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