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Decision details

River Ravensbourne Flood Defence Works

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The Executive Director for Resources and Regeneration’s representative

advised the Mayor that these necessary flood defence works could form a

synergy with the recently agreed proposals for Beckenham Place Park and

there was a possibility economies of scale could be achieved.


Having considered a confidential officer report, and a presentation by the

Deputy Mayor Councillor Alan Smith, the Mayor, for the reasons set out in the





(1) a contribution from the Council of a stated value over three years be

approved to ensure the flood defence works planned, to protect hundreds of

homes and businesses from flooding, can be carried out;


(2) the demolition by the Environment Agency of the disused changing rooms

and the building currently housing a nursery within Beckenham Place Park be

approved, in order to allow the flood defence works to proceed.


(3) authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Resources and

Regeneration, in consultation with the Head of Law, to agree the terms of the

funding agreement for the Council’s contribution with the Environment



The meeting closed at 6.30pm.

Publication date: 03/03/2016

Date of decision: 02/03/2016

Decided at meeting: 02/03/2016 - Mayor and Cabinet

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