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Officer Decisions

Chief Officer for Highways, Infrastructure Development and Waste - David Whitton

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award a contract for the construction of the Ivybridge Recycling Centre (CP1088-14) following a domestic open tender process.

Decision Taken:

To award a contract (subject to due diligence) to the below organisation for the provision of the above contract. The contract is expected to commence during January for the period of 15 months.

NRS Group
5 Firth Road
Houstoun Industrial Estate
EH54 5DJ

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken based on the supplier achieving the highest aggregate score for quality and price as set out in appendices D, H and J of the instructions for tendering.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

A competitive tender process was undertaken where seven bids were received. These were considered as part of the formal evaluation process.

Details of any conflict of interest and dispensation granted to the Officer taking the decision or by any Member of the Council in delegating responsibility for any specific express delegation:

None known to the Head of Highways, Capital Development & Waste.

Contact for enquiries/further information:
James Stanley, Principal Engineer (Special Projects), Tel: 01392 383000 , email:
Decision Date:
16 December 2015

A copy of this decision and any supporting documentation considered by the Officer taking this decision may also be made available or inspection by the public at the Council’s Offices or posted upon payment of any copying and postage charges. Any member of the public wishing to take up either of these options is asked to please ring 01392 382888 or email: