Decision details

Novation agreement from VVB Engineering Limited to VVB Engineering (UK) Limited

Decision Maker: Director of Planning, Transport & Environment

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Appendix 1 and each of the background papers to the report are not for publication as they contain exempt information of the description in paragraph 14 information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person including the authority of Part 4 of schedule 12A and paragraph 21 of Part 5 of the Local Government Act 1972.


Agreed: that


1.   the existing Tunnel Maintenance Contract be novated to VVB Engineering (UK) Limited in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015; and 


2.   the Council be authorised to enter into the novation agreement in the form attached in Appendix 1 with  VVB Engineering (UK) Limited.


Reasons for the decision:

To obtain the necessary approval of the Director Planning, Transportation and Environment to extinguish the one contract and replace it with another, under which the replacement contractor takes up the rights and obligations duplicating those of the original contract.


Publication date: 17/01/2019

Date of decision: 08/01/2019

Effective from: 29/01/2019