Decision details

To award a contract for the Employers Agent role on Garage Sites and Randall’s Ride (New Homes Programme)

Decision Maker: Assistant Director - Housing Operations

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Council requires an Employers Agent role for the New Homes Programme.
The role will cover a number of identified garage sites along with a scheme in Randall’s Ride, Hemel Hempstead.
The role will generally cover RIBA Stages 1 – 7 however, this will be dependent on whether all the schemes for the garage sites will be taken through to the construction phase.
The Council carried out an open market tender process and advertised the requirements on both the national and local portals.
The Council received 11 tender returns with Summer-Inman scoring highest against the pre-determined evaluation criteria and are therefore the most economically advantageous tender of all bids received.


To award a contract to Summers-Inman Construction

Alternative options considered:

The role of the Employers Agent is key to any housing development. The Council have undertaken an open tender process which looks at a combination of price and quality to ensure the Council are obtaining genuine value for money.

Publication date: 22/04/2020

Date of decision: 21/04/2020

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