birkenhead and Tranmere as the delivery vehicle will primarily affect this area. 


This is not a Key Decision.



Approved the appointment of Deloitte LLP (Company number OC303675) following a direct award procurement route via CCS Management Consultancy 3 Framework for a 24-month term to provide consultancy services for the development of a business case for a regeneration delivery vehicle.


Reasons for the decision:

A direct award procurement process has been undertaken in accordance with the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules and Public Procurement Regulations for consultancy services to provide business case development and ongoing support.


This process has been run as a direct award through the Crown Commercial Services – Management Consultancy Framework Lot 2. The choice of procurement route and the use of Deloitte will bring significant benefits, value and efficiencies to aid delivery of business case.


Alternative options considered:

The Council have considered other tendering methods however there is considerable added value and continuity from awarding directly to Deloitte.


Other frameworks offering direct award were considered however Crown Commercial Services – Management Consultancy Framework was chosen because it offers a compliant route to market based on the clients’ requirements.


Publication date: 20/01/2023

Date of decision: 20/01/2023

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