Decision details

Procurement of Housing Service Contracts

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report seeks authority for the council to enter into two new contracts for services in relation to its housing stock.


The services are:

  • The cleaning of the communal areas of council owned blocks of flats;
  • Tower block security patrols and waking watch services.


Cabinet authorised:


1.  The letting of the term contract for the cleaning of the communal areas of council owned blocks of flats, as detailed in this report;


2.  The letting of a term contract for the provision of security patrols and waking watch services within the council’s tower blocks, as detailed in this report, and subject to the approval of the necessary budget by full council.

Reasons for the decision:

The proposed services are essential to the effective management of the council’s residential blocks of flats.

Alternative options considered:

The option not to procure these services was considered, however the services are considered to be essential.

Report author: Sally O'Sullivan

Publication date: 19/11/2021

Date of decision: 18/11/2021

Decided at meeting: 18/11/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 27/11/2021

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