Decision details

Place Plans - The Commission of Additional Consultancy Work to The Urbanists for the further development and expansion of existing proposals (Exempt under Paragraph 14)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No




Having given regard to the Integrated Impact Assessment:

·       That the requirements of the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules be excluded, and approval be granted for the Council to make direct awards to The Urbanists for interim Consultancy services, for the additional services required for the delivery of existing place plans only.

·       Authority be granted for the Head of Property and Regeneration to procure further consultancy services for additional towns, secondary and tertiary settlements (not already commissioned to The Urbanists) in early 2024.


Reason for Proposed Decision:


To assist Regeneration in completing Place Plans for its towns, which forms part of the Welsh Governments requirements in delivering strategic projects and providing grants to third parties, and to enable the development of schemes to be delivered with secondary and tertiary settlements.


To ensure continuity of service and time saving in understanding the tasks required with respect to the additional work required.


Implementation of Decision:


The decision will be implemented after the three day call in period, which ended at 9am, Saturday 18 November 2023.

Publication date: 14/11/2023

Date of decision: 14/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Environment, Regeneration and Streetscene Services Cabinet Board

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