Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Regeneration and New Homes
Decision status: Recommendations approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: No
To agree a preferred site for a new leisure centre for Canada Water and to authorise public consultation about the proposal, taking into account the scrutiny recommendations.
Overview and Scrutiny Committee on 7 September 2015 considered the call-in of the decision and the committee resolved that its recommendations be formally referred to the cabinet member for regeneration and new homes for consideration.
Overview and Scrutiny Committee met further on 20 October 2015 and received a report back from the cabinet member for regeneration and new homes on the site for a new leisure centre at Canada Water and have submitted additional recommendations for the cabinet member to consider. See report from overview and scrutiny committee dated 10 November 2015 below.
The cabinet member is asked to consider the recommendations of overview and scrutiny committee and take a decision on the preferred site for location of the new leisure centre at Canada Water and to authorise public consultation about the proposal.
The decision will not be subject to a further scrutiny call-in process and will be implementable once notice of the decision is given.
1. That the side identified in Appendix 1 of the report as the preferred site for location of the new Canada Water Leisure Centre be approved.
2. That the requirements for the new centre as set out in paragraph 9 of the report be approved and officers work with British Land to develop proposals for a new leisure centre on the site as part of the Canada Water Masterplan.
3. That officers carry out consultation in line with the overview and scrutiny committee recommendations (1,3 and 4) from 7 September 2015 and recommendations (1 – 7) from 20 October 2015 and that this takes place alongside the British Land Masterplan consultation in the early new year, as set out in the officer advice (see record of decision).
4. That it be noted that a decision on whether to proceed with the delivery of the Leisure centre as part of the Canada Water Masterplan will be taken forward as part of the development agreement with British Land, the terms of which are to be considered by Cabinet early next year.
Publication date: 20/11/2015
Date of decision: 19/11/2015