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Decision details

Moving Forward with the Burnholme Health & Wellness Campus

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: To present the Executive with the Business case proposals for the redevelopment of Burnholme.

Members are asked to approve the Business Case.

To allow additional time to fully evaluate the available procurement routes this item has been deferred to the September Executive.

This decision will now be taken by the Executive in October in order to allow more time to evaluate the available procurement routes.


Resolved:  That the Executive agree to:

(i)                 Note progress towards achieving new uses for the Burnholme site.

(ii)                Seek interest from partners to progress:

·          continued community and sports use on the site;

·          a residential care home for older people;

·          housing provision;

·          health services delivered in a community setting.


(iii)              Agree that Officers develop a spatial plan for site in order to maximise land use and draw up a development timetable, utilising resources already held in the Older Persons’ Accommodation Programme budget.

(iv)              Request that a report is brought back to Executive in Q1 2016 to further examine the risks and rewards of the development and approve the approach/s to procurement of relevant partners.


Reason:  (i) (ii)    To secure the most appropriate and best value approach to develop and deliver the vision for the Burnholme Health & Wellness Campus including the delivery of a residential care home as part of the Older Persons’ Accommodation Programme.

(iii)       So that best use is made of this site.

(iv)       So that the project can progress.



Report author: Louise Cook

Publication date: 29/10/2015

Date of decision: 29/10/2015

Decided at meeting: 29/10/2015 - Executive

Effective from: 03/11/2015

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