Hous­ing con­tracts

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

South La­nark­shire Coun­cil spent over £6.2 mil­lion on con­tracts re­lat­ing to Hall­side Pri­mary be­tween De­cem­ber 7 last year and Au­gust 31, 2017.

Pa­pers that will go in front of a hous­ing and tech­ni­cal re­sources com­mit­tee show the re­source ten­dered six sep­a­rate con­tracts at the school in ex­cess of £50,000.

The big­gest con­tract was to the coun­cil’s own build­ing ser­vices, for par­tial de­mo­li­tion and re­fur­bish­ment of the school as part of the schools modernisation pro­gramme.

Oth­ers in­cluded sub­con­tracts for steel­works, ground­works and land­scap­ing, roof and wall cladding, the in­stal­la­tion of a cen­tral bat­tery sys­tem, plumb­ing for the sprin­kler sys­tem and cur­tain walling, win­dows and ex­ter­nal doors.

AC Whyte and Co were paid £1.65m to up­grade the ex­ter­nal fab­ric of the white flats in Burn­hill, while £382,769 went to SLC build­ing ser­vices for the re­place­ment of com­mon area light­ing and pro­vi­sion of emer­gency light­ing in Cam­bus­lang’s multi story blocks.

Blan­tyre Park Ser­vices Ltd picked up £54,237 for fire dampers in David Walker Gar­dens.

In to­tal, hous­ing re­sources handed out con­tracts worth nearly £41m in that pe­riod last year.

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