Decision details

Stock Condition Surveys for the Housing Stock

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes




That the Cabinet:


1)    Appoint Pellings LLP via a Direct Award from Lot 4 (Building Surveying) of the London Borough of Hillingdon Consultancy Framework to carry out a programme of Stock Condition Surveys of the Council’s HRA dwellings and blocks with a contract period of November 2023 to December 2024 at the cost of £1,128,923.


2)    Delegate authority to the Corporate Director of Place in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Property, Highways & Transport and Cabinet Member for Residents' Services to make any further necessary decisions regarding the programme of Stock Condition Surveys.


3)    Agree to the capital release request of £1,128,923 from the Structural Works workstream within the Housing Revenue Account Works to Stock Programme 2023/24 - 2024/25 capital budget for the Stock Condition Surveys of HRA Dwellings and blocks to form the future capital planned programme.


Reasons for decision


Cabinet agreed the appointment of a consultant – and to the release of funds - to carry out a programme of Stock Condition Surveys of the Council’s housing stock.


Alternative options considered and rejected


Alternative options were considered as set out in the confidential report.


Relevant Select Committee

Property, Highways and Transport

Expiry date for any scrutiny call-in / date decision can be implemented (if no call-in)

These decisions can be called-in by a majority of Members on the Select Committee by 5pm, 17 November 2023

Officer(s) to action

Bobby Finch




Private - Whilst the Cabinet's decisions above are always made public, the officer report relating to this matter is not because it was considered in the private part of the meeting and 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 in accordance with Section 100(A) and paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12 (A) to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).


Publication date: 10/11/2023

Date of decision: 09/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 09/11/2023 - CABINET

Effective from: 18/11/2023

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