Decision details

Bottle Yard Studios, Development of the Hawkfield Business Park site – Provision of NEC Supervisor services from RIBA Stage 4 to 6, Review of Contractors Stage 4 designs in order to progress to RIBA Stage 6, and Provide commentary on buildability and

Decision Maker: Director: Economy

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To provide additional PM and Technical Advisor resources to support the existing team.


In December 2018, Cabinet approved the purchase of the former Kelson Gear site. In February 2021, Cabinet approved the Executive Director, Growth and Regeneration in consultation with the Council’s s.151 Officer and Deputy Mayor with responsibility for Finance, Governance and Performance, to enter into a grant agreement and procure and award contracts for expenditure of the WECA grant funding for the development of the Hawkfield Business Park site. In their role as the Council’s Strategic Partner, ARCADIS were approached to provide a proposal to deliver the services as detailed in Section 1. ARCADIS submitted a Project Plan dated 27th July outlining the scope, methodology, resourcing, and fees. This was reviewed by Oliver Roberts, Senior PM and approved by James Anderson, Head of Capital Projects. Services commenced on 27th July.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - Not applicable
Option 2 -
Option 3 -

Publication date: 04/10/2021

Date of decision: 01/10/2021