Issue details

Howley Walk, Batley – approval to costs and the letting of a building contract

To consider the overall scheme budget for Howley Walk, Batley to be increased to £2,460,212 and a JCT (2016) D&B contract for the sum of £882,984.10 to be let to Ellison Construction Limited.

 

Officers have kept the Secretary of the Tenants & Residents Association informed of progress regarding completion of the building work and have responded to issues as they are raised.  Officers met with the Chair and Secretary of the Tenants & Residents Association in July 2023 to explain why the construction work had not yet been completed.  Following this meeting a letter was sent to members, residents in Howley Walk and those adjacent to the site to reassure them that the Council did not intend to abandon the development. A further email update was provided to the Chair and Secretary on 11 March.

 

Consultation was carried out with residents and members prior to the original scheme being approved in 2020.  No further consultation has been undertaken as proposals have not changed. 

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure/Savings > £500,000;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/03/2024

Decision due: 19 Apr 2024 by Portfolio Holder for Housing & Highways

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Housing & Highways

Lead director: Strategic Director for Growth and Regeneration

Department: Housing and Highways

Contact: Helen Martland 01484 221000 Email: helen.martland@kirklees.gov.uk.

Making Representations: Representations can be made to Helen.martland@kirklees.gov.uk

Members/Officers Involved: Cllr Moses Crook Helen Martland Naz Parkar Sam Mannion

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