Decision details

Decision Maker: Corporate Director (Economy & Place)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


On 6 October 2023 Cabinet considered a report titled ‘Levelling Up Fund and Capital Regeneration Projects - Progressing the Projects to Planning Permission’. As part of that report, Cabinet delegated authority to the Corporate Director Place and Economy in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Economic Growth, Regeneration and Tourism to procure appropriate resources and commission a project team to carry out the associated work including for the design briefs.

This appointment allows the ‘rights of light’ aspect of the design briefs to be progressed.


To enter into a contract with Conran and Partners (company registration number 02354408) for the Carnarvon Terrace project which is being delivered as part of the wider Clacton Civic Quarter Levelling Up Fund scheme, and with Pellings LLP (company registration number OC326178, subsidiary of RSK Group Ltd) for the Homes in Dovercourt project, which is being delivered as part of the Dovercourt Town Centre Improvement Corridor scheme, for the provision of Architecture services for both projects mentioned.
The services have a total cost of £187,000 (Carnarvon Terrace) and £62,500 (Homes in Dovercourt) plus VAT.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 -
Not appointing a consultant. Taking this approach would mean the works did not progress.

Publication date: 27/03/2024

Date of decision: 27/03/2024