Decision details

Repairs Service - Improvement Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve the improvement plan for the internal repairs service




Decisions of the Cabinet


1.  That the repairs improvement plan be approved and a report back on progress be received in June 2021 


2.  That progress in implementing the plan be reported quarterly to the lead cabinet member and also to tenant’s representatives through the council’s new tenants forum or a sub group of that forum.


3.  That the proposed transfer of building services from environment and leisure to the housing and modernisation department be noted. One of the key gains from the shift to housing is that Southwark Building Services will become more seamlessly part of the council and part of the overall housing team


Decision of the Leader of the Council


4.  That authority be delegated to the cabinet member for housing management and modernisation to update the repairs improvement plan to strengthen it as work on it progresses and further specific improvements and actions are identified.

Report author: Caroline Bruce

Publication date: 09/04/2020

Date of decision: 07/04/2020

Decided at meeting: 07/04/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 08/04/2020

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