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Brasted Close Housing Development

Meeting: 22/03/2017 - Mayor and Cabinet (Item 598)

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Decision:

Having considered an open and a confidential officer report and presentations

by the Cabinet Member for Housing, Councillor Damien Egan, and by three

representatives of Lewisham Citizens, the Mayor agreed that:

 

(1) the work carried out by officers, the London Community Land Trust and

Lewisham Citizens to develop plans for the site be noted and applauded;

 

(2) having considered the responses to the further statutory Section 105

consultation, the garage site on the Brasted Close estate shown by heavy

outline on an attached plan be declared surplus to the Council’s requirements;

 

(3) having considered the confidential information a long-term lease of not

less than 125 years be entered into with the London Community Land Trust

for the site;

 

(4) the financial arrangements detailed in the confidential report be approved;

 

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

Regeneration, in consultation with the Executive Director for Customer

Services and the Head of Law, to negotiate and agree the final terms of the

lease and all other associated legal agreements with the London Community

Land Trust; and

 

(6) the information contained in relation to the DCLG Community Housing

Fund be noted and officers consider options for using this grant to enable the

two current community-led developments in Lewisham, at Brasted

Close and at Church Grove with RUSS.

Minutes:

The report was presented by Councillor Egan who praised Lewisham Citizens for their involvement in the scheme and for attending the Cabinet meeting.

 

The Mayor received a representation in support of the scheme from

Lewisham Citizens representatives, Reverend Michael Kingston, Katy Milner

and Pastor Steve Laurence. Ward members, Councillor Rachel Onikosi and

Councillor Chris Best both offered their support for the initiative. In response

the Mayor. In response the Mayor thanked all involved for their contributions

and warmly endorsed the proposals.

 

Having considered an open and a confidential officer report and presentations

by the Cabinet Member for Housing, Councillor Damien Egan, and by three

representatives of Lewisham Citizens, the Mayor, for the reasons set out in

the report,

 

RESOLVED that:

 

(1) the work carried out by officers, the London Community Land Trust and

Lewisham Citizens to develop plans for the site be noted and applauded;

 

(2) having considered the responses to the further statutory Section 105

consultation, the garage site on the Brasted Close estate shown by heavy

outline on an attached plan be declared surplus to the Council’s requirements;

 

(3) having considered the confidential information a long-term lease of not

less than 125 years be entered into with the London Community Land Trust

for the site;

 

(4) the financial arrangements detailed in the confidential report be approved;

 

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

Regeneration, in consultation with the Executive Director for Customer

Services and the Head of Law, to negotiate and agree the final terms of the

lease and all other associated legal agreements with the London Community

Land Trust; and

 

(6) the information contained in relation to the DCLG Community Housing

Fund be noted and officers consider options for using this grant to enable the

two current community-led developments in Lewisham, at Brasted

Close and at Church Grove with RUSS.