Decision details

New Bridge Park Centre

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

The purpose of this report is to seek Member approval for the enhancements made to the leisure provision incorporating additional community facilities, enterprise space and New Accommodation for Independent Living (NAIL) and delegated authority to enter into a revised Conditional Land Sale Agreement (CLSA) to reflect the enhanced provision.

Decision:

RESOLVED that:

 

i)             Cabinet approved the New Bridge Park Centre provision on the retained site as per the table referenced in paragraph 3.17 of the report from the Strategic Director of Community and Wellbeing.

 

ii)            Cabinet agreed that any land receipt from the sale proceeds of the current Bridge Park site will be used to provide the significantly enhanced community and leisure facilities in the New Bridge Park Centre in response to the community consultation.

 

iii)          Cabinet noted that separate budget provision would be sought for the NAIL housing and enterprise space as part of the capital budget setting process.

 

iv)          Cabinet delegated authority to the Strategic Director of Resources in consultation with the Lead Member for Resources to agree the changes needed to the Conditional Land Sale Agreement to deliver the enhanced facilities.

 

v)            Cabinet delegated authority to the Strategic Director of Community and Wellbeing in consultation with the Lead Member for Public Health, Culture & Leisure to agree the final design for the New Bridge Park Centre.

 

vi)          Cabinet agreed that consultation is to take place in relation to any transitional arrangement for the existing Bridge Park Community Leisure Centre and opening of the New Bridge Park Centre.

 

vii)         Cabinet agreed that the retained site be appropriated for planning purposes in accordance with section 122 of the Local Government Act 1972.

 

viii)        Cabinet delegated authority to the Strategic Director of Community and Wellbeing in consultation with the Lead Member for Public Health, Culture & Leisure to set up a resident advisory group as described in paragraph 3.26 of the report from the Strategic Director of Community and Wellbeing.

Reason Key: Signficant expenditure/savings of £500k or more;

Wards Affected: Stonebridge;

Contact: Phil Porter, Strategic Director, Community Well-being Email: phil.porter@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 5937.

Report author: Aktar Choudhury

Publication date: 12/02/2019

Date of decision: 11/02/2019

Decided at meeting: 11/02/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 19/02/2019

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