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BIS exceptions to spending controls: property - January to March 2014

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Department Organisation Name Property name Basis for expenditure approval Total Value Approved (£M) Date of approval
BIS UK Atomic Energy Authority BIS-UKSBS-UKAEA-B&CE Contract Extension Culham 1 Year Extension of a Building & Civil Engineering contract at Culham (UKAEA) £0.44 08/01/2014
BIS GPU-LM-2371 / BIS - Connected Digital Economy & Future Cities Catapults As part of the establishment of the Catapult Programme, it has always been envisaged that the individual Catapults will enter into appropriate property transactions to meet their operational requirements. London has previously been announced as the location of choice for FCC and following an extensive property search 1 Sekforde Street has been identified as their preferred property solution as it best meets their intended operational requirements. £0.89 22/01/2014
BIS GPU-LM-2373 / BIS - Connected Digital Economy - Euston Rd, London Establishment of the Catapult. Connected Digital Economy Catapult (CDEC) is currently in the early stages of negotiations with the developer/landlord of their preferred property following an extensive property search exercise conducted by CBRE commercial property agents. London has already been announced by the Catapult as their location following a rigorous location choice exercise. CDEC have subsequently concentrated their property search on the Kings Cross/Euston quarter extending south to Moorgate. £0.98 22/01/2014
BIS MET Office GPU-LM-2384 / BIS - Met Office Property - Shetland Freehold Sale and valued at £220,000 and will be advertised on open market If the marketing exercise is unsuccessful in indentifying a purchaser, the Met Office propose to seek to conclude an off market deal with a local Housing Association (assuming that the housing association will submit an offer). The Housing Association will not compete on the open market for the property. £0.22 06/02/2014