Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
This report sets out the council's ambitions
- consult with local residents around the proposed redevelopment of the White City Area (non-residential land)
- procure and appoint a design team
- purchase the NHS White City Health Centre
1.1. Approve the strategic case for engaging with residents at White City and the approach to resident consultation.
1.2. Approve the Procurement Strategy to appoint a design team and associated consultants for the development of proposals and consultation on White City Estate area as set out in the exempt Appendix 1, and delegate the decision as to which of the recommended frameworks to use to the Strategic Director for the Economy in consultation with the Cabinet Member for the Economy.
1.3. Approve associated capital budget of up to £2,880,000 required for the initial business case, design, and survey costs.
1.4. Approve the design and survey costs of up to £2,880,000 will be funded from £864,000 of retained right to buy receipts and £2,016,000 of internal or external borrowing by the Housing Revenue Account (HRA).
1.5. Approve the initial allocation of £720,300 from the total £2,880,000 to fund consultants, design and survey costs to RIBA stage 1 (outline scheme plan) from £216,090 of retained right to buy receipts and £504,210 of internal or external borrowing by the HRA.
1.6. Approve the transfer £720,300 from the HRA general reserve to the HRA Regeneration Reserve to meet any aborted capital costs should the project not proceed.
1.7. Delegate the decision to commit expenditure to progress from RIBA stage 1 (outline scheme plan) to RIBA stage 3 (developed design) to the Strategic Director for The Economy, in consultation with the Strategic Director for Finance and Governance and the Cabinet Member for the Economy.
1.8. Delegate the award of the contract for design services to the Strategic Director for The Economy in consultation with the Cabinet Member for the Economy.
1.9. Delegate the award of the cost consultant to the Strategic Director for The Economy in consultation with the Cabinet Member for the Economy.
1.10. Note the recommended approach to stakeholder and resident engagement in the design process.
1.11. Recommend to re-allocate £1,550,000 of the previously approved budget on 4th March 2019 for existing Decent Neighbourhood schemes.
That Cabinet recommends to Full Council
1.12. That the Council approve the budget set out in the exempt Appendix 2 to acquire the NHS PS property and that this additional budget will need to be funded from retained right to buy receipts and HRA borrowing.
Report author: Ayesha Ovaisi
Publication date: 04/06/2019
Date of decision: 03/06/2019
Decided at meeting: 03/06/2019 - Cabinet
Effective from: 10/06/2019