Decision details

Charville Lane Childrens Home, Hayes

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes




That Cabinet:


1.    Accept the tender from Bugler Developments Ltd for the construction of the new Charville Lane Children’s Home at a cost of £3,656k;


2.    Agree to the capital release request of £3,681k from the Charville Lane Children Specialist House budget for External Fees, Internal Fees, Surveys and Investigations, Planning and Building Control Fees and Project Contingency.


3.    Agree to the virement and capital release request of £635k from the 2023/24 general capital contingency for funding the increased costs of the Charville Lane Development which is mainly due to increased inflationary costs facing the construction industry.


Reasons for decision


Cabinet agreed to appoint a contractor, and agreed the funding for it, to deliver the re-build project for the Charville Lane Children’s Home.


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

Jenny Evans




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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