Decision details

Better Start Children’s Centre delivery in the Streatham area

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children and Young People

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


1.         To approve proposals at a total cost of £432,000 for Better Start services in the Streatham area to be configured as follows:

a.         Hitherfield and Sunnyhill children’s centres to deliver an equitable range of services across the two sites, with approximately 15 sessional activities per week in total.

b.         Streatham Hub children’s centre to remain as a link centre operating two days per week.

c.         One additional Better Start Stay and Play session and one additional Better Start Baby Group to be delivered at Streatham Vale Park Stay and Play one o’clock club under a funding agreement to be entered into with Streatham Youth and Community Trust as a delivery partner.

d.         Delivery of Better Start children’s centre services from Woodmansterne School site to cease.


Publication date: 28/10/2020

Date of decision: 05/11/2020

Effective from: 13/11/2020

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