Decision details

Tender Report for Construction of the New Co-located Pensby Primary and Stanley Schools

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


A report by the Director of Law, HR and Asset Management updated and advised the Cabinet of tenders received for the construction of a new Pensby Primary School and Stanley School, which would be co-located on the existing Pensby Primary School site, and sought approval of the most economically advantageous tender.


The proposed development would promote the Council’s Corporate Priority by raising overall educational attainment, reducing the Council’s carbon footprint and improving the use of the Cabinet’s land and assets. 


The Cabinet was recommended to accept the most economically advantageous tender submitted by Wates Construction.


Appendix A to the report contained illustrations of the proposed development.


The Exempt Appendix B to the report summarised the evaluation of the submitted tenders and was not for publication because it contained commercially sensitive information relating to the submissions of the individual bidders.


The Interim Director of Children’s Services requested that call-in be waived so that the steel required for the construction work could be ordered the next day.  The Interim Chief Executive indicated his agreement to this request.




(1)  the most economically advantageous tender submitted by Wates Construction be accepted as the preferred bidder, subject to the Contractor developing a satisfactory Health and Safety Plan, the development of an acceptable target cost and the completion of contract documentation; and


(2)  the call-in procedure in respect of this matter be waived in view of the urgent need to order the steel required for the construction work.

Publication date: 14/02/2011

Date of decision: 03/02/2011

Decided at meeting: 03/02/2011 - Cabinet

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