Decision details

The Wave Centre, Maryport - Future High Streets tender

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Executive is requested to approve the award of the contract to a main contractor to deliver a programme of capital works at the Wave Centre, Maryport, following a competitive tender process, in accordance with the Council's procurement regulations.


The subject of the decision


The Assistant Chief Executive (Innovation and Commercial) submitted a report which sought members to consider the award of a contract, in principle, to deliver the capital works for the construction of the Wave Centre project as part of the Future High Streets (FHS) programme.


Due to the significant financial value of the contract and ongoing revenue implications, the contract award would also need to be approved by the Cumberland Shadow Executive.


Councillor M Fitzgerald moved the recommendations as per the report; this was seconded by Councillor T Markley.


A vote was taken, the motion was unanimously agreed.


Alternative options considered


Not to approve the award of contract.


The reason for the decision


To consider the award of contract for the operation of the proposed Workington Innovation Centre.


The decision




That the recommendations as contained within the report be approved.


Report author: Jeremy Hewitson

Publication date: 16/03/2023

Date of decision: 15/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 15/03/2023 - Executive

Effective from: 28/03/2023

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