Decision details

Wembley Housing Zone Update and Appointment of Architecturally Led Multidisciplinary Design Team

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To approve the release of funding for the revised method of delivery of the Wembley Housing Zone programme and to delegate authority to the Strategic Director of Regeneration in consultation with the Lead Member for Regeneration, Growth, Employment and Skills to:

- award a contract for a multidisciplinary design delivery team from the Architecture, Design and Urbanism Panel (ADUP) framework

- oversee design development, viability testing, consultation and ultimately agree the scheme that is submitted for planning approval.

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

 

15.1    The revised method of delivery of the Wembley Housing Zone programme such that the Council lead on design and planning for development on its own land interests, as set out in paragraph 3.3 of the report, be approved;

 

15.2    The intention to procure a multidisciplinary design delivery team using the pre-tender considerations detailed in Appendix 1, be noted;

 

15.3    Authority to award a contract for a multidisciplinary design delivery team from the Architecture, Design and Urbanism Panel (ADUP) framework using the evaluation criteria detailed in Appendix 2, for the reasons detailed in paragraph 3.11 of the report, be delegated to the Strategic Director Regeneration & Environment, in consultation with Lead Member for Regeneration, Growth, Employment and Skills;

 

15.4    Authority to oversee design development, viability testing, consultation and ultimately agree the scheme that is submitted for planning approval, be to delegated to the Strategic Director Regeneration & Environment in consultation with Lead Member for Regeneration, Growth, Employment and Skills; and

 

15.5    The release of up to £1m funding (already allocated for Wembley Housing Zones Masterplanning and Planning applications under a Joint Venture) to finance Council-led Masterplanning, Planning applications and supporting services and surveys of sites, as discussed in the report, be approved.

 

Wards Affected: Wembley Central;

Contact: Maire Grogan, Principal Regeneration Officer (Housing Zones) Email: Maire.Grogan@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 3390.

Report author: Maire Grogan

Publication date: 16/01/2018

Date of decision: 15/01/2018

Decided at meeting: 15/01/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 23/01/2018

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