Decision details

Huddersfield District Energy Network (HDEN) - Approval to enter into Contract to deliver Full Business Case

Decision Maker: Service Director - Climate Change & Environmental Strategy

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Cabinet approved the HDEN Outline Business Case in September 2022 and provided delegations in order for the Council to procure specialist support to deliver the HDEN Full Business Case.


A compliant direct award procurement route has been identified and agreed for this commission to appoint AECOM Ltd via the Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Construction Professional Services RM 6165 (CPS) framework. This procurement route has been agreed with the relevant internal stakeholders (Procurement and Risk).


This decision will take effect immediately (July 2023) and authorises the Council’s legal officers to make the appropriate contract arrangements to enter into contract with AECOM Ltd. 


September 2022 Cabinet report re. HDEN:


To enter into contract with AECOM Ltd via the CCS CPS framework, for the purposes of delivering the HDEN Full Business Case/Commercialization stage.


Publication date: 16/11/2023

Date of decision: 06/07/2023