Issue details

Award of Contract for Highways Drainage Cleansing

To seek the Cabinet approval to award a contract for the provision of the Highways Cleansing which was approved in the Departmental Service Plan.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and affects 2 or more electoral divisions;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Divisions affected: (All Divisions);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/11/2022

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
To avoid potentially suspending the cyclical gully cleansing operations, as there would be no contract in place to deliver the service, which would be a significant risk in terms of keeping the highway network safe and serviceable, and to comply with our statutory duty under the Highways Act, particularly at this time of year.

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - View reasons

Improvement and Scrutiny Committee: Places;

Decision due: 8 Dec 2022 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Highways, Assets and Transport

Lead director: Executive Director - Place

Department: Place

Contact: Maria Fowkes Email:, Joanna Jackson Email:, Richard Ward, Senior Project Engineer Email:


Agenda items


  • Award of Contract for Highways Drainage Cleansing