Floyd’s Row Engagement and Assessment Hub
Decision Maker: Assistant Chief Executive
Decision status: Recommendations approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Award of contract to complete the full capital works to convert the Floyds Row building into a Homeless Shelter and Assessment Hub
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
Effective from: 18/02/2020