Commuted sums

Hampshire County Council needs developers to pay a commuted sum of money. This funds the future maintenance of items that have a higher maintenance cost compared with conventional materials or items, or those that would not be required if the development hadn't happened.

Where appropriate, Section 278 and Section 38 Agreements will include provision for commuted sums towards maintenance.

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Commuted sums schedule of items and charges

Unusual paving, surfacing and HFS

Item Rate Notes
HFS £31.85 per m2 One-off replacement cost
Block paving 80mm on sand and sub-base in carriageway £149.26 per m2 One-off replacement cost
Block paving 80mm on resin and concrete in carriageway £178.13 per m2 One-off replacement cost
Block paving 60mm on sand and sub-base in Footway £117.60 per m2 One-off replacement cost
Permeable paving   To be advised

Traffic signals including controlled crossing

Item Rate Notes
Traffic signals including controlled crossing 20% of works cost Rate should include TM costs

Illuminated signs

Item Rate Notes
Illuminated signs £2,214.45 One-off replacement cost
Illuminated signs >4m2 £596 per m2 One-off replacement cost

Decorative - non-standard lighting

Item Rate Notes
Decorative non-standard lighting < 6m £3,398.85 One-off replacement cost
Decorative non-standard lighting > 6m £3,897.60 One-off replacement cost

Street furniture

Item Rate Notes
Bus Stop (poles and flags) ONLY £262.50 One-off replacement cost
Pedestrian guardrail  £149.10 per/lm One-off replacement cost
Cycle rack (all types) £339.05 One-off replacement cost
Seating and benches £1,652.70 One-off replacement cost
Bollards (Dragons Teeth) £97.13 One-off replacement cost
Bollard (plastic socketed) £532.35 One-off replacement cost
Bollards (concrete) £359.10 One-off replacement cost

Bus shelters, including passenger information and variable message signs

Item Rate Notes
Bus shelters, including passenger information and variable message signs £17,333.93 One-off replacement cost
Bus shelter £4,905.60 One-off replacement cost

Structures including culverts over 900 diameters, head walls and retaining walls

Item Rate Notes
Structures including culverts over 900 diameters, head walls and retaining walls 20% of works cost Rates should include TM and should be confirmed with the QS team if there are any concerns

Trees - new

Item Rate Notes
Trees - new £1019.55 per tree  

Trees - existing

Item Rate Notes
Trees (semi mature) £1,272.60 per tree  
Trees (mature) £2,198.70 per tree  

Landscaping

Item Rate Notes
Shrub bed £30.45 per m2 Based on maintenance cost over 25 years
Verge (grass) £40.85 per m2 Based on maintenance cost over 25 years

Soakaways

Item Rate Notes
Soakaways <=5m3 £3,941.70 per item One off replacement cost
Soakaways >5m3 £788 per m3 One off replacement cost

Hydrobrakes

Item Rate Notes
Vortex flow control  £5,760.30 per item One off replacement cost

Petrol interceptor

Item Rate Notes
Petrol interceptor <=8m3 £21,576.45 per item One off replacement cost
Petrol interceptor >8m3 £37,294.43 per item One off replacement cost

Pebble drains and linear ditches

Item Rate Notes
Pebble drains and linear ditches £246.75 per/lm Replacement and maintenance cost
Linear ditches £236.25 per/lm Replacement and maintenance cost

The commuted sum rates are in accordance with our published guidance and are based on Hampshire County Council's Highway schemes tendered rates over the last two years with a BCIS uplift applied. Please be advised the rates applicable for each scheme will be appended to the signed legal agreement.