Decision details

Roll Out of Phase II of the Libraries Refurbishment Programme (Cllr Higgins)

Decision Maker: CABINET

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes




That Cabinet agrees to:


  1. The appointment of J D Interiors Limited to undertake the expansion and  refurbishment of the following libraries Ickenham, Kingshill (Charville), OaklandsGate (Northwood) and Yiewsley which combined form part of the phase II libraries modernisation programme.


  1. Incorporate the joinery and “fit out” of Botwell Library into the main scheme with the Major Construction Team tendering these elements, (with officers from Planning and Community Services), and supervising them as part of the main project.


  1. The release of £1.5 Million allowed for in the capital programme to fund the phase II libraries refurbishment programme, subject to the agreement by the Leader of the Council and Cabinet Member for Finance and Business Services.


Reason for decision


To progress the ‘roll out’ of the council’s libraries refurbishment programme in order to meet the time table specified in the Council Plan – 2008 – 2010.


Alternative Options considered and rejected


Not to progress the phase II refurbishment programme. To delay the phase II refurbishment programme.


Exempt information


The report on this item was included in Part II as it contained information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the Authority holding that information) and the public interest in withholding the information outweighed the public interest in disclosing it (exempt information under paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985 as amended.


Officers to Action:


Andrew Malin & Mohamed Bhimani, Planning & Community Services



Publication date: 29/05/2009

Date of decision: 28/05/2009

Decided at meeting: 28/05/2009 - CABINET

Effective from: 06/06/2009

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