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Decisions

25/11/2022 - Rye Lane - Traffic Arrangement Consultation Review ref: 7756    For Determination

To approve proposals for Rye Lane in regard to the traffic arrangement

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Leisure, Parks, Streets and Clean Air

Decision published: 25/11/2022

Effective from: 03/12/2022

Decision:

 

1.  That consideration be given to the 1,585 responses received in relation to the experimental traffic arrangement on Rye Lane and the recommendations made by highways officers regarding the future of the scheme based on the Consultation Report in Appendix 1 and Overview Monitoring Report in Appendix 2.

 

2.  That officers be instructed to make the traffic management orders required to make the two-way bus arrangement (Option A) on Rye Lane permanent and retain loading and unloading for other motor vehicles from 7-10am Mon-Sun.

 

3.  That it be noted that a further report will be brought to the cabinet member should objections be received, that officers are unable to resolve, during the statutory consultation stage planned for the permanent traffic orders.

 

4.  That it be recommended that once the bus arrangement has been formalised, further interventions are implemented based on other feedback received during the consultation. This will include a full review of the restrictions on all Rye Lane side roads. Specific areas to focus on are outlined in Appendix 1 and include consideration of safer cycling infrastructure, increased footway width to ensure pedestrian safety and potential additional space for retail and hospitality, review of side roads for increased public realm and disabled parking, and will support waste management and refuse collection. A further report will be brought should further interventions be proposed on Rye Lane.

 

Wards affected: Rye Lane;

Lead officer: Caroline Bruce


25/11/2022 - Allocation of grants to schools to enable installation of air filters ref: 7755    Recommendations Approved

Grant funding approval

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Children, Young People, Education and Refugees

Decision published: 25/11/2022

Effective from: 03/12/2022

Decision:

That the Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Children, Young People, Education and Refugees approves grant funding for a pilot programme to enable 36 schools to install air filter units. The aim of the air filters is to improve indoor air quality in terms of pollutants and COVID-19.

 

Wards affected: Borough & Bankside; Camberwell Green; Chaucer; Faraday; London Bridge & West Bermondsey; Newington; North Bermondsey; North Walworth; Old Kent Road; Peckham; Rotherhithe; Rye Lane; South Bermondsey; St George's; St Giles;

Lead officer: Kate Smith


23/11/2022 - Allocation of grants to care homes to enable installation of air filters ref: 7754    Recommendations Approved

Grant funding approval

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing

Decision published: 23/11/2022

Effective from: 01/12/2022

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member for Health and Wellbeing approves grant funding for a pilot programme to enable 16 care homes to install air filter units. The aim of the air filters is to improve indoor air quality in terms of pollutants and COVID-19.

 

Wards affected: Camberwell Green; Dulwich Hill; Dulwich Wood; Goose Green; London Bridge & West Bermondsey; North Bermondsey; Nunhead & Queen's Road; Peckham; Peckham Rye; Rotherhithe; Rye Lane; South Bermondsey; St George's; St Giles;

Lead officer: Kate Smith


18/11/2022 - 2022/23 Getting Involved Grants (GIG), part of the Resident Participation Fund (RPF) - Review ref: 7753    Recommendations Approved

The recommendations regarding the Review of GIG Grant Administration and Stage 1 decision making, be approved.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Council Homes and Homelessness

Decision published: 21/11/2022

Effective from: 29/11/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);


17/11/2022 - Common Purpose Grants programme 2019-23: 1 year extension 2023-4 ref: 7752    For Determination

To agree a 12 month extension to common purpose year grants

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities, Equalities and Finance

Decision published: 17/11/2022

Effective from: 25/11/2022

Decision:

That it be approved that the extension of the Common Purpose grants programme 2019-23 at the current grant amounts for an additional year from 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024. The total annual budget for the programme is £801,451.  The funded organisations are listed in Appendix 1 of the report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Caroline Bruce


17/11/2022 - Adoption of Southwark Council Apprenticeship Levy Transfer Approach ref: 7751    Recommendations Approved

Transfer of Southwark Council’s unspent apprenticeship

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities, Equalities and Finance

Decision published: 17/11/2022

Effective from: 25/11/2022

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member for Communities, Equalities and Finance;

 

1.  Approves an approach to the transfer of Southwark Council’s unspent apprenticeship levy working in partnership with the London Progression Collaboration (LPC) and the GLA.

 

2.  Agrees that operational decisions in regards to implementation of this approach is delegated to the Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development.

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Oli Newman


16/11/2022 - Westmoreland Road traffic reduction - experimental scheme ref: 7750    Recommendations Approved

To approve the introduction of an experimental traffic reduction scheme in the Westmoreland Road area.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Leisure, Parks, Streets and Clean Air

Decision published: 16/11/2022

Effective from: 24/11/2022

Decision:

That the Cabinet Member for Leisure, Parks, Streets & Clean Air;

 

1.  Approves the implementation of a camera-enforced traffic filter on Westmoreland Road, under an Experimental Traffic Management Order (ETMO), see Appendix A.

 

2.  Approves the removal of the traffic filter on Phelp Street under Traffic Management Order (TMO), TMO2122-037_WS Merrow Street’ at the junction of Westmoreland Road to improve vehicle access and egress.

 

3.  Instructs officers to communicate the decision through a mail-out to local residents, provided in advance to local councillors and Cabinet member.

 

4.  Instructs officers to carry out a review with residents 6-8 months after the ETMO live date, to inform a permanent decision on the proposal.

 

Wards affected: Faraday;

Lead officer: Dale Foden


15/11/2022 - Place planning across Southwark's Primary Schools: A strategy for future-proofing quality and supply

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 12/2022

Lead officer: Nina Dohel

Notice of decision: 15/11/2022


15/11/2022 - Local lettings: Hidden homes - Whaddon, Breamore and Grosvenor ref: 7749    Recommendations Approved

To note the new council homes due to be made available from the Hidden Homes programme located on Friary (Breamore), Grosvenor Park and East Dulwich Estates, and to agree the local lettings criteria for the initial lettings of the new homes.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Council Homes and Homelessness

Decision published: 15/11/2022

Effective from: 23/11/2022

Decision:

1.  That the new council homes due to be made available from the Hidden Homes programme located on three estates: Friary (Breamore), Grosvenor Park and East Dulwich Estate be noted.

 

2.  That local lettings criteria below for the initial lettings of the new homes be agreed:

 

  i.  The hidden homes to be advertised through the Homesearch bidding website with 50% of the lettings provided to existing Southwark Council tenants within the local area where there is more than one hidden home located on the estate. Where there is only one hidden home developed, priority will be given to local tenants.

 

  ii.  That the local area is defined as tenants on the estate where the hidden home is located, Friary Estate, Grosvenor Park Estate and East Dulwich Estate.

 

  iii.  Rent arrears of less than four weeks or £50 if claiming housing benefit at point of application and point of offer.

 

  iv.  Households can only move upon successful completion of pre-tenancy inspection and interview as per section 5.26 of the councils published allocation scheme.

 

  v.  Households will be prioritised in existing priority bands and priority stars in accordance with our published allocations scheme.

 

  vi.  Requests for additional bedrooms to the assessed need will not be considered unless on medical grounds confirmed by Housing Solutions medical assessment service. Equally no households will be permitted to move into the new homes where the property size is below their assessed bed need creating a situation of overcrowding.

 

Wards affected: Camberwell Green; Champion Hill; Old Kent Road;

Lead officer: Cheryl Russell


11/11/2022 - Gateway 1 Procurement Strategy Approval - Southwark Works Network Coordination

Procurement Strategy Approval

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision due date: 12/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Patrick Doherty

Notice of decision: 11/11/2022