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Decision details

Investment in the Redevelopment of Lincoln Court Independent Living Scheme

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: The report will update Executive on the progress made on the development of Lincoln Court. It will seek approval to invest in an enhanced scheme, with photovoltaic cells to reduce living costs, enhanced communal facilities and additional apartments. It will seek approval for the capital budget to deliver this scheme.

The Executive will be asked to approve the enhanced design for the scheme, approve the budget for the scheme and agree to appoint the preferred bidder to carry out the development work.



Resolved:  (i)      That the enhanced proposal to deliver 35 high quality, future-proofed units of older persons’ independent living accommodation including 15 new build wheelchair accessible apartments and improved communal facilities (Option 1), be approved.


                   (ii)      That it be noted that, in approving the proposal, a commitment is made to provide alternative recreational facilities within Westfield ward following community consultation, including with Sport England, in mitigation for the loss of the Multi-use Games Area, the provision of these alternative facilities to be agreed by Executive subject to a further report and budget approval.


                   (iii)     That authority be delegated to the Director of Health, Housing & Adult Social Care to appoint a contractor to carry out the works, subject to the project being deliverable within the available budget.


Reason:     To secure the long term future of Lincoln Court and ensure that it will provide high quality accommodation for older people to help meet the increasing demand for accessible accommodation in the area.


Report author: Vicky Japes

Publication date: 19/03/2019

Date of decision: 18/03/2019

Decided at meeting: 18/03/2019 - Executive

Effective from: 22/03/2019

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