Decision details

Kilburn Square Housing Projects

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Cabinet to delegate decision to Strategic Director of Community Well-being to seek approval from the Secretary of State to appropriate land and advise Cabinet of the intention to deliver infill development following consultation with stakeholders.

Decision:

Cabinet RESOLVED:

 

(1)      To note the importance of the refurbishment works for the tower block and low rise maisonettes, and endorse the timeline and intention to establish a portfolio of options to support leaseholders with the payment of the recharge for the refurbishment works.

 

(2)      To note the increased engagement that was planned, primarily but not exclusively with residents of Kilburn Square for the proposed development, and endorse the project team to recommended changes to the designs following the outcome of engagement.

 

(3)      To delegate authority for the Strategic Director Community Wellbeing in consultation with the Lead Member for Housing and Welfare Reform to consult with those affected by the appropriation of Kilburn Square Site, the Clinic Site or the Brondesbury Road Site, (the Sites) and to consider the results from the equality monitoring highlighted in 6.2 of the report to ensure compliance with the Public Sector Equality Duty as well as the responses of the consultation and thereafter, and where relevant, to appropriate the Sites for planning purposes in order to facilitate the redevelopment of the site for which planning permission was being sought.

 

(4)      To delegate authority to the Strategic Director Community Wellbeing in consultation with the Lead Member for Housing & Welfare Reform to make an application to seek the Secretary of State’s consent under section 19 of the Housing Act 1985 to appropriate for another purpose (here for planning purposes in order to facilitate the redevelopment of the Sites for which Planning Permission is being sought) any part of Kilburn Square Site, the Clinic Site or the Brondesbury Road Site including any part consisting of a house or part of a house so that parts of these sites are no longer held for the purposes of Part ll of the Housing Act 1985.

 

(5)     To delegate authority to the Strategic Director Community Wellbeing in consultation with the Lead Member for Housing and Welfare Reform to undertake the consultation pursuant to section 122 (2A) of the Local Government Act 1972 to consider the response to the consultation to appropriate the open space for planning purposes in order to facilitate the redevelopment of the open space for which Planning Permission was being sought.

 

(6)     To agree to apply section 203 of the Housing and Planning Act to override third party rights and to pay affected third parties compensation where required by statute.

Wards Affected: Kilburn;

Contact: Kathryn Eames, Senior Project Manager, St Raphael’s, Housing Partnerships Email: kathryn.eames@brent.gov.uk.

Report author: Kathryn Eames

Publication date: 19/07/2021

Date of decision: 19/07/2021

Decided at meeting: 19/07/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 27/07/2021

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