Issue details

Letting of the following service contracts: Communal cleaning Waking watch and tower block security

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.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or Making one-off Savings anticipated to be £250,000 or more*;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/10/2021

Decision due: 18 Nov 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Jill Bayford, Shadow Cabinet Member for Housing

Lead director: Tim Willis

Contact: Sally O'Sullivan, Head of Tenant and Leaseholder Services Email: sally.o'


Leaseholder consultation not yet completed

What the decision will mean: Procure new service contracts for the communal cleaning at Council owned blocks and for the waking watch and OOH security at tower blocks


Agenda items


  • Cabinet report