Issue details

Rushcroft Road Refurbishment Scheme

To appoint a contractor to undertake refurbishment works of the retained blocks and also to provide interim security post eviction to all the blocks, including carrying out the necessary enabling works required for health & safety and site security.

There are six blocks; three blocks are to be sold (Matlock House, Clarence House and Lancaster House) and the capital receipt utilised to refurbish the remaining three blocks (Granville, Homer and Oval Houses). These consist of 24 dwellings comprising of 3 leaseholders (sold under RTB legislation), 2 ‘flying’ freeholders (the council lost these properties to adverse possession claims) and 19 council properties occupied by unauthorised persons.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: 2. Financial;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: Coldharbour;

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/07/2013

Decision due: 10 Mar 2014 by Cabinet Member for Planning, Investment and New Homes

First appeared on forward plan: 12 July 2013

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Planning, Investment and New Homes

Lead director: Executive Director of Housing, Regeneration and Environment

Department: Housing, Regeneration and Environment

Contact: Prince Kamanda, Project Manager Property Services (Central) Email:


  • Rushcroft Road Refurbishment Scheme  

Background papers

  • Gateway 2 - Procurment Strategy report  
  • ODDR - Rushcroft Road and Clifton Mansions Disposal Report