Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
(1) the extension of the current Pre-Contract Services Agreement (PCSA) between the Council and Wates to allow for Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) stage 4 design and preparation for the demolition of Civic 9, be agreed;
(2) the Corporate Director of Community, following consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Strategy, Regeneration, Partnerships and Devolution and Portfolio Holder for Housing, be authorised to agree the terms of the extension to the existing PCSA and to enter into all appropriate legal documentation;
(3) the Harrow Strategic Development Partnership (HSDP) be commissioned to carry out the demolition and redevelopment of the site at Milton Road under a Community Works Agreement as provided for in the founding documents of the HSDP; and
(4) the Chief Executive, following consultation with the Corporate Director of Community, the Leader of the Council and Portfolio Holder for Strategy, Regeneration, Partnerships and Devolution and the Portfolio Holder for Housing, be authorised to agree the terms of and formally enter into the Community Works Agreement.
Reasons: To enable the development of housing on the Milton Road site taking the benefit of funding granted under the Building Council Homes for Londoners programme
Alternative Options Considered and Rejected: As set out in the report.
Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted: None.
Report author: Julian Wain
Publication date: 19/11/2021
Date of decision: 18/11/2021
Decided at meeting: 18/11/2021 - Cabinet
Effective from: 27/11/2021