Issue details

Award of Contract for the Fire Risk Assessment Consultancy Services

To support the recommendations for an award of contract to the preferred tenderer for the delivery of key service in ensuring safety of residents and compliance with legislation and Council’s policy.

Award of Fire Risk Assessor contract to deliver quality Fire Risk Assessments to Council properties, and provision of impartial advice on report findings, aimed to support the varied needs of the property portfolios for housing, corporate and school buildings. Whilst ensuring it meets the Council’s ongoing requirements to comply with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, Fire Safety Act 2021, Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022.


The delivery of this service will align with the Council’s Fire Safety Policy which states:

           Ensuring properties containing Council homes have current Fire Risk Assessments with all recommendations actioned (e.g., covering communal areas, etc.)

           Ensuring Fire risk assessments are reviewed following significant changes or any fire events in properties containing Council homes.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £1,000,000;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/04/2023

Financial Impact: Expenditure or savings of up to £5,000,000;

Decision due: Not before 18th May 2023 by Executive Mayor

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Homes

Lead director: Corporate Director of Housing

Department: Housing Directorate

Contact: Sam Pullen, Compliance Manager (Housing) Email: