Decisions by Individual Cabinet Members, Cabinet and Committees

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Decisions published

20/09/2019 - Knights Walk - Phase 1 - Approval to use Section 203 Powers ref: 4426    Recommendations Approved

The London Borough of Lambeth (‘the Council’) owns land at Knights Walk, part of the Cotton Gardens estate in Kennington (plans attached at appendix A) and proposes to redevelop the site in phases. The residential-led, mixed used development will provide housing, retail, and community accommodation across the entirety of the site.

This report seeks approval for the Council to use its powers of appropriation for planning purposes under Section 122 of the Local Government Act 1972 (s.122) to enable the operation of powers under Section 203 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 (s.203) to facilitate the first phase of the development that will include Site 1 and Site 2 (see plans attached appendix A) called the Development Site).

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Sustainable Growth and Opportunity

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 20/09/2019

Decision:

The London Borough of Lambeth (‘the Council’) owns land at Knights Walk, part of the Cotton Gardens estate in Kennington (plans attached at appendix A) and proposes to redevelop the site in phases. The residential-led, mixed used development will provide housing, retail, and community accommodation across the entirety of the site.

 

This report seeks approval for the Council to use its powers of appropriation for planning purposes under Section 122 of the Local Government Act 1972 (s.122) to enable the operation of powers under Section 203 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 (s.203) to facilitate the first phase of the development that will include Site 1 and Site 2 (see plans attached appendix A) called the Development Site).

 

Wards affected: Prince's;

Lead officer: Bruce McRobie


20/09/2019 - South London Innovation Corridor - Workspace Funding for Studio Voltaire ref: 4425    Recommendations Approved

The South London Innovation Corridor is a comprehensive programme to catalyse inclusive growth of the creative and digital industries across the shared economic geographies of Lambeth, Wandsworth, Southwark and Lewisham. The programme is making strategic investments in workspace, business support and talent development.

Of the £8m total programme, £5.2m is allocated to providing capital investment into affordable workspace and incubator projects in order to deliver substantial new and improved commercial floor space. A range of workspace projects within Lambeth, with committed match funding in place, were written into the South London Innovation Corridor £8m funding application, including the Studio Voltaire redevelopment project.

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Sustainable Growth and Opportunity

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 20/09/2019

Lead officer: Matthew Blades


20/09/2019 - South London Innovation Corridor - Workspace Funding for 3Space International House ref: 4424    Recommendations Approved

The South London Innovation Corridor (SLIC) is a comprehensive programme to catalyse inclusive growth of the creative and digital industries across the shared economic geographies of Lambeth, Wandsworth, Southwark and Lewisham. The programme is making strategic investments in workspace, business support and talent development.

The anticipated total value of the programme is £23m, catalysed by a £8m funding allocation from London’s Strategic Investment Pot (SIP), from the London Business Rates Retention Pilot. Of the £8m total programme, £5.2m is allocated to providing capital investment into affordable workspace and incubator projects in order to deliver substantial new and improved commercial floor space. A range of workspace projects within Lambeth, with committed match funding in place, were written into the South London Innovation Corridor £8m funding application, including the 3Space International House workspace project.

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Sustainable Growth and Opportunity

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 20/09/2019

Wards affected: Coldharbour;

Lead officer: Matthew Blades


20/09/2019 - Clapham Common Concessions Contract ref: 4423    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Approve the award of a Concessions Contract to the successful company that has tendered for the Contract. The ITT has not been issued yet.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Equalities and Culture

Decision published: 12/09/2019

Effective from: 28/09/2019

Decision:

This report sets out the tender evaluation process and seeks approval for award of the Concessions Contract for the delivery of commercial events on Clapham Common. This will be a four-year contract with the option to extend for a further year. The tender process was managed by Lambeth Procurement with the tender being submitted electronically using the EU-Supply portal.

 

The evaluation was carried out by the Procurement team, who scored the commercial element, and a panel consisting of events officers who scored the qualitative element. Based on the evaluation, the recommended supplier is Live Nation (Music) UK Ltd.

 

Wards affected: Clapham Common; Clapham Town;

Lead officer: Lee Fiorentino


16/09/2019 - Taking back the Lease for 11, 13 and 15 Bondway, and Converting 13 and 15 into Temporary Accommodation for the Homeless ref: 4422    Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing

Decision published: 06/09/2019

Effective from: 24/09/2019

Decision:

1.    To accept the return of the lease for 11, 13 and 15 Bondway from London and Quadrant Housing Trust (L and Q) and to simultaneously re-grant the lease for number 11 back to L and Q on substantially the same terms as the existing lease for 72 years, which will permit the Council to accept the surrender of the lease for numbers 13 and 15 whilst allowing L and Q to continue licensing number 11 to St Mungo’s to provide a street homelessness assessment centre.

 

2.    To approve and allocate £1.5m to repair and convert two properties -13 and 15  Bondway - into temporary accommodation for the homeless, including paying for security to guard the premises until the work has been completed and the accommodation is let.

 

Wards affected: Oval;

Lead officer: Andy Radice


11/09/2019 - Workwise Project – St Mungo’s – Extension Request 2019/20 ref: 4420    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Resident Services

Decision published: 03/09/2019

Effective from: 11/09/2019

Decision:


1. To note the spend from 01 May 2019 to 11 September 2019 of £36,438.36.

2. To extend the contract with St Mungo’s to deliver the Work Wise project from 01 May 2019 to 30 April 2020 at a total cost of £100,000 with the option to extend for a further year to 30 April 2021, with a maximum total contract value of £200,000.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);


09/09/2019 - Proposed long term letting of Phoenix House to a commercial entity ref: 4419    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Performance

Decision published: 30/08/2019

Effective from: 17/09/2019

Decision:

 

1.         To grant an agreement for lease and a  20 year fully repairing and insuring refurbishment lease to the serviced office operator on the basis of the Heads of Terms proposed (details are provided in the Part II report), subject to carrying out appropriate financial and other due diligence

2.         To approve the capital funding requirement of an amount not more than £14m in respect of all costs associated with the refurbishment and to add a budget to the Capital Investment Programme to fund the expenditure, with full details provided in the Part II report.

3.         To delegate approval of the outline specification and subsequent details to the Head of Valuation and Strategic Assets.

4.         To delegate authority to the Head of Valuation and Strategic Assets for the procurement of professional services to advise the Council, as landlord, on refurbishment design specification,  implementation and validation of certificates for payment with regular updates to the Cabinet Member with responsibility for Finance.

Wards affected: Prince's;

Lead officer: Sophie Linton


05/09/2019 - Proposed Controlled Parking Zone ‘H’ Extension, Croxted Road ref: 4418    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Assistant Director of Highways, Capital Programmes and Sustainability

Decision published: 28/08/2019

Effective from: 05/09/2019

Decision:

1.    That statutory consultation be undertaken on traffic orders to:

a) Extend the existing controlled parking zone ‘H’ southwards on Croxted Road to its junction with Turney Road.

b) That in the event of no unwithdrawn objections being received, the scheme be implemented.

c) That in the event of there being unwithdrawn objections, a delegated decision report be considered by the Assistant Director of Highways, Capital Programmes and Sustainability prior to a decision being made as to whether to implement, reduce or abandon the proposal.

 

2.    That, subject to Southwark Council making a reciprocal amendment to their relevant traffic orders, Southwark Council’s Zone HH permits be valid for use on parking bays on the Lambeth side of Croxted Road in Zone H CPZ, noting that the timescale for this is unrelated to Recommendation (1).

 

 

 

Wards affected: Thurlow Park;

Lead officer: Caroline Stanyon


05/09/2019 - Black Cultural Archives funding ref: 4416    Recommendations Approved

To consider continued funding arrangements and community benefits package for the Black Cultural Archives.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Performance

Decision published: 28/08/2019

Effective from: 13/09/2019

Decision:

1.    To approve £621,960 in grant funding to support the BCA to continue their transition into their new operating model and to refurbish their building to enable greater potential for income generation and ensure their ongoing financial sustainability. Funding will be conditional and released on the achievement of key agreed milestones.

 

2.    To delegate authority to the Director, Enterprise, Jobs and Skills to oversee and agree delivery milestones and the social value terms and conditions.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Dawn Bunce


05/09/2019 - Learning Disability Drop in and Case Management Service ref: 4417    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Social Care

Decision published: 28/08/2019

Effective from: 13/09/2019

Decision:

 

1.         To waive contract standing order 9.2 in order to approve the extension of the Drop-in Service contract to the Rathbone Society from 18 September 2019 to 17 September 2022, with an estimated contract value of £569,253.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Harsha Ganatra


30/08/2019 - Choice Based Lettings Service Contract ref: 4415    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Resident Services

Decision published: 21/08/2019

Effective from: 30/08/2019

Decision:

(1) To note the spend from 01 May to 30 August 2019 for an amount of £39,004.67.
(2) To waive section 3.9-11 of the Council’s Contract Standing Orders relating to tendering which normally require completion for contracts over £100,000.
(3) To award a five year contract from 1 May 2019 to 30 April 2024 to Home Connections Lettings Ltd to provide a the Choice Based Lettings Service, with a total contract value of £195,070 (including the website upgrade).

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);


30/08/2019 - Contract award for provision of the Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA) service ref: 4413    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Adults & Health

Decision published: 21/08/2019

Effective from: 30/08/2019

Decision:


1. To agree a waiver of Contract Standing Orders (Section 17) in order to directly award a contract to POhWER for the provision of Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA) services for 6 months from 30 September 2019 to 30 March 2020.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jonathan Goodall


30/08/2019 - Disposal of 20 Hayter Road, Brixton, London, SW2 5AP ref: 4414    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Performance

Decision published: 21/08/2019

Effective from: 07/09/2019

Decision:

 

To authorise the disposal of 20 Hayter Road, Brixton, London SW2 5AP at market value via Auction.

 

Wards affected: Brixton Hill;

Lead officer: Rubina Nisar