Decision details

Decision details

Floyd’s Row Engagement and Assessment Hub

Decision Maker: Assistant Chief Executive

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Award of contract to complete the full capital works to convert the Floyds Row building into a Homeless Shelter and Assessment Hub

Decision:

As part of the Council’s service development strategy to prevent and reduce rough sleeping, to award a contract to Oxford Direct Services Limited (ODSL) for the phase 1 and phase 2 refurbishment of the Floyds Row site as a homeless shelter and assessment hub.

 

Exempt information: the value of the contract with ODSL

 

 

 

Reasons for the decision:

The decision is part of the Council’s service development strategy to prevent and reduce rough sleeping.

Alternative options considered:

Doing nothing was considered however this option does not improve rough sleeping in Oxford.

 

Other locations have been considered but none have been appropriate or acceptable to partner service providers.

 

 

Signed off by senior officers:

The decision was made by the Assistant Chief Executive in consultation with the Head of Finance and Head of Law and Governance as per the delegation.

Publication date: 13/02/2020

Date of decision: 06/11/2019

Date comes into force if not called in: 18/02/2020

Call-in deadline date: 17/02/2020

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