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Cambridgeshire Home Improvement Agency – Works Contract Procurement

To authorise CHIA to invite, evaluate tenders and award contracts to suitable bidders for adaptation and repairs works following a competitive tender evaluation for a period of up to four years.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £300,000;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/12/2020

Decision due: 19 Jan 2021 by Executive Councillor for Housing

Lead member: Executive Councillor for Housing

Department: Housing Services

Contact: Frances Swann Email: frances.swann@cambridge.gov.uk.

Additional Information: This is a key item and will automatically appear on the agenda.

Background Information: Cambs Home Improvement Agency (CHIA) is a shared service operating across Cambridge City, South Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire. The contracts being tendered relate to disabled adaptation and special purposes assistance grants such as repairs work which Cambs HIA manages on behalf of all three districts. Three contracts exceeding £1m will be tendered 1) bathrooms and kitchen adaptations 2) Lifts and 3) minor works which includes small extensions, garage conversion, fencing, roofing, hardstandings etc. The total contract values over four years are in the region of: Bathrooms and Kitchens £4.5m, Minor Works £4m and lifts £1.1m (to be clarified in the final report).

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