Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
In April 2020 Cabinet considered proposals for the over-cladding of 5 blocks of council high rise flats. This report will provide an update on progress and issues encountered with the project to date, this will include details of the revised timeline and costs.
Appendices 1 & 2 to this report is exempt from publication on the basis that it contains information of the description set out in paragraphs 14 and 21 of Part 4 of schedule 12 A of the Local Government Act 1972 and in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.
Appendix 3 to this report is exempt from publication on the basis that it contains information of the description set out in paragraph 16 of part 4 of schedule 12A of the local government act 1972.
1. the increase in estimated costs for the over cladding of the council high rise blocks at Lydstep flats and potential increases for the future projects at Nelson House and Loudoun House be noted
2. the proposed works for the 3 blocks at Lydstep flats with new estimated costs at circa £15,100,000 be carried out
3. a virement be approved from existing budgets to meet the cost of the Lydstep Flats project and it be noted that Over-cladding work at the other high rise blocks will be subject to a further report which will address affordability and funding.
4. authority be delegated to the Corporate Director, People and Communities, in consultation with the Cabinet member for Housing and Communities, the section 151 Officer and Director of Governance and Legal Services , to deal with all aspects of the procurement relating to re-cladding of the 3 high rise blocks at Lydstep Flats, ( including finalising the procurement route, setting the contract evaluation criteria and award of contracts.)
Publication date: 24/09/2021
Date of decision: 23/09/2021
Decided at meeting: 23/09/2021 - Cabinet
Effeithiol O: 06/10/2021