Cambridgeshire Southern Police Station
March 18th, 2021
To approve progression of the project to Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stage 3 and RIBA Stage 4
At the South Cambridgeshire Planning Committee meeting on 10th March the planning application was approved subject to confirmation from the Secretary of State that the application is not to be called in for his determination. This confirmation is expected by 31st March although there is no prescribed response period.
Following Secretary of State approval, the project team will progress through the next stages of design and development for the new station and custody facility. A pre-construction programme has been developed to identify the stages and dates that will take the project forward to construction and it is hoped to bring forward the dates where possible.
The programme details Royal Institute of British Architects stages 3 and 4 (detailed design) taking place between 31 March and 4 October 2021 with the market testing of the cost between 24th May and 25th October 2021.
Subject to any requirements of the Secretary of State regarding the project, approval is required from the Acting Commissioner to progress to RIBA Stage 3 and RIBA Stage 4 of the design phase and to grant the following delegations:
a) Delegation to the S151 Officer for the Acting Police and Crime Commissioner (the “Acting Commissioner”) for the award of a further Pre-Construction Services Delivery Agreement (PCSDA) to Wates Construction Ltd for design fees and costs up to construction or exercising the X23 clause for early contract award, with breaks.
b) Delegation to the S151 Officer for the Acting Commissioner for the award of consultancy services.
c) Delegation to the S151 Officer for the Acting Commissioner to amend or exercise the option to purchase the land.