Decision details

Award of Contract for the Refurbishment of Beaconsfield Court, Hatfield (Forward Plan Reference FP936)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Award of Contract for Fitout


Exempt report of the Corporate Director (Resources, Environment and Cultural Services) on the award of contract for the refurbishment of Beaconsfield Court, Hatfield incorporating an internal fit out to create the Council’s second business centre, HatTech.


(1)        The Decision Taken




That, in accordance with the unanimous recommendation of the General Procurement Board, the award of contract for the refurbishment of Beaconsfield Court to Ark Build PLC at a cost of £1,347,314.49 be approved.


(2)        Reasons for the Decision


Building on the success of Weltech, the Council agreed to create a second business centre to accommodate new business spaces in Hatfield. The procurement to find a contractor to carry out the refurbishment work was overseen by the General Procurement Board.


The Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership had agreed to fund half of the cost of the project. 

Report author: Mark Croft

Publication date: 20/09/2019

Date of decision: 17/09/2019

Decided at meeting: 17/09/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 27/09/2019

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