Decision details

Decision Maker: Corporate Director (Economy & Place)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Due to a break-in at Clacton Beach Office whereby a quad bike was stolen, the Beach Patrol Equipment (quad bike) is required to be replaced to support the operations of this team as detailed in the letter of concurrence.

The Environment Portfolio Holder and the Leisure and Public Realm Portfolio Holder have both concurred with this decision being made.


1. To approve the proposal to purchase one quad bike.
2. To award the appointment of contract via purchase order for £10,680 to Tuckwells for the quad bike purchase.
3. To approve the use of up to £10,680.00 for this purchase from the agreed budget via the Cabinet report on 19th April 2024, allocating £60,000 towards the Beach Patrol cost pressures.

Alternative options considered:

Not to purchase the equipment which would impact the Beach Patrol Service Operations in the event of an emergency.

Publication date: 31/05/2024

Date of decision: 30/05/2024