Decision details

Authority to Approve a Scheme Budget and Appoint a Contractor for Breezehurst Phase 2 Housing Development

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Authority to enter into a Design and Build Contract for the construction of approx. 85 No. dwellings at Breezehurst Phase 2 (also known as Breezehurst playing Fields). Approval of a scheme budget to undertake the detailed design and construction of the development.

Decision:

Exempt Part B - By Virtue of Paragraph 3

Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

 

 

RESOLVED

 

That the Cabinet

 

a)            Subject to Planning Permission being granted, approve the appointment of the preferred contractor 5 under a single stage Design and Build Contract for the development at the Breezehurst Playing Field site. The Contractor to work with the Council to undertake the detailed design and construction of the final scheme. 

 

b)         Delegate to the Head of Crawley Homes and the Chief Executive to complete and enter into the necessary contracts

 

(Generic Delegation 2 will be used to enact this recommendation).

 

 

The Cabinet requests Full Council to:

 

c)         Approve the expenditure stated in paragraph 6.5 of report CH/192 from the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) and Right to Buy one for one receipts for the delivery of approximately 85 new affordable residential units at Breezehurst Playing Fields. 

 

 

Reasons for the Recommendations

 

To provide housing for Crawley residents in need from the housing register.

 

To continue the delivery of dwellings funded from the HRA as part of HRA business plan and the Council’s RTB Receipts (one-for-one) funding programme.

 

 

Report author: Lisa Venn

Publication date: 26/11/2020

Date of decision: 25/11/2020

Decided at meeting: 25/11/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 02/12/2020

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