Agenda item

Gateway 2 - London Metropolitan Archives - Replacement of Fire Alarm, Chillers and Landlords Lighting and Power

Report of the City Surveyor


The Sub Committee considered a Gateway 2 report of the City Surveyor concerning the replacement of fire alarm, chillers and landlords lighting and power at the London Metropolitan Archives. The City Surveyor introduced the report and drew Members’ attention to the key points.


The Chairman confirmed that funding had been agreed in principle by the Resource Allocation Sub Committee, and that there were some risks around the project which would be scrutinised in full at the next stage of the project.


RESOLVED – That the Projects Sub Committee:


  1. Agree that a budget of £145,000 is approved to carry out more detailed surveys to prepare the M&E design and tender documents to reach the next Gateway;


  1. Note the total estimated cost of the project of £1,145,000(excluding risk);


  1. Note that there is a Costed Risk of £180,000 (post-mitigation);


  1. Note that the total estimated cost of the project is £1,325,000 (including risk); and


  1. Note that ‘in principle’ central funding from City Fund reserves was agreed as part of the 2020/21 annual capital bids, together with an element of funding recoverable from the Finsbury Business Centre (elements that additionally benefit FBC) – giving a total funding envelope of £1,630,073.

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