Decision details

HS2 Amenity Fund: Rebuild of two Scout Community Buildings

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes




That the Cabinet:  


  1. Agree to progress the rebuild of Endeavours Sea Scouts & 2nd Ickenham Scouts Community Buildings with a 42 week build programme. 


  1. Accept the tender from B & X Construction Ltd to demolish and construct the two new Community Buildings at a total cost of £819,485.21 following a procurement exercise as set out in the Tender Appendix.


  1. Agree to allocate £1,108,477.69 of the £1,500,000 HS2 Amenity Fund to finance the Endeavours Sea Scouts & 2nd Ickenham Scouts Community Buildings and approve the capital release of this amount from the 2023-2026 Youth Provision capital programme to fund the overall project.


  1. Delegate authority to the Corporate Director of Place, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Property, Highways & Transport, to make any further necessary decisions with regard to the project’s implementation.


Reasons for decision


Utilising the Local Amenity Fund, which is from HS2 Ltd grant contributions to the Council, Cabinet agreed to the rebuild of two Council-owned scout huts in the Borough.


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

Michael Naughton




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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