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Decisions published

23/11/2022 - Abbey Sports Centre, Berinsfield ref: 771    Recommendations Approved

Purpose: to agree to undertake procurement and to award a contract for the refurbishment of the wet side facilities

Decision Maker: Head of development and corporate landlord

Decision published: 24/11/2022

Effective from: 02/12/2022


To allow the Head of Development and Corporate Landlord authority to permit Officers to award contract for a main contractor to deliver the refurbishment of the wet side changing rooms at Abbey Sports Centre, Berinsfield.


Following consultation with the Cabinet member for community wellbeing, to award the, a Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) contract to carry out the full replacement of the swimming pool hall lights at the White Horse Leisure and Tennis Centre (WHLTC).


There was a total of 14 expressions of interests, which resulted in 4 actual submissions. The Invitation to Tender (including detailed Employers Requirements) was broadcast on the South East Business Portal.


Following, clear and transparent evaluation of all compliant submissions, Officers are recommending that EW Beard Ltd trading as Beard have been identified as the most suitable contractor through full evaluation of all tenders, to carry out the required refurbishment of the male and female wet side changing facilities, and that they should be appointed based on their providing the best and most advantageous tender, priced at £134,750.93. 

Wards affected: Berinsfield;

Lead officer: Ian Burtenshaw

22/11/2022 - Rural England Prosperity Fund ref: 770    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Leader of the council

Decision published: 22/11/2022

Effective from: 30/11/2022


To approve submission of an application to the Rural England Prosperity Fund (REPF), as an addendum to the council’s UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF) three-year investment plan.

Lead officer: Nick King

15/11/2022 - Purchase of IT hardware ref: 769    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet member for corporate services, policy and programmes

Decision published: 15/11/2022

Effective from: 15/11/2022


To approve £50,000 from provisional capital budget to approved capital budget for IT hardware. 

Lead officer: Simon Turner

11/11/2022 - Leisure management contractor's performance ref: 768    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet member for community wellbeing

Decision published: 11/11/2022

Effective from: 11/11/2022


To approve keeping the overall performance report score as ‘Good’ for 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020 whilst recognising that the final performance quarter January – March 2020 was compromised by the pandemic and restrictions enforced by Government.


To approve a final assessment of ‘Not Scored’ for Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL) performance in delivering the leisure management contract for South Oxfordshire District Council during the periods, 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021, and 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022.