Decision details

Asbestos Removal – Former Saddleworth High School, High Street, Uppermill

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member - Regeneration and Housing (Leader - Councillor Amanda Chadderton), Executive Director for Place & Economic Growth - Emma Barton

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

The purpose of this report is to appoint a contractor to remove asbestos containing materials from the existing buildings at the former Saddleworth High School in line with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 and L143 Managing and working with asbestos.

Decision:

RESOLVED - That the Council seek to appoint the contractor ranked the highest following the evaluation against the set criteria highlighted within the CHWSF Mini Competition tender document, to remove asbestos containing materials from the existing buildings at the former Saddleworth High School in line with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 and L143 Managing and working with asbestos.

Reasons for the decision:

Option 1 - That the Council seek to appoint the contractor ranked the highest following the evaluation against the set criteria highlighted within the CHWSF Mini Competition tender document, to remove asbestos containing materials from the existing buildings at the former Saddleworth High School in line with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 and L143 Managing and working with asbestos.

Alternative options considered:

Option 2 - do not proceed with a contract award. In proceeding with Option 2, this would present a future delay to the demolition of the school buildings and the Council incurring additional holding costs associated with the property.

Publication date: 15/07/2022

Date of decision: 29/07/2022

Effective from: 23/07/2022