Decision details

Decision details

Tower Blocks Refurbishment Project - letting of contract and Appointment of Contractor

Decision Maker: Executive Director for Regeneration and Housing

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Selection of the preferred contractor for the refurbishment of the five high rise residential tower blocks located across Oxford following a competitive tender process.  The contractor’s appointment constitutes an expenditure of £18,157,804 within an approved budget of £20,108,000.


Contract award for Oxford Tower Block Refurbishment.

Reasons for the decision:

To select a preferred contractor to enable Leaseholder consultation and on the basis of no challenges, undertake works.

Alternative options considered:

Alternative options included not selecting the proposed contractor and not undertaking the works.  The first option was rejected as the selection process was found to be robust and fair.  The second option was rejected as works are necessary to maintain the property stock.

Publication date: 31/12/2015

Date of decision: 29/07/2015