Decisions by Individual Cabinet Members, Cabinet and Committees

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Decisions published

28/04/2021 - Westbury – Phase 1 – Variation to the Development Agreement ref: 7827    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning, Investment and New Homes

Decision published: 20/04/2021

Effective from: 07/05/2021

Decision:

(1)       To authorise the Council to enter into the Deed of Variation with St James Limited to vary the Development Agreement.

 

(2)       To authorise an increase in the budget to £3,050,000 allocated for the Westbury Phase 1 project

 

Wards affected: Clapham Town;

Lead officer: Bruce McRobie


26/04/2021 - Streatham Hill Low Traffic Neighbourhood Experimental Scheme ref: 7826    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director of of Infrastructure, Environment, Public Realm and Climate Change Delivery

Decision published: 16/04/2021

Effective from: 26/04/2021

Decision:

1.         To note the outcome of the statutory consultation set out in paragraph 5.5 below.

 

2.         To issue scheme approval for modifications of the Streatham Hill LTN comprising traffic restrictions in the area bounded by the South Circular/A205 to the north, Leigham Vale to the southeast, Leigham Court Road to the south and Streatham Hill to the west. as illustrated on drawings no. C19-SH-0100-01 Rev 1 and C19_SH_PR_01 to 04 in Appendix A and Appendix B.

 

3.         To approve the making of traffic orders which will allow residents in the sections of Palace Road and Hillside Road, as detailed in paragraph 2.14 to purchase a zone M permit, for as long as the trial Streatham Hill low traffic neighbourhood remains in operation.

 

4.         To implement the scheme in Recommendations 2 and 3 under an experimental traffic management order made under the provisions of Sections 9, 10, 124, Schedule 1 and Part IV of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (RTRA 1984) and that the notices of making for the Experimental Traffic Orders contain the statements specified in Schedule 5 of the Local Authorities' Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996.

 

5.         That any valid objections received during the statutory objection period are considered by way of a written report to the Assistant Director of Infrastructure, Environment, Public Realm & Climate Change Delivery before a decision is reached on whether or not any of the provisions of the experimental order will be made permanent.

 

6.         That, after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police, the London Ambulance Service or the London Fire Brigade, any modifications to any Experimental Order which renders it less restrictive may be authorised by the Assistant Director of Infrastructure, Environment, Public Realm & Climate Change Delivery without the requirement to re-advertise the Order under Section 10(2) of the said Act.

 

7.         To note the updated Equalities Impact Assessment for the Streatham Hill LTN in Appendix C

 

8.         To undertake a non-statutory consultation exercise with local stakeholders prior to any decision being made on moving to a permanent traffic order.

 

9.         To exercise discretion not to hold a public inquiry pursuant to Regulation 9 of the Local Authorities Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996.

 

Wards affected: Streatham Hill;

Lead officer: Simon Anyiamuka


26/04/2021 - Supported Housing for Young People Aged 16-21 and Semi-independent Living for 16-17 year old Children Looked After and Care leavers ref: 7825    Recommendations Approved

The decision to extend the current contracts will enable the Council to continue to provide supported housing to homeless young people in Lambeth, and semi-independent living accommodation to 16/ 17 year old Looked After Children and care leavers.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children and Young People

Decision published: 16/04/2021

Effective from: 05/05/2021

Decision:

 

(1)      To note the expenditure from 01 to 26 April 2021 for an amount of £358,123.78.

 

(2)      To waive section 8.2 of the Contract Standing Orders to extend the following contracts to provide supported housing for young people for the period from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022, with the option to extend for a further two years to 31 March 2023:

 

Service

Provider

Annual contract value

 

Value for the 2-year extension

Number of units

King George’s House

Evolve Housing and Support

£441,039

 

£882,078

94

Camberwell Foyer

Centrepoint

£495,000

£990,000

80

Young Persons Supported Housing

Look Ahead Care and Support

£214,286

 

£428,572

33

Teenage Parents Service

Ekaya Housing

£182,381

£364,762

18

Total

£1,332,706

£2,665,412

225

 

(3)      To waive section 8.2 of the Contract Standing Orders to extend the following contracts to provide semi-independent living accommodation to 16/ 17-year old Looked After Children and care leavers for the period from 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2022, with the option to extend for a further two years to 31 March 2023.

 

Provider

Annual contract value

 

Value for the 2-year extension

Number of units

Evolve Housing and Support – Hillyard Street service

£23,403

 

£46,806

7

Inclusive Care

£3,508,597

 

 

 

£7,017,194

Spot purchased

Look Ahead

SP Homes

Young London Today

Holmdene

CAYSH

Step Ahead

The Artemis Team

Total

£3,508,597

£7,064,000

 

 

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sophie Konradsen


23/04/2021 - Disabled Persons’ Parking Places – Batch 2 2019-20 ref: 7824    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director, Parking, Street Management and Commercial, Environment and Streetscene

Decision published: 15/04/2021

Effective from: 23/04/2021

Decision:

 

1.            To undertake statutory consultation on the following proposed traffic orders as provided within sections 6, 45, 46, 49 and 124 of and Part IV of Schedule 9 to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 for:

a)  the provision of disabled persons’ parking places at the locations listed in Appendix A to this report

b)  The deletion of those disabled persons’ parking places listed in Appendix C to this report as having had no objection to their removal

2.            That at locations where no material objections are received, traffic management orders be made or revoked as appropriate and the spaces installed or removed.

3.            That at any location where a material objection is received, a further report be submitted to the Assistant Director for Parking, Street Management and Commercial.

4.            That the Council does not hold a public inquiry prior to the publication of the statutory notice of proposals for the above.

 

Wards affected: Clapham Common; Gipsy Hill; Herne Hill; Knight's Hill; St Leonards; Stockwell; Streatham Hill; Streatham South; Streatham Wells; Thurlow Park; Tulse Hill; Vassall;

Lead officer: Robert Trevaskis


23/04/2021 - Proposed Controlled Parking Zones in St Leonard’s and Streatham Vale (Stage 1 Consultation results) ref: 7822    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director, Parking, Street Management and Commercial, Environment and Streetscene

Decision published: 15/04/2021

Effective from: 23/04/2021

Decision:

1.            To undertake statutory consultation on the following proposed traffic orders, as illustrated as Appendix A to this report:

a)    a new controlled parking zone “St Leonard’s North (Zone I)” with controlled hours 12.00noon-2pm Monday-Friday across an area bounded by Prentis Road, Streatham High Road, Drewstead Road, the borough boundary and Garrad’s Road. Pay by Phone facility to operate with a 1-hour maximum stay and no return within 1 hour.

b)      a new controlled parking zone “St Leonard’s Central (Zone O)” with controlled hours 8.30am-6.30pm Monday-Friday across an area bounded by Streatham High Road, Tooting Bec Gardens, the Tooting-to-Streatham railway line and the Wandsworth borough boundary. Pay by Phone facility to operate with a 4-hour maximum stay and no return within 1 hour.

c)      a new controlled parking zone “Stanthorpe Triangle (Zone U)” with controlled hours 12.00noon-2pm Monday-Friday across an area bounded by Streatham High Road, Shrubbery Road, Gleneldon Road (to the railway bridge) and the Streatham-to-Tulse Hill railway line. Pay by Phone facility to operate with a 1-hour maximum stay and no return within 1 hour.

 

2.            To undertake statutory consultation on proposed traffic orders, to introduce “at any time” (double yellow line) waiting restrictions at the locations in the “St Leonard’s South” and “Streatham Vale West” zones illustrated in Appendix B to this report.

 

3.            That material objections resulting from the above statutory consultation are considered by way of a separate officer delegated decision report, in consultation with the Deputy Leader of the Council (Sustainable Transport, Environment and Clean Air) before any decision is made whether to implement, amend or withdraw the proposal.

 

Wards affected: St Leonards; Streatham South;

Lead officer: Leonardo Morris


22/04/2021 - Proposed Cycle Hangars - Phase 4b ref: 7821    Recommendations Approved

Approval is sought for Phase 4b of the Council’s on-street cycle hangar installation programme, consisting of 18 new hangar sites. The report considers feedback received to informal public consultations with residents before recommending progress to the statutory consultation process.

Decision Maker: Assistant Director, Parking, Street Management and Commercial, Environment and Streetscene

Decision published: 14/04/2021

Effective from: 22/04/2021

Decision:

(1)      To note and consider the representations including objections received in respect of the proposals detailed in this report (set out in Appendix C)

 

(2)       To issue scheme approval for the installation/relocation of 18 Phase 4b cycle hangars at the locations set out in Appendix A at a total cost of £88,200.

(3)       Subject to the above approval, to agree to these schemes’ implementation under sections 6, 45, 63, 124 and Schedule 1 and Part IV of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, subject to no material objections resulting from the statutory consultation process, but that any objections that are received are considered by the Assistant Director of Parking, Streetworks and Commercial by way of a written report before a decision is reached.

 

(4)       To exercise discretion not to hold a public inquiry pursuant to Regulation 9 of the Local Authorities Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996.

 

 

Wards affected: Brixton Hill; Clapham Common; Clapham Town; Coldharbour; Ferndale; Herne Hill; Larkhall; St Leonards; Stockwell; Thornton; Thurlow Park; Tulse Hill; Vassall;

Lead officer: Caroline Stanyon


22/04/2021 - Statutory Consultation Objections to installation of Cycle Hangars within Controlled Parking Zones (CPZs) ref: 7820    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Resident Services

Decision published: 14/04/2021

Effective from: 22/04/2021

Decision:

(1)       Following consideration of representations and objections received during statutory consultation detailed in this report (set out in Appendices B, C & D), to make traffic management orders for the installation of 57 cycle hangars at the locations set out in Appendix A at a total cost of £213,055.

 

(2)        To exercise discretion not to hold a public inquiry pursuant to Regulation 9 of the Local Authorities Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996.

 

Wards affected: Brixton Hill; Clapham Common; Clapham Town; Coldharbour; Ferndale; Herne Hill; Larkhall; Stockwell; Thornton; Thurlow Park; Tulse Hill; Vassall;

Lead officer: Caroline Stanyon


22/04/2021 - Development of Hydethorpe Road ref: 7819    

On 30 March 2020 the Cabinet Member Delegated Decision Report ‘HFL Delivery Plan and HFL Corporate Plan’ delegated authority to the Strategic Director of Sustainable Growth and Opportunity in consultation with the Director of Legal Services and Governance to Agree the terms of Agreements to Lease, Lease and such other legal agreements as are required to undertake the projects included in the HFL Business Plan.

This report seeks approval for the Council to enter into various legal agreements with Homes for Lambeth (‘HfL’) to enable the development of the site at 200-260 Hydethorpe Road that includes the construction of 14 new homes as set out in the HFL Business Plan.

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Sustainable Growth and Opportunity

Decision published: 14/04/2021

Effective from: 22/04/2021

Decision:

(1)       To authorise the Council to enter into an Agreement to Lease with HfL Build Ltd for the land at 200-260 Hydethorpe Road.

 

(2)       On satisfaction of the conditions precedent contained in the Agreement to Lease, to authorise the Council to enter into the Lease with HfL Build Ltd for the land at 200-260 Hydethorpe Road.

 

(3)        To authorise the Council to enter into such other legal agreements, such as wayleaves and party wall agreements to enable the completion of the development at Hydethorpe Road.

 

Wards affected: Thornton;

Lead officer: Bruce McRobie


21/04/2021 - Hillside Gardens Park ref: 7818    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Resident Services

Decision published: 13/04/2021

Effective from: 21/04/2021

Decision:

1.         To allocate £260,000 through Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) in order to deliver investment in tennis, multi-use games area and toilets at Hillside Gardens Park

 

Wards affected: Streatham Hill;

Lead officer: Dan Thomas


21/04/2021 - Contract Award - Project Management and Technical Services Contract ref: 7817    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Performance

Decision published: 13/04/2021

Effective from: 29/04/2021

Decision:

1.    To award the contract for Project Management Services to Ridge and Partners for an estimated contract value of £4.5m for the duration of 26 April  2021 to 25 April  2024 with an option to extend for a further two years to 25 April 2026 for an estimated total contract value of £7.5m.

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Patricia Anamoah


20/04/2021 - Design, Development and Implementation of a Dynamic Purchasing System Capability ref: 7816    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Resident Services

Decision published: 12/04/2021

Effective from: 20/04/2021

Decision:

1.    To award a five-month contract to Axians Limited for the development of a bespoke DPS solution for Lambeth starting end April 2021 for an amount of £184,500.

 

2.    To award a maximum two year contract to Axians Limited for technical system support starting end August 2021 to end July 2023, with the option to extend for a further two years to end July 2025, once system development is complete, for a value of £51,735 per year and a total maximum value of £205,500.

 

3.    To award a maximum two-year contract to a Constructionline for supplier management and assurance (verification, vetting and onboarding) starting early May 2021 for a maximum total contract value of £85,990.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Cordelia Asamoah


13/04/2021 - Lambeth Future Workspace Fund – First Round Funding Agreements ref: 7815    Recommendations Approved

Following the first round of applications to the Future Workspace Fund, a cabinet member decision will be required to approve the allocation of funding to successful applications.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning, Investment and New Homes

Decision published: 01/04/2021

Effective from: 21/04/2021

Decision:

 

1.             To agree to fund the recommended projects and that the Council enters into the respective loan and grant funding agreements.

 

2.             To authorise spend of £1,849,500 of the allocated Future Workspace Fund budget on the four projects outlined within this report. 

 

3.             To authorise the spend of £100,000 of the Brixton Creative Enterprise Zone Capital Budget on the Ten87 Studio Project.

 

4.             To delegate the decision regarding finalised terms of funding agreements to the Director of Finance and Property and the Director of Economy, Culture and Skills.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sally Dickens


12/04/2021 - Council and Homes for Lambeth Shareholders’ Agreement ref: 7814    

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Sustainable Growth and Opportunity

Decision published: 31/03/2021

Effective from: 12/04/2021

Decision:

(1)       To approve that the Council enters into the Shareholders Agreement appended to this report.

(2)       To approve that the Shareholders Agreement will be signed and thereby executed as a deed on 12th April 2021.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Tom Branton


12/04/2021 - COVID-19 School Streets Implementation ref: 7813    

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Decision Maker: Assistant Director, Parking, Street Management and Commercial, Environment and Streetscene

Decision published: 31/03/2021

Effective from: 12/04/2021

Decision:

1.    To issue approval for 20 “School Streets” schemes as listed in Appendix A to this report, to transition from two Temporary Traffic Orders, which were made operational on 2 September 2020 and 2 November 2020 respectively, to a new Experimental Traffic Order. The total estimated cost for this is £74,000 and the effect of which would be to prohibit motor vehicles from the affected streets at drop off and pick up Monday-Friday during term-time. To see full list of restriction times and locations see Appendix A.

 

2.    To implement Recommendation 1 under an Experimental Traffic Management Order made under the provisions of Sections 9, 10, 124, Schedule 1 and Part IV of Schedule 9 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 (RTRA 1984) and that the notices of making for the Experimental Traffic Orders contain the statements specified in Schedule 5 of the Local Authorities' Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996. This order will replace the Temporary Traffic Orders which came into operation on 2 September 2020 and 2 November 2020 under Section 14 of RTRA 1984 which applies to the Roads referred to in Appendix A.

 

3.    That, after consultation with the Chief Officer of Police, any modifications to the Order which renders it less restrictive may be authorised by the Assistant Director for Parking Street Management and Commercial, acting in consultation with the Head Teacher of the relevant school without the requirement to re-advertise the Order under Section 10(2) of the said Act.

 

4.     That residents living within the closed sections of the School Street zones who require access, as shown in Appendix A, will be able to apply for a virtual exemption permit for nominated vehicles to access the zone at all times without committing an offence. Resident vehicles need to be registered to an address within the School Street Zone. That vehicles nominated by resident Blue Badge holders and Blue Badge holders of the school (pupils, parents and staff) who require access will be exempt from the zone at all times without committing an offence.

 

5.     To give approval to amend the Traffic Order for Lowden Road School Street, which came in to operation on 14/09/2020, to reflect that residents living on Lowden Road will be able to apply for an exemption permit for nominated vehicles to access the zone at all times without committing an offence.

 

6.     To introduce an additional COVID-19 School Street at Reay Primary School and include this on the Experimental Traffic Order with the aforementioned 19 schemes, bringing the total number of schemes on this order to 20.

 

7.     That any valid objections received during the statutory objection period are considered by way of a written report to Assistant Director of Parking, Street Management and Commercial before a decision is reached on whether or not any of the provisions of the experimental order will be made permanent.

 

8.     To exercise discretion not to hold a public inquiry pursuant to Regulation 9 of the Local Authorities Traffic Orders (Procedure) (England and Wales) Regulations 1996.

 

Wards affected: Bishop's; Brixton Hill; Clapham Common; Coldharbour; Ferndale; Gipsy Hill; Knight's Hill; Larkhall; Prince's; Stockwell; Streatham South; Streatham Wells; Thornton; Vassall;

Lead officer: Joseph Lindsay


08/04/2021 - Software Managed Service to Support Contract Management and Dynamic Purchasing Systems ref: 7810    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Resident Services

Decision published: 29/03/2021

Effective from: 08/04/2021

Decision:

1.    To award to an initial three-year Managed Service contract to Axians Limited for the OutSystems software platform and associated technical assistance, starting 1 April 2021 to 31 March 2024 at a cost of £284,000, with the option to extended for a further 12 months to the 31 March 2025 at a total contract cost of £387,950.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Cordelia Asamoah


07/04/2021 - S106 Employment & Skills Programmes 2020-21 ref: 7809    Recommendations Approved

Approval required for drawdown of S106 funds for Employment & Skills programmes in 20-21

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader of the Council (Jobs, Skills and Community Safety)

Decision published: 26/03/2021

Effective from: 15/04/2021

Decision:

 

1.         To approve a maximum drawdown of £811,801 from S106 employment and training contributions for Skills and Employment staffing and programmes in 2020-21.

 

2.         To note £398,800 of external match funding secured, with £117,324 for drawdown in 2020-21.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jacqueline Faulkner