Decision details

Proposal for ownership and refurbishment of Granville New Homes blocks

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


to agree the proposal for ownership and refurbishment of the Granville New Homes blocks


Having considered and noted the recommendations made by the Community & Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee held on 7 October 21 in relation to their pre decision scrutiny of the proposals, Cabinet RESOLVED:


(1)     To note the options analysis and agree that disposing of the blocks at Granville New Homes to the Council’s Housing Revenue Account was the best option, subject to a consultation with residents being carried out.


(2)     To approve commencing a consultation with residents on the proposed option 1C as set out in sections 5 and 6 of the report.


(3)     To delegate authority to the Strategic Director of Community Wellbeing in consultation with the Director of Finance and the Lead Member (the Deputy Leader) for a final decision regarding the disposal of the properties, subject to the outcomes of the consultation with residents.


(4)     To delegate authority to the Director of Finance to renegotiate the terms and payment of the loan between Brent Council and First Wave Housing Ltd.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Sadie East, Operational Director of Transformation Email: Tel: 020 8937 1507.

Report author: Ralph Gibson

Publication date: 11/10/2021

Date of decision: 11/10/2021

Decided at meeting: 11/10/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 19/10/2021

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