Decision details

A Home to be Proud of: the council's approach to ensuring residents are safe, secure and comfortable in their council home

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve a refresh to the 2016 Asset Management Strategy taking into account new Council priorities such as carbon neutrality and the impact of Grenfell  To approve the draft framewowrk and direction for the new asset management strategy taking into account the equality impact assement of draft proposals




1.  That the broad framework for a future asset management strategy (‘The Plan’) that is driven by the council’s commitment to tackling inequality and to keeping people safe in homes that are well maintained and cared for be agreed.


2.  That a full strategy be developed adhering to the principles and priorities set out in the report to be presented to the council’s cabinet in summer 2022.


3.  That the proposal and approach set out in the report to undertake further work to achieve a balanced approach to Climate Emergency commitments be approved.


4.  That a more detailed analysis of inequality in Southwark is required to be undertaken in relation to investment and asset management of our homes.


5.  That the commitment in the report to deliver services that provide safer and secure homes following the legislative changes introduced and upcoming since the last asset management strategy in 2016 be noted.

Report author: Michael Scorer

Publication date: 15/09/2021

Date of decision: 14/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 14/09/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 23/09/2021

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