Issue details

Refurbishment works to Abbot Hall, lease and contract award

Receipt of funding by the Council in order to undertake refurbishment works to Abbot Hall to allow the gallery to re-open.


Seek delegated authority for the terms of longer lease of Abbot Hall to Lakeland Arts.


Seek delegated authority to appoint the Design Team/ project manager under the use of a waiver.


Approval of tendering exercise and delegation of the awarding of the contract to the preferred bidder for the construction works.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £100,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - View reasons

Decision due: 17 Mar 2021 by Cabinet

Lead member: Finance and Resources Portfolio Holder

Lead director: Director of Customer and Commercial Services

Contact: Sion Thomas, Operational Lead Delivery and Commercial Services Email: