Issue details

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

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:

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Dalton; Newsome;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/11/2023

Decision due: 6 Jul 2023 by Service Director - Climate Change & Environmental Strategy

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Culture and Greener Kirklees

Lead director: Service Director - Climate Change & Environmental Strategy

Department: Culture & Greener Kirklees

Contact: John Atkinson 01484 221000 Email:

Members/Officers Involved: Portfolio Holder - Culture and Greener Kirklees Service Director, Environmental Strategy & Climate Change Head of Service, Public Protection Operational Manager, Air Quality, EV, Energy & Climate Change Head of Procurement Head of Risk