Decision details

Introduce Water Fountains throughout Southwark

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To set out the option to develop a scheme for introducing new water fountains throughout Southwark




Decisions of the Cabinet


1.  That the target to increase the number of water fountains within Southwark to a total of 50 by 2021-22 and to ensure each ward has provision of at least one water fountain be approved.


2.  That the funding bid to Greater London Authority (GLA) and Thames Water Oneless scheme, which if successful will fund five of the new fountains be noted.


3.  That the approach to identifying water fountain locations in Southwark be approved.


4.  That the funding strategy set out the in report in respect of water fountains not delivered under GLA and Thames Water’s Oneless scheme be approved.


Decision of the Leader of the Council


5.  That authority be delegated to the cabinet member for environment, transport management and air quality to approve the final approach and strategy of introducing water fountains throughout Southwark.

Report author: Ian Smith

Publication date: 13/03/2019

Date of decision: 12/03/2019

Decided at meeting: 12/03/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 21/03/2019

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