Decision details

Refurbishment and Change of Use of Grays Court Hospital

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Cabinet will be asked to approve proposals relating to the refurbishment of Grays Court Community Hospital, John Parker Close, Dagenham, to provide approximately 56 temporary accommodation rooms and an office location for Community Solutions staff based at John Smith House to provide on-site support to residents in the temporary accommodation.


Cabinet resolved to:


(i)   Approve the refurbishment of Grays Court Hospital to provide c. 56 temporary accommodation units and ancillary office space for the relocation of the Community Solutions Team;


(ii)  Agree to funding up to £3,951,000 within the Capital Programme to finance the refurbishment of Grays Court Hospital to cover the Total Development costs to deliver the scheme;


(iii)  Delegate authority to the Director of Inclusive Growth, in consultation with the Director of Law and Governance and the Chief Operating Officer, to negotiate terms and agree the contract documents to fully implement and effect the project; and


(iv)  Authorise the Director of Law and Governance, or an authorised delegate on their behalf, to execute all the legal agreements, contracts and other documents on behalf of the Council.

Report author: David Harley

Publication date: 17/07/2019

Date of decision: 16/07/2019

Decided at meeting: 16/07/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 25/07/2019

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