Decision details

Next Stage of Transformation of the Gascoigne Neighbourhood

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Gascoigne Estate regeneration is a long-term programme to transform the estate by providing new housing and improved public realm.  The Cabinet will be presented with an update on progress and asked to approve proposals to progress the delivery of future phases of the programme, including appropriate delegations.


Cabinet resolved to:


(i)  Delegate authority to the Managing Director, advised by Investment Panel and in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance, Performance and Core Services, to consider and agree investment proposals for individual parcels of the Gascoigne Estate regeneration as they are brought forward;


(ii)  Delegate authority to the Managing Director, in consultation with the Strategic Director, Law and Governance, to enter into a lease agreement with B+D Energy for the lease of land on Gudwara Way, to enable the delivery of the energy centre to provide energy to the new homes on the Gascoigne Estate and other town centre developments; and


(iii)  Re-affirm the approval given by Cabinet under Minute 31(xi) (24 July 2012) for the use by the Council of its Compulsory Purchase Order making powers pursuant to Section 17 of the Housing Act 1985 (as amended) for the acquisition of leasehold interests in relevant properties, for the purposes of securing land to facilitate the redevelopment of those areas.

Report author: Darren Mackin

Publication date: 22/04/2021

Date of decision: 20/04/2021

Decided at meeting: 20/04/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 29/04/2021

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