Decision details

Award of a contract for development works

Decision Maker: Director of Public Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Uttlesford District Council has advertised and tendered for a competent Building Contractor for the development of 14No. new-build properties and associated works at Thaxted Road, Saffron Walden as set out under planning permission (reference UTT/18/2820/FUL)

The estimated Contract Sum for the works was approximately £3.5m and the project will be awarded under the terms of a JCT 2016 Design & Build Contract.


To award the contract to Duncan, Cameron & Hutchinson, being the highest scoring bidder when evaluated in accordance with the published methodology

Alternative options considered:

The contract was tendered in accordance with Contracts Procedure Rules and applicable Regulations as set out in The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended)

Publication date: 13/11/2020

Date of decision: 10/09/2020