Decision details

Bike Park - Contractor procurement

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


2.1       Cabinet supported the Hardingstone 9 Bike Park project including the acceptance of the Places To Ride application, subject to the conditions set out in 3.2.1 and 3.2.2 in the report.


2.2       Cabinet delegated authority to the Acting Director of Economy and Assets, in consultation with the Borough Secretary, Chief Finance Officer and Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Enterprise to appoint and enter into a Contract with the successful contractor for the construction works to convert a disused nine hole golf course into a mountain bike centre and general outdoor facility following completion of the tender process. West Northamptonshire Cabinet will receive further reports to their Executive should these be required.


2.3       Cabinet noted the land annexed to this report is currently leased to Delapre Golf Club and that negotiations to release the area of the land are ongoing and subject to contract and approval by West Northamptonshire Council.  The appointment of the Contractor will not complete before the land is brought back into Council control.


2.4       Cabinet approved a legal budget of up to a maximum of £25,000 if deemed necessary by the Acting Director of Economy and Assets in consultation with and the approval of the Borough Secretary to procure external legal expertise in construction in connection with the works proposed herein to the Bike Park.


2.5       Cabinet noted that West Northamptonshire Council will progress with the work set out within this report from 1st April 2021, having been consulted on the report’s contents.

Publication date: 24/03/2021

Date of decision: 24/03/2021

Decided at meeting: 24/03/2021 - Cabinet

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